Mildred B. Toalson

Mildred B. (Parrish) Toalson, 92, of Springfield, passed away on Saturday, Dec. 29, 2018.
Toalson, the daughter of David Walter and Alice Belle (Casada) Parrish, was born near Walnut Grove, on April 14, 1926. Mildred and Zalma Edwin “Barney” Toalson were united in marriage on Feb. 23, 1952. They shared over 64 years together before Barney’s passing in 2016.
Toalson worked as a secretary before starting her family. She delivered Meals on Wheels with her sister and she was a long-time blood donor for Red Cross. She was secretary and treasurer of Christian Women’s Fellowship, as well as her Sunday School class, the Loyal Workers.
Toalson is survived by her son, David Toalson and wife Carolyn of Oklahoma; daughter, Gail Toalson of Texas; grandson, Kent Toalson of Tennessee; sister, Jean Hagerman of Springfield; nieces, nephews, other family and many friends.
Toalson was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Barney; and brother, Leon Parrish.
Visitation was Friday, Jan. 4, 2019 from 9:30 a.m. until service time at Central Christian Church, Springfield. Funeral services began at 10 a.m. at the church, with burial following at Pleasant Ridge Cemetery, Aldrich.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made in Toalson’s name to Central Christian Church, 1475 N Washington, Springfield, MO 65802 and may be left at the church or funeral home.
Arrangements under the direction of Wilson-Griffin Funeral Home, Ash Grove.


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