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Myrtle "Jo" (Burns) Toomey

August 14, 1944 ~ June 3, 2020 (age 75)

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Mrs. Myrtle "Jo" Burns Toomey, loving wife, mother, grandmother, and sister, passed from this life Wednesday, June 3, 2020 at the age of 75. Jo was born in New Orleans, LA on Monday, August 14, 1944 to Robert Leo Burns and Myrtle Josephine Jones Burns (who died during childbirth). Jo was raised by her Uncle Leslie and Aunt Willodean Rolison Jones. Jo is preceded in death by her father, Robert Leo Burns; mother, Myrtle Josephine Burns; uncle, Leslie Jones; aunt, Willodean Rolison Jones. She is survived by her loving husband of 39 years, James "Tom" Toomey, Jr., Millry, AL; daughter, Terri Watson Stevison (Scott), Satsuma, AL; 3 sons, Kobby Watson, Huntsville, AL, Greg Watson, Saraland, AL, James Tom "Lil Tom" Toomey, III (Erin), Millry, AL; 5 grandchildren, Marlee Stevison Boykin (James), Bryce Stevison, Hayden Watson (Maggie), Blake Watson, Brady Watson; sister, Barbara Jones Jackson (Tommy), Satsuma, AL; many nieces and nephews. Graveside Services for Jo will be held at 11:00 AM Saturday, June 6, 2020 at Aquilla Cemetery in Aquilla, AL with Rev. James Murphy officiating. Interment will be in Aquilla Cemetery.

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Services

Graveside Service
Saturday
June 6, 2020

11:00 AM
Aquila Cemetery

Choctaw County, AL

Interment following funeral service
Saturday
June 6, 2020

Aquila Cemetery

Choctaw County, AL

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