Former Bon Secour school principal, Ione Swift, dies

Former Swift School Principal and teacher Ione Wilson Swift died Thursday, Feb. 26, 2009, at a local health care facility. She was 100 years old.

Swift was a resident of Bon Secour for 70 years. As a member of St. Peter’s Episcopal Church there she was a past president of the Women of the Church and also many other offices. She also served as treasurer for the South Baldwin Church of Women United.

Swift was principal and taught seventh grade at Swift School in Bon Secour for 30 years. She retired in 1971.

Former Bon Secour school principal, Ione Swift, dies