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Iola Smith Penson
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Birth: Jun. 21, 1912
Centerville (Leon County)
Leon County
Texas, USA
Death: Jun. 4, 2004
San Antonio
Bexar County
Texas, USA

After graduating high school in Oakwood, Texas, she earned Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Education from Prairie View A&M College. Mrs. Penson was the first in her family to achieve this distinction . She taught school in Wells, Texas for 38 years. Later she held long-term teaching positions in Alto, Texas and in San Antonio. Mrs. Penson also worked summers as assistant chief at Camp Capers in Waring, Texas along with her twin sister , Viola Walker . She ended her teaching career in 1980, and enjoyed 26 years of active retirement. Survivors include a sister, Viola ; a step-daughter, Shirley (Maurice) Jackson; a step-grandson, Glenn Johnson; a host of relatives, former students, and many loving friends.  
 
Burial:
Meadowlawn Memorial Park
San Antonio
Bexar County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: Deleon Todd
Record added: Jun 25, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 8986455
Iola <i>Smith</i> Penson
Added by: Deleon Todd
 
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