Clara Sue (Harness) Toler, age 74 of the Straight Fork community departed this life on Wednesday, October 27, 2021, after fighting a long battle with cancer at the Methodist Medical Center in Oak Ridge, TN. She was born on October 30, 1946, to the late Lawrence and Emma Jane Harness. Clara Sue was a loving Mother, Grandmother, Great-Grandmother, Christian, and a member of the Buffalo United Baptist Church at Winona, TN.
In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by the love of her life, Arvis Riley Toler; her parents-in-law, George Toler and Brooke (Blankenship) Toler; brother, Kenneth Harness and wife Beatrice; brother, Carlos Harness; sisters, Pauline Duncan Seiber, Carolyn Lloyd, and Joyce Lowe; brothers-in-law, James Crowley, Billy Lowe, Harley Seiber, Thomas G. Toler; sisters-in-law, Mildred Sizemore, Gladys “Clare” Toler, and Carolyn Osborne and her husband Danny.
She leaves behind three children: son, Arvis Randall and wife Regina Toler of Oceana, WV; daughters, Kelly Sue Toler of Huntsville, TN and Aimee Jane and husband David Jamison of Bronston, KY. Additionally, she was the proud grandmother of nine grandchildren, Brandi Mullins and husband David of Welch, WV, Autumn Jordan of Kopperston, WV, Heather Vasquez and husband Lyle of Thousand Oaks, CA, TJ Miller and wife Jenny of Bronston, KY, Joshua Miller and wife McKayla of Robbins, TN, Racheal Jamison of Somerset, KY, Alyssabeth Roark and husband Adam of Corbin, KY, Cody Jamison and wife Brandy of Bronston, KY, and Brooklynn Banda and husband Larry Banda of Bronston, KY; 16 great grandchildren, Kendahl Brooke Mullins, Briana Sky Mullins, Jamie Leann Jordan, Hailee Charity Jordan, Emma Lee Jordan, Jazzmine Jordan, Karsyn Rood, Abbi Roark, Malachi Roark, Gabriel Roark, Paislie Jamison, Airies Jamison, Kagan Bush, Channing Jamison, Larry Banda III (Tres), and Leonora Banda.
Others left to cherish her memory are her sisters, Reda Mae Crowley and Jean Lowe and her husband Ralph; brother-in-law, Jimmy Toler of Cyclone, WV; sister-in-law, Ellen Toler of Cyclone, WV; sister-in-law, Freeda Walls and husband Richard of Uniontown, PA; many nieces and nephews, and her church family at Buffalo Baptist Church of Winona, TN.
“Sue” was loved by many. She was a Christian and she loved music, painting, and playing the piano. She loved her furbabies, Muggles and Socks. They will miss her.
Friends may visit with the Toler family on Sunday, October 31, 2021 from 2 p.m. until time of the funeral service at 3 p.m. in the chapel of West-Murley Funeral Home with Bro. Gary Griffith and Bro. Dwayne Lawson officiating. Music will be provided by Jerry and Angie Day, Jolene Crowley, and the Buffalo United Baptist Church choir.
Committal service will follow in the Mill Branch Cemetery in the Straight Fork community. Pallbearers will be family and friends. Honorary pallbearers will be: Derrick Ervin, Rex Duncan, Lester Lawson, Jody Lowe, and Jimmy Crowley.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to: The Clara Sue (Harness) Toler Burial Fund, c/o West-Murley Funeral Home, 18641 Alberta Street, Oneida, TN 37841
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