JACKSON COUNTY, ALABAMA -- Janie Lou Autry Shannon age 80, of Chickamauga, Georgia passed away Wednesday - April 27, 2011 from injuries sustained in a tornado.

She was born in Chickamauga, GA to the late Jeff & Nora Ann Wallace Autry.

She was a lifelong resident of Chickamauga and had worked in house keeping at Tri-County/Hutcheson Medical Center and National Health Care of Fort Oglethorpe, GA. She was a member of United Church of God in Chattanooga, TN.

Along with her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband: Charles A. Lindburg Shannon, son: Wallace Shannon, grandson: Chris Shannon, sister: Dorothy Autry, brothers: John, Frank, Charlie, Elder, James, Barnett and Archie Autry. She is survived by her grandson: Ronnie Shannon of Flat Rock, AL, and a brother: Wayne Autry of Ringgold, GA.

Janie Shannon died in a home on County Road 95 in Higdon. It was blown away. Three others died inside the home - John and Elease Whited and Shelba Shannon.