Ms. Iris Lee Canada, age 78, of Raiford, Florida, passed away peacefully on March 29, 2019, at Windsor Health and Rehabilitation Center in Starke, Florida. Ms. Canada was born February 2, 1941, in Lake Butler, Florida to the late Lawrence and Annie Dubberly Cannon. Ms. Canada worked in electronics for Siemens Strongberg-Carlson until her retirement in 2001. Ms. Canada loved flowers and plants and being in her flower garden; she had a very green thumb. She also enjoyed dancing and crafting, but her favorite past-time was being with her family. Ms. Canada is preceded in death by her parents; daughter, Cyndi Canada; brothers, Clarence, Joe and Larry Cannon; and sister, Martha Cannon.
Ms. Canada is survived by her sons, Van Lee (Lisa) Canada of Lake Butler and Edward Canada, Jr. of Raiford; daughter, Sherry (Joey) Richard of Raiford; sister, Mildred Mentzer of Orlando, FL; 10 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; numerous extended family also survive.
A funeral to honor Ms. Canada will be held on Wednesday, April 3, at 3:00pm at the Chapel of Archer Funeral Home. Family will receive friends beginning at 2:00pm (1 hour prior to service). Her interment will be at Mt. Zion Cemetery in Lake Butler, FL. Services will be officiated by Rev. Randall Griffis. In lieu of flowers the family has requested donations be made to Haven E.T. York Hospice Care Center. Arrangements are entrusted to ARCHER FUNERAL HOME in Lake Butler, FL. 386-496-2008
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