Mrs. Dorothy Jean Toon, age 80, of Mena, Arkansas passed away Friday, February 15, 2019 at Mena Regional Health System. 

She was born February 5, 1939 in Guthrie, Oklahoma to the late Lyle Raymond Austin and the late Linda Amelia Backhaus Austin. She was married to the late Herschel William Toon and was a home health aide. Mrs. Toon was an avid reader, and a lover of all pets, especially her cats and dogs. But moreover she was a friend and a mother figure to all who knew her. She will be dearly missed. 

She is survived by sons: David Elder of Mena, Arkansas, Michael Toon and wife Laurie of Perkasie Pennsylvania, and Stephen Toon of Mena, Arkansas
Her grandchildren: Jeremy Elder, Travis Elder, and Heather Cloos
Her dear friend and neighbor, Janice Key of Mena, Arkansas, and a host of other relatives and friends too great to mention.

She was preceded in death by her parents Lyle and Linda Austin, her husband, Herschel Toon, and a son, Daniel Elder.

Mrs. Toon was sent for cremation under the direction of the Beasley Wood Funeral Home. A service will be held and announced at a later date. 


2-16-19 3:38 p.m. KAWX.ORG 


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