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Lorene Pouncey

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Lorene Pouncey Obituary
Lorene Pouncey died on Sunday morning Dec 4,2011 at home. She was born Oct 18,1921 in N. Little Rock, AR. She was preceeded in death by her parents Amos J. Pouncey and Mammie Price Pouncey also her brother Jack Pouncey and sister Joanna Pouncey Higginbotham. She is survived by her Life Partner Sandi Glorfield , Houston and her Niece Beth Newton of Greenwood Village, Co. Many nieces and nephews and great-great nieces and nephews. Her life was filled with many extraordinary achievements some of which were 1st LT USAF, B.A's from U of T, Austin and U of C, Berkley, CA. A Masters from U of H, Houston, Tx She worked @ the Hunting Library in San Marino, CA, U of I, Urbana, Il, Library of Congress, Washington, D. C.,and retired from the U of H, Houston in 1978 with a professor Emerita status. She was a Librarian. Her extensive research and Poetry has been published in South America, Europe and The USA. She did research for Judy Chicago (artist) on the Birth Project and Marguerite Johnston on Houston the Unknown City. She was a member of Brigid's Place, LOAF and the Houston Poetry Feast. Her spiritual Home was Christ Church Cathedral which is where her Funeral service will take place at 12noon, Thursday Dec. 8th@ 1117 Texas Avenue, Houston, TX 77002. A reception will follow and location will be announced at the Church. The Family will receive visitors for viewing at Brookside Champions Funeral Home, 3410 FM 1960 from 6-8 P.M. Wednesday Dec 7th. In Lieu of flowers memorials can be made to Brigid's Place @ Christ Church Cathedral.


Published in Houston Chronicle on Dec. 7, 2011
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