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Theresa Mable Herndon Toon

Theresa Mable Herndon Toon of The Woodview, South Boston, formerly of Ridge Road, Danville, died Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014, at the age of 85. 

She was born Sept. 10, 1928 to the late Robert C. Herndon Sr. and the late Eva Ruth Herndon. 

Theresa Mable was preceded in death by her husband of 60 years, Billy Allen Toon, who passed away on Sept. 18, 2011. 

Mrs. Toon was retired from Leggett’s and was a member of Swansonville Pentecostal Holiness Church, Dry Fork.

Survivors include three daughters, Darlene VanHooser of Dry Fork, Vivian McDowell of Louisville, Ky. and Delores “Dee” Smith and her husband, Mike, of Cluster Springs; one son, Allen Toon, of Chesnee, S.C.; four brothers, Herbert Herndon, Charles Herndon, Dodd Herndon and Larry Herndon; two sisters, Viola Toon and Audrey Landrum; six grandchildren, Lindsey McDowell, Travis Clay, Elena VanHooser, Kristin Robertson, Lauren Toon and Jessica Toon;  three great-grandchildren, Kayla Clay, Rylan Robertson and Madison Clay; and two step-grandsons, Stephen Smith and Trevor Smith. 

She was preceded in death by three brothers, Robert Herndon Jr., Ralph Herndon and Joseph Herndon, and four sisters, Ruth Richardson, Naomi Holley, Iris Barker and Marjorie Doss.

A celebration of life service for both Billy Allen Toon and Theresa Mable Herndon Toon will be held Friday, Feb. 7, 2014, at the Swansonville Pentecostal Holiness Church, 16300 Mt. Cross Road, Dry Fork at 11 a.m. The family will receive friends immediately following the service. 

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