Winnon McCann, 76, of Thornton, died Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012 at Jefferson Regional Medical Center in Pine Bluff.

He was born Feb. 4, 1936 in Calhoun County. He was retired from the Calhoun County Road Department and was also a retired Baptist minister.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Birdie McCann and Madie Evans McCann; and his wife, Dorothy Sue Skinner McCann.

He is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, David and Sue McCann of Bearden and J.D. and Kathy McCann of Thornton; two daughters, Becky Tipton and husband, Greg, of Dubach, La. and Mary West of Bearden; four sisters, Juanice Steger of Thornton, Erna Faye Grant of Thornton, Lanette Evans of Hampton and Nervelene Porter of Fayetteville, Tenn.; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Arrangements by Benton Funeral Home in Fordyce.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Burial will follow at New Hope Cemetery near Hampton.†Visitation will be 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

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Published: 11/18/2012