Juanita Christina (Fisher) Shannon, 90, of Midwest City, passed away peacefully Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017, in Midwest City.

Juanita Christina (Fisher) Shannon, 90, of Midwest City, passed away peacefully Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017, in Midwest City.

She was born at home close to Lexington, Oklahoma, the youngest of 13 children on Dec. 25, 1926, to Burton Boyd and Carl (Murphy) Fisher. She was the last surviving member of the 13 siblings.

Juanita was raised in Lexington. She moved to California with her older sister and graduated high school in Redlands, California. She later earned her cosmetologist license.

She married Royce D. Shannon on Dec. 24, 1976, and he preceded her in death on Nov. 19, 2007. Juanita remained close to the Shannon family the rest of her life.

Juanita worked as a key punch operator from 1940 to the 1970s before computers. She worked most of her life as a beautician. Juanita was a survivor of two cancers.

She was a devout Christian woman and a proud Republican. She became deeply interested in our politics and was very concerned about the state of our country.

Juanita loved country music and greatly loved any singing and guitar music with her family. She loved animals, especially horses, dogs and cats. Juanita enjoyed spending time with her family, whom she loved dearly. Her wit and presence will be missed, greatly.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Royce Shannon; parents, Burton and Carl Fisher; and all her brothers and sisters.

Those left to cherish her memories are her daughter, Glynis K. Barton of Choctaw; two grandsons, Daniel Cutright of Dallas, Texas, and David Cutright of Yukon; four nieces, Rita Armer of Purcell, Delores Sing of Tecumseh, Peggy Diane Brier of Redlands, California, and Susan Rettig of Redlands, California; two nephews, Vernon and Sandy Fisher and Terry Orr of Clovis, California; and many loving great-nieces and great-nephews.

Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 27, and continue through service time. Service will be 10 a.m., Thursday, Sept. 28, at Cooper Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Clint Dawkins, Sharon Baptist Church, officiating. Burial will follow at Chappel Hill Cemetery in Lexington under the direction of Cooper Funeral Home of Tecumseh.

To share memories, or to sign the guestbook online, go to www.cooperfuneral.com.