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Willie Myrl Toomey
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Obituary for Willie Myrl Toomey

Willie “Myrl” Corum Toomey, 89, of Owensboro, KY passed away on May 19, 2018 at Signature Healthcare at Hillcrest in Owensboro.

She was born May 12, 1929 in Logan County to Estill Corum and Vernie Inscoe Corum. She was a homemaker, farmer, and self-taught musician. She loved flowers, piecing quilts, quilting, gardening, playing her Mandolin, reading, bird watching and spending time with her family. She loved her Lord foremost and leaned on Him always, in good times and bad. She was a member of the Whitesville Church of Christ and also had a loving relationship with her friends at Southside Church of Christ in Owensboro.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 51 years, Delbert Wood Toomey in 2006 and a infant son, Drexal Delbert Toomey. Her Aunt that raised her, Vera Inscoe Askew, her brother, Warren “Bill” Corum, her sister, Mae Head and a Foster Brother, Winston Askew.

Survivors include her five children, Hal (Nina) Toomey of Franklin, KY, Kathy (Tim) Carver of Hillsboro, OR, Debra Diann Toomey of Owensboro, KY, Alan (Teresa) Toomey of Owensboro, KY and Beverly (Dan) Considine of Brownsburg, IN.

Also surviving is her twin sister, Lillie “Pearl” O’Dell of Russellville, KY and several nieces and nephews and her Signature Hillcrest family.

She also has seven grandchildren, Jessica (Nathan) Shadowens of Portland, TN, Rachel (Cory) Oldham of Hartsville, TN, Jordan and Cameron Toomey of Owensboro, KY, Jeremy and Ryan Considine of Brownsburg, IN and Jennifer Considine of Terre Haute, IN. She has six great grandchildren, Sidda, Knox and Miles Shadowens and Cameron, Colton and Jaxon Oldham.

Her funeral service will be held on Saturday May 26, 2018 at 10:00 AM at Price Funeral Home, Inc, 252 E. Green St., Lewisburg, KY 42256 with Jeff Lankford officiating. Burial will follow in the Lewisburg Cemetery.

A visitation will be held on Friday May 25, 2018 from 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM at the funeral home and on Saturday from 8:00 AM until the time of the service.

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6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Price Funeral Home, Inc.

252 E. Green St.
Lewisburg, KY 42256-0299





10:00 AM
Price Funeral Home, Inc.

252 E. Green St.
Lewisburg, KY 42256-0299


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