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Thelma "Tommie" Toone Nelson
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Birth: Jun. 7, 1907
Croydon
Morgan County
Utah, USA
Death: Jan. 21, 1994
Sandy
Salt Lake County
Utah, USA

Deseret News
Salt Lake City, Utah
January 23, 1994, Page B9

Our sweet nana, grandma and mother, Thelma "Tommie" Toone Nelson, 86, died January 21, 1994 in Sandy.

Tommie was born June 7, l907 in Croydan, Morgan County, Utah to John Wilford and Harriet Bertha Grover Toone. She married Leo Glen Roberts Nelson on April 4, l928 in Croydan. Their marriage was later solemnized in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. He preceded her in death in 1986.

Tommie was a go-getter and spent years involved in many civic and community events. She was a task force member on the Salt Lake County Council on Aging. Active in local PTA, member of the Daughters of the Utah Pioneers, Director of Civil Defense for the Womens Auxillary in the Draper area, President of the Garden Club. She was instrumental in establishment of the Senior Citizen organization in Draper, where she and Glen lived for many years. She was a member of the LDS Church and served in numerous capacities in the Primary and the Young Womens organizations. Tommie loved music and performed for many years in singing groups throughout the valley. She loved poetry, reading, crocheting and involvement with people. She was happiest with her family around her, enjoying the sweet presence of her many grand and great grandchildren. She was vivacious and determined with a keen and inquiring mind. She will be remembered for her fun sense of humor and quick wit as well as the great personal interest, love and concern she had for each of us.

Tommie is survived by one brother, Hyrum C. Toone, Vernal, Utah; daughters: Mrs Lyle (Jean) Palmer, Santa Rosa, Calif.; Fae Nelson Hiatt, and Mrs Reid (Sunnie) Brown, both of Sandy, Utah; son, Roberts Toone Nelson, Upland, California; 24 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services Tuesday, January 25th, 11 a.m. at the Crescent 7th Ward Chapel, 949 East 10600 South, where friends and family may call one hour prior to the services. Interment Larkin Sunset Gardens. Funeral Directors Memorial Estates Mortuary.
 
 
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 Parents:
  John Wilford Toone (1879 - 1939)
  Harriet Bertha Grover Toone (1882 - 1949)
 
 Spouse:
  Leo Glen Roberts Nelson (1906 - 1986)*
 
 Siblings:
  Claudius Conrad Toone (1902 - 1980)*
  Frank Wilford Toone (1904 - 1955)*
  Thelma Toone Nelson (1907 - 1994)
  George Toone (1907 - 1907)*
  Edison Grover Toone (1909 - 1954)*
  Emerson Grover Toone (1909 - 1910)*
  Hyrum Charles Toone (1911 - 1998)*
  Joseph William Toone (1911 - 1974)*
  Veda Toone Napper (1917 - 1972)*
  Theda Toone Myers (1917 - 1986)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Larkin Sunset Gardens Cemetery
Sandy
Salt Lake County
Utah, USA
Plot: G&S, Section 101, B2
 
Created by: Tony
Record added: Dec 13, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 62892679
Thelma Tommie <i>Toone</i> Nelson
Added by: Bryan Chapman
 
 
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