Shirley Lavon Toomer

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Shirley Lavon Toomer was born on March 22, 1939. She is the daughter of the late Henry and Addie B. Pollard. She is also preceded in death by a sister, Carrie B. Wyke, and three brothers, Charles Pollard, Otis Pollard, and Henry L. Pollard, and a daughter, Tara Toomer. Mrs. Toomer departed this life on July 1, 2011 at North MS Medical Center at the age of 72. She died of natural causes. She is survived by her husband, Osie B. Toomer of Corinth, MS, a son, Bernard (Valerie) Toomer, a daughter, Kim Jones, four brothers, Kenneth (Georgia) Pollard, James (Ann) Pollard, Jake (Carolyn) Pollard, Christopher (Lydia) Pollard all of Corinth, and a sister, Gaynell Andrews, and six grandchildren. 

Services were held at Little Zion M. B. Church at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday with Pastor Chris Traylor officiating. 

Burial followed in the St. Rest Cemetery in Guys, TN.