Iola M. Pemberton, 93, of Slater, died Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012, at Big Bend Retreat in Slater.
Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 8, 2012, in Slater City Cemetery with Rev. David L. Duncan officiating. Memorials are suggested to Big Bend Retreat in care of Weiker Funeral Home in Slater.
Born June 19, 1919, in Saline County, she was the daughter of the late William H. and Ida Wollum Lowry. On May 21, 1943, she married Johnny J. Pemberton, who preceded her in death on March 16, 1978. She was a member of Slater Christian Church and was a lifelong area resident.
She is survived by a son, John Wayne Pemberton of Slater; three grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by three brothers, John Lowry, Floyd Lowry and William Howard Lowry Jr.