Etta Mae (Warren) Toone, 87, of McAlester, died Friday, January 9, 2015 in McAlester.
The family will receive visitors from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday, January 12, 2015 at Bishop Funeral Service.
A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, January 13, 2015 at the First Baptist Church of McAlester with Dr. Tim Russell officiating. Interment will be at Memory Gardens Memorial Park Cemetery. Service arrangements are under the direction of Bishop Funeral Service.
Born to Thomas Joseph (T.J.) and Artie Lillian (Davis) Warren November 26, 1927 in rural Pittsburg County near Crowder, Etta Mae graduated from Crowder High School.
She met Leo C. Toone while working at the VA Hospital in Muskogee, Oklahoma. They married February 22, 1947 in McAlester. Etta Mae worked for the Pittsburg County Treasurer office prior to the establishment of Toone Real Estate in the early 1960s. Etta Mae continued as a real estate broker until retiring at the age of 80.
She was a longtime member of First Baptist Church and was active in the choir and taught pre-school Sunday School class. She was a member of the Fortnightly Club.
Etta Mae enjoyed playing Bridge and spending time with her friends.
Survivors include her daughters: Jan McBee and husband, Chuck of McAlester, Peggy Lindley and husband, Harry of McAlester; grandchildren: Tyler McBee and wife, Anh of Arlington, Texas, Charlsey McBee of Tulsa, Hayden Potter and wife Alyssa of Oldsmar, Florida.
Also, great-grandchildren: Alison McBee, Leo McBee, Cecilia Plummer, Alexa Crawley, Ava Kai Collazo; sister: Jo Goodspeed of Del City; and several nieces, nephews, and other family members and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents: T.J and Artie Warren; her husband: Leo C. Toone on April 20, 1993; brothers: Bob Warren, Ed Warren; and sisters: Era Lalman and Irene Sparks.
Pallbearers will be Tyler McBee, Hayden Potter, Tommy Lalman, Mike Goodspeed, J.A. Allford, Bob Chapman, and M. J. Turnipseed.
Memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church Clothing Room and /or to the Parkinson Foundation of Oklahoma, 1831 East 71st. St. Tulsa, OK 74136.