Tri-City Ledger -

Sylvia Cook Koon


May 24, 2018

Sylvia Cook Koon, 98, of Brewton, died Sunday, May 20, 2018.

Mrs. Koon was born Aug. 21, 1919, in Damascus, Ala. to Irvin George (I.G.) Cook and Ola Lambert Cook and attended Damascus school through the 11th grade. She boarded in Brewton for her senior year and graduated from T.R. Miller High School, afterward attending Troy State Teacher's College for two years to fulfill her childhood dream of becoming a teacher. She began teaching at the age of 18, later earning her bachelor's degree. She was a member of Damascus Baptist Church and then First Baptist Church of Brewton.

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