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Marie Schlieker Cannon
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Birth: Sep. 21, 1901
Moniteau County
Missouri, USA
Death: Jul. 7, 2009
Victoria County
Texas, USA

She grew up in Austin. After receiving her degree from the University of Texas in 1926, in Human Ecology, she married the late R.L. Cannon. They moved to San Angelo where they lived for over 30 years. Mrs. Cannon attended TWU where she received her library training. She located in Witchita Falls, where she owned a business and served as school librarian. She spent much of her adult life in McAllen before moving to Victoria in 2004. In McAllen, she was known as the "MOM" of the elementary school libraries. She opened libraries in 15 elementary schools, seeing them accredited by the Association of Schools and Colleges and the Texas Educational Association before retiring. While with the McAllen Independent School District, she served as president of the Valley Chapters of the Texas Association of School Librarians. She also served as secretary of the Valley Library Association. She also participated in a number of community organizations. In San Angelo, she was one of the founders of a chapter of the AAUW. In Witchita Falls, she was a member of AAUW and Little Theatre. In the Valley, she was a Community Concert worker and served on the counseling team at Thurman Clinic. For many years she was a dedicated worker at Trinity Episcopal Church in Parr, served in the church Alter Guild for over 60 years.
Graveside services were held at 11 a.m. on Friday, July 10, in the Bryan City Cemetery. [Information extracted from the Victoria Advocate on July 9, 2009.]
Bryan City Cemetery
Brazos County
Texas, USA
Plot: Blk 20, Lot 94, Space J
Created by: Stardust
Record added: Aug 22, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 95754551
Marie <i>Schlieker</i> Cannon
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~ In remembrance ~
- Stardust
 Added: Aug. 22, 2012

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