Hannibal Courier-Post

Obituary: Marilyn I. Toolate, 69, of Hannibal

Marilyn Toolate
Posted: Feb. 22, 2019 5:20 pm

Marilyn I. Toolate, 69, of Hannibal, passed away at 11:24 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019, at University Hospital in Columbia.

Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019, at the James O'Donnell Funeral Home in Hannibal. Pastor Tom Day will officiate. Burial will be at Grand View Burial Park.

Friends and family are invited to Marilyn's Life Celebration at a visitation that will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Marilyn was born Nov. 27, 1949, in Hannibal to Victor and Mary Irene Roland Conley.

She was married to Russell E. Toolate on Dec. 20, 1965, in Hannibal. He survives.

She is also survived by five children, George Toolate (Annette) of Loraine, Ill., Vicky Worrell (Kenny) of Palmyra, Jennifer Harris (Scott) of E. Peoria, Ill., Tabitha Houser (Bill) of New Berlin, Ill., and Kellie Toolate Kelley (James) of Shelbina; and one sister, Carolyn Reed (Richard) of New London.  Also surviving are 15 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Marilyn was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Richard Lee Conley and Gary Lynn Conley; and two great-grandchildren, Nova Marshall and Shawn Jones.

Marilyn was a homemaker and loved to spoil her grandchildren. She loved cooking and baking, especially "No Bake Cookies" and all types of pies. Marilyn also enjoyed bowling on a Monday Night Ladies League in Hannibal and the Tuesday Night Ladies League in Palmyra. In her spare time, she loved to go fishing and visit the riverboats occasionally to play the slots.

Trips to Branson, the music of Rolling Stones, The Beatles and movies with Patrick Swayze were a few of Marilyn's favorites.

Pallbearers will be Kenny Worrell, Scott Harris, Bill Houser Jr., Brandon Wyatt, William Unmisig, Drake Johnston, Dale Mettes and George Toolate.

Honorary pallbearers will be Mark Johnson, James Kelley, Joey Marshall, Kyle Massey, Bobby Johnston, Raymond Reed, Richard Reed Jr., Brad Conley and Robert Conley.

Memorial contributions may be made to the family.

Online condolences may be made and video tribute may be viewed at www.jamesodonnellfuneralhome.com.