Paul Vernon Toney

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  • "The Toney family is in my prayers. May the God of all..."
    - Paul Simpson
  • "Uncle Paul will truly be missed. We love you all."
    - Alan & Alice Toney
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    - Cathy Lynn-Webb
  • "I love you Papaw and will miss you eternally."
    - Candace Craft
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    - Candace Craft
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MOORESBORO - Paul Vernon Toney, 90, of US Hwy 120, Mooresboro, died Friday Jan. 11, 2013 at Spartanburg Regional.
A native of Rutherford County, he was born on Sept. 15, 1922 a son of the late Benjamin Cicero and Dora Jones Toney. He was retired from Cone Mill Haynes plant, a member of Bethel Baptist Church where he was a former deacon.
Paul was also a World War II army veteran. He served as a rifleman attached to the second division of Merrill's Marauders. He was one of the original Marauders who volunteered. During Paul's active service duty, he received the Good Conduct Medal, the American Campaign Medal, the Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, and Bronze Star Attachment (Double), World War II Victory Medal, and Honorable Service Lapel Button WWII.
He is survived by his wife, Ernestine Mintz Toney; one son, Steve Vernon Toney and wife, Louise, of Ellenboro; two daughters Nancy Hallman and husband, Mike, of Ellenboro, Paulette Mode and husband, Clyde, of Ellenboro; one brother Rev. Dr. Robert Toney of Bostic; eight grandchildren, Candace Craft, Dawn Morrison, and husband, Shannon, Brandon Mode, Bryan Toney, Bruce Toney, Eskridge Hallman, Norman Murray Jr., Lisa Pritchard and husband, David; thirteen great-grandchildren; Austin Ledford, Makayla Ledford, Seth Ledford, Autumn Ledford, Rylea Mode, Aiden Mode, Tucker Morrison, Savannah Morrison, Kayleigh Stanley, Tori Pitchard, Amy Pitchard, Steven Toney, Emma Toney, Ashley Murray, Jordan Murray.
Funeral services: Sunday, 3 p.m. at Bethel Baptist Church
Officiating: Rev. Michael Sepaugh, Dr. Wayne Blackwood and Dr. Robert Toney
Burial: will follow in the church cemetery.
Visitation: will be held one hour prior to the service in the church family life center.
Memorials: Bethel Baptist Church Family Life Center PO Box 633 Ellenboro, NC, 28040
Funeral home: McKinney-Landreth & Carroll Funeral and Cremation service are serving the Toney Family
Guest register: www.mckinneylandrethcarroll.com

Published in Shelby Star on Jan. 13, 2013
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