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 Iola <I>Smith</I> Penson

Iola Smith Penson

Birth
Centerville, Leon County, Texas, USA
Death 4 Jun 2004 (aged 91)
San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, USA
Burial San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 8986455 · View Source
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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.


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  • Created by: Deleon Todd
  • Added: 25 Jun 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8986455
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Iola Smith Penson (21 Jun 1912–4 Jun 2004), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8986455, citing Meadowlawn Memorial Park, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Deleon Todd (contributor 46567870) .