Maxine M. Toole

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Maxine M. Toole
NORTH AUGUSTA, SC - Funeral Services for Mrs. Maxine Matthews Toole, 94, of North Augusta, SC, who received her wish of seeing the Lord in person when she left her earthly body on April 27, 2016, will be conducted Saturday at 12 noon from the Posey Funeral Chapel. Dr. George Robertson and Rev. John Barrett officiating. Interment in Pineview Memorial Gardens.
Mrs. Toole was a native of Flippin, Arkansas, later residing in Kansas City, Kansas until moving South during World War II, having made North Augusta her home for the past 71 years. She met Reynard Alton Toole, Jr. in Charleston and married Christmas Eve, 1945. Ten years after Alton's death in l996, Mrs. Toole married John Howard Duncan and enjoyed his companionship until his death in 2009. Mrs. Toole's proudest accomplishments were being a wife, homemaker, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She was a member of First Presbyterian Church of Augusta where she attended the Trinity Bible Class. Mrs. Toole had a strong heart for the Lord. She was a Charter Member and the first President of the North Augusta Women's Club and was the only member who remained active throughout the club's 40 year history. Mrs. Toole was a member of the Jesse C. Lynch Memorial American Legion Post #71 Ladies' Auxilary, the Volunteer Board of University Hospital and volunteered at Community Ministry of North Augusta. She was the First Lady of North Augusta when Alton was the Mayor from 1956-57. Mrs. Toole was preceded in death by her son, David Alton Toole.
Survivors include three sons and daughters-in-law, Marc and Connie Toole, and Niles and Jennifer Toole, of North Augusta and N. Dow and Patricia Toole, Mt. Pleasant, SC; five grandchildren, Kerri Toole, Kristen (Jonathan) Whittle, Jeremy (Sarah) Toole, Lindsey (Ashley) Toole, Mendy (Adam) DeMine; 10 great-grandchildren, Rileigh Whittle, Raegan Whittle, Autum Toole, Mckayla Toole, Elly Toole, Luke Toole, Declan Toole, Adler Toole, Addison DeMine and Maren DeMine; a sister and her husband who were Maxine's best friends, Janell and Larry Lindsey); nieces and nephews, ; Craig (Pam) Lindsey, Lee (Pam) Lindsey, Russell Lindsey, Lauren Lindsey, Matthew Lindsey, Adam Lindsey, Melissa Rowland, Laura Lindsey, Sharon (Bill) Pappas and Carolyn (Jim) Seely.
Honorary Pallbearers will be members of the Trinity Sunday School Class. Active Pallbearers will be Jeremy Toole, Lindsey Toole, Adam DeMine, Jonathan Whittle, Brian LaFavor and Tony Musgroove.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home Saturday morning from 10:30 until the hour of the service.
Posey Funeral Directors of North Augusta in charge of arrangements (803-278-1181).
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Published in The Aiken Standard and North Augusta Star on May 4, 2016