Ammons Tooni, 61, of the Birdtown Community, went home to be with the Lord, Saturday, Sept. 15, 2012 at his residence. A native of Cherokee, he was the son of Stanley Tooni, Sr. and companion Dianne Garner of Cherokee and the late Dorothy Marie Tramper Tooni. He also was preceded in death by a brother, John David Tooni. He retired from the Cherokee Historical Association with 21 years of service.
In addition to his father he is survived by his wife of 44 years Alyne Tooni; one daughter, Carmen Davis and husband Jack of Cherokee; one son James Tooni and companion Mary James of Cherokee; two brothers Larch Tooni and wife Carolyn, and Stanley Tooni, Jr. both of Cherokee; one sister Agnes Ann Tooni and companion Rick Larch of Cherokee; two grandchildren, Hannah Youngdeer, and Michael Youngdeer, and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral Services were held Tuesday at Rock Springs Baptist Church of which he was a member and Deacon. Revs. Greg Morgan and Bobby Watts officiated with burial in the Reed Family Cemetery.
The body was taken to the Church on Monday by Crisp Funeral Home to await the hour of service.
Pallbearers were Anthony Shell, Gary Shell, Tyler Taylor, John Ammons Tooni, John Stanley Tooni, Matthew Tooni, and Mernie Taylor.
An online register is available at www.crispfuneralhome.org