Funeral services for Jimmy Lynn Toon, 81, of Wills Point, were held Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019, at the First Baptist Church in Wills Point. Visitation was held one hour prior to service time. Services were under the direction of Hiett’s LyBrand Funeral Home.
He passed away Feb. 4, 2019, at his home in Wills Point. He was born Jan. 13, 1938, in Bethel, Okla., to parents James Lewis Toon and Josephine O’Hearn.
He was raised in Oklahoma and in Arkansas and graduated from Cove, Arkansas, High School in 1956.
After graduation, he worked on the pipeline in Florida. He married Ina Nell Cook and had one child, Tammie.
He then married Judy Youngblood and had two children, Kim and Christy. He later married Priscilla Stone and had one child, Jaimeson, and helped raised his step-daughter, Chelsea Marie Jordan.
He was a nurseryman and an exotic cattle rancher. He was a friend of Bill W. as of Aug. 25, 1985. He helped many people become friends of Bill W. over the last 38 years.
He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Wills Point. He loved his family and his many friends.
He is preceded in death by his parents, James and Josephine Toon; daughter, Christy Lynn Toon and seven siblings.
He is survived by his daughters, Tammie Hester Shouldice and husband, Robert, of Midlothian, Va., Kim Toon Lewis of Carrollton and Jaimeson Smith and husband, Judge, of Corinth; sister, Jo Helen Chambers and husband, Billy, of Dallas; grandchildren, Tabitha Hester Ervin, Max Hayden Hester, Reeve Lewis and Dylan Josephine Raquel Robbins; great-grandchildren, Rebel Lynn Ervin and Radley Elaine Ervin; and many nieces and nephews too numerous to name.