Amner Toney, age 88, of Sevierville, TN, and formerly of Erwin, passed away on Friday, January 6, 2012 at the Mountainbrook Village Assisted Living Center in Sevierville.
She is a native of Unicoi County and a daughter of the late Charles “Charlie” and Annabelle Kyker McInturff. During World War II Mrs. Toney went to California to work in the aircraft factories, building bombers while the men fought the war. Later, she worked at Southern Potteries, then in 1952, she and her husband went into the grocery business, owning and operating Toney’s Grocery, in the Fishery Community for more than 30 years before retiring.
Mrs. Toney was a member of Grace United Methodist Church.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Clifford Toney in 1998, a granddaughter, Shayne Toney and eight siblings.
She is survived by: Son: Charles “Reedy” and Cheryl Toney of Kingsport, TN; Daughter: Janet and Larry Hodge of Sevierville, TN; Grandchildren: Kaelin Toney, Susan Aliff, Wendy Morgan and Laurie Brown; Several Great Grandchildren; and Sisters: Patsy Hampton, Susie Higgins and Judy Edwards.
A funeral service for Amner Toney will be held on Tuesday, Jaunary 10, 2012 at 7:30 PM in the Chapel of Valley Funeral Home with Reverend Garland E. James officiating. Visitation with the family will be held on Tuesday from 6:00 PM until service time at Valley Funeral Home. The graveside committal service will be held on Wednesday, January 11, 2012 at 10:00am at Evergreen Cemetery. Those attending the committal service are asked to meet at Evergreen Cemetery at 9:50am Wednesday for the 10:00 service.
Condolences and memories may be shared with the family and viewed at www.valleyfuneralhome.net. These arrangements are made especially for the family and friends of Amner Toney through Valley Funeral Home, 1085 N. Main Ave., Erwin, 423-743-9187.