OBIT - SMITHSON Beverly Jane Cannon

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OBIT - SMITHSON Beverly Jane Cannon


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Beverly Jane Cannon

Beverly Jane Cannon Smithson, of Greensboro, NC passed away on June 16, 2013. She was born in Herrin, Illinois to the late Hershel Cannon and Iva Mae Cannon on October 9, 1940. Following the death of her mother when she was only 9, Beverly was reared by her sister and brother-in-law, June Cannon Boswick and Dr. John A. Boswick. She grew up in Oak Park, IL and graduated from Oak Park River Forest High School in 1958.

Beverly attended University of Illinois, where she was a member of Alpha Xi Delta sorority. She graduated in 1962 with a Bachelor of Science in Education, and earned a Master's Degree in Education from UNC- Greensboro in 1978. She was a dedicated and gifted educator, and began her teaching career in Mt. Kisco, NY before taking a position with the Department of Defense Schools in Darmstadt, Germany. It was there that she met her beloved husband of 48 years, Robert Smithson. While living in Germany, she spent her free time traveling to many countries. These early adventures led to her love of traveling. Her most meaningful trip was in 1964 when she took a two-week trip to The Holy Land, The Middle East and Egypt. She and her husband Bob, continued to explore the world and shared many adventures traveling together throughout the US and Europe. By example and story-telling, they instilled a sense of the beauty of different cultures in their children and grandchildren.

Following her wedding to Bob in 1965, they lived in Tennessee, North Carolina, and Virginia. Beverly continued to share her gifts as a teacher in many school districts, including Roanoke City Public Schools in Virginia and Guilford County Schools in Greensboro, NC during which time she worked with Title I programs and English as a Second Language programs. Her career as an educator cumulated in a role which she loved, teaching and motivating students enrolled in the Gifted Education program at Guilford Middle School and Wiley Elementary School.

Beverly was beautiful inside and out, was a child of God who always looked for the good in others. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend. …

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