Jerry Toone was born on January 8, 1940 in Okemah, Okla. to Grover Cleveland and Dolly (McNatt) Toone. Jerry passed away on September 15, 2020 in Durant, Okla. at the age of 80.
Jerry married Elizabeth Harrington on March 13, 1972 and they made their home in Bryan County on November 4, 1994. Jerry worked as a handyman who loved and cared deeply for his family. He enjoyed yard work, watching Jerry Springer and he deeply adored his grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Jerry was preceded in death by parents, Grover and Dolly Toone; son, William Toone; brothers Sony, Ray and GC Toone and sisters Sis and Burnice.
Jerry is survived by his loving and devoted wife Elizabeth Toone of home; children: Gail Hooser of Durant, Charles Toone of Durant, Sara Toone of Calera and Matthew Toone and wife Halie of Calera; brothers: Wayne Toone of Bakersfield, Calif. and Bill Toone of Lake Isabella, Calif.; 15 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, September 18, 2020 at Brown’s Funeral Service Chapel. Pastor Larry Harrington will officiate. Interment will follow in Jackson Cemetery in Bennington with Shane Harkey, Rocky Hooser, Allen Bryant, Dakota Burk, Devo Richards and John Cook serving as pallbearers. The family will receive friends at the Funeral Home on Thursday evening from 6-8 p.m.
Arrangements are under the direction of Brown’s Durant Funeral and Cremation Service.