John Hurt Shannon, Jr.

John Hurt Shannon, Jr., age 84, died on December 4, 2021, at Grandview Medical Center in Birmingham. He was born June 1, 1937, in Pratt City, Alabama to John H. and Ethel Butler Shannon, who predeceased him. He was a 1954 graduate of Ensley High School and a 1958 graduate of Yale University, His career was spent at Golden Enterprises in Birmingham where he retired as vice president of accounting. He was a resident of Sylacauga, Alabama. Shannon is survived by his wife, Patricia Boland Shannon, of Sylacauga and a sister, Joan Shannon McMillan (Norman) of Montevallo, as well as several cousins, nieces and nephews, and great nieces and nephews, and a special friend, Johnny Thomas, of Sylacauga. No services are planned. Memorials may be made to the Sylacauga Animal Shelter, 41 Shelter Ln, Sylacauga, AL 35151.

Published by The Birmingham News from Dec. 6 to Dec. 8, 2021.