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Obituary: Marie ‘Louise’ Tolleson, 76, of Kirby


Marie “Louise” Tolleson, age 76, of Kirby, passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2021.

She was born on Aug. 18, 1945, in Fordyce, the daughter of Leonard Roland McClane and Marie Cox McClane. On August 18, 1963, she was married to the love of her life, Alton Tolleson, who preceded her in death on April 11, 2014. She was also preceded in death by her parents; and two brothers, Doug McClane and Leonard McClane, Jr.

Louise was a member of the Kirby Church of Christ and spent every day looking towards the good things in life and above all else, she held her faith in God close to her heart.  She was a wonderful and loving wife, mother and grandmother, whose greatest joy in life was spending time with her family and friends, especially the ladies of the church and taking fun, little day trips with Beverly Tolleson.  Louise was always up for taking a trip when her cousins, Johnny Mack and Kathy, would call and say, “let’s go”!

 She is survived by her two sons and daughters-in-law, Richard and Brandy Tolleson and Rex and Suzie Tolleson; her three grandsons, Anthony Tolleson, Joe Tolleson and J.R. Tolleson; and numerous nieces, nephews, extended family members and a host of wonderful friends.

Services will be held at 11 a.m., Monday, Oct. 18, 2021, in the Davis-Smith Funeral Home Chapel, Glenwood with Roger Cox and Pete Pedron officiating.

Visitation will be held Monday, 10-11 a,m., prior to the services at the funeral home.

There will be a private family burial in the Hopper Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Anthony Tolleson, Joe Tolleson, J.R. Tolleson, James Wright, Bobby Cox and Johnny Harrison.

Honorary pallbearers will be Keith Craig, David McClane, Dan McClane, Jason McClane, Mike Golden, Randy Golden and Lynn Tolleson.

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