Willie Lee Toone


COVE CITY - Willie Lee Toone, 69, of 438 Cicero Riggs Road, died Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014, at his residence.

He is a native of Cove City, was educated through the Craven County School System and employed as a farmer for many years.

His funeral is 1 p.m. Friday, Feb. 28, 2014, at Bryant Chapel A.M.E. Zion Church, Cove City with the Rev. Brian T. Cornelius officiating. The burial will follow in the Bryant Chapel Church Cemetery.

He is survived by a son, Steve Hargette of New Bern; one brother, Richard Tune of Cove City; six sisters, Alberta Tune of New York, N.Y., Susan B. Brown, Betty Fulmore, Sally Strayhorn, Sophie Mintz and Mamie Arnella Hargett, all of Cove City; and one granddaughter.

The family will receive friends at the residence. Viewing will be from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday, at Oscar's Mortuary.

Online condolences accepted at oscarsmortuary.com.

Arrangements are by Oscar's Mortuary.

Published in Sun Journal from Feb. 26 to Mar. 1, 2014