Zola Schwent

Monday, February 12, 2007

PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Zola E. Wilson Schwent, 92, of Perryville died Sunday, Feb. 11, 2007, at the Perry Oaks Manor in Perryville.

She was born Nov. 7, 1914, in Lutesville, Mo., daughter of Henry Luther and Gartha Loberg Moran. She and Woodrow Wilson were married June 19, 1932. He died March 1, 1980. She and Oscar Schwent were married June 19, 1982.

Schwent was a retired cafeteria supervisor with the Perry County School District. She was a member of the United Methodist Church and the Women's Society of Christian Service. She was also a member of the American Legion Post 133 Ladies Auxiliary, VFW Post 4282 Ladies Auxiliary and the American Vets Post 94 Ladies Auxiliary.

Survivors include her husband; a daughter, Norma Bales, of Festus, Mo.; six grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

She was proceeded in death by three sisters, a brother and two infant siblings.

A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Feb. 24 at United Methodist Church in Perryville with the Rev. Dr. Sharon Howard officiating. Friends may call at the church from 9 a.m. until time of service.

Young and Sons Funeral Home in Perryville was in charge of arrangements.