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Florence Mae Tolbert
April 30, 1928 - February 18, 2019

Mrs. Florence Mae Tolbert was born April 30, 1928, daughter of the late Jessie and Luvie Presley. Florence died February 18, 2019 at Cumberland Nursing and Rehab in Somerset, KY at the age of 90 years, 9 months and 19 days. Florence lived in Trumann, AR and moved to Science Hill, KY in 2008 to be with her nephew, Stephen Clayton, which she had raised as her son. She was a former member of Melton Ave Church of Christ and current member of Science Hill Church of Christ. She was preceded in death by her husband, D.G. Tolbert; four brothers, J.C., Willie, Elbert, and A.W. Presley; one sister, Frances Presley; and her parents. Survivors include Stephen Clayton and his wife Glynis, their daughter Kayla (Michael) Simpson and granddaughter Braelyn of Science Hill, KY; three brothers, Raymond Presley of Southaven, MS, Harold Presley of Cherokee Village, AR and Marvin Presley of Memphis, TN; two sisters, Hazel Smith of Trumann, AR and Marie Harrison of Cherokee Village, AR and many beloved nieces, nephews and friends. Visitation will be Saturday morning from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. at Thompson Funeral Home in Trumann. A Celebration of Life will follow at 11:00 with Nolan Glover officiating. A private burial will follow in Jonesboro Memorial Park Cemetery in Jonesboro, AR. An online guest book can be signed at www.thompsonfuneralhome.net

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February 23, 2019
10:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Thompson Funeral Home
220 Viva Drive
Trumann, AR 72472

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Funeral Service

February 23, 2019
11:00 PM

Thompson Funeral Home
220 Viva Drive
Trumann, AR 72472

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Graveside Service

03:07 PM - 03:07 PM


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  1. Mary Lee Cunningham, Jonesboro says

    Florence was one of the sweetest ladies I ever met. Never an unkind word, and always had that little smile on her face. May God bless her family in their sorrow.

  2. Anna Marie “ Gregory” Saemisch, Carlisle Ia says

    Prayers to the families and God bless you all. I wish I was there to hug each of you. Love, Anna.

  3. Debra Brasfield, Memphis, TN says

    Aunt Florence was a dedicated, loving and caring christian woman. I have many fond memories of her. May God bless all of her family with peace and comfort.

  4. Donnie and Iva Scroggins, Trumann, AR says

    Proud to have her as a Sister in Christ. Wonderful Woman.

  5. Ronnie & Suzanne Benson, Trumann, AR says

    Steve and Glynis, we are so sorry for your loss. Florence was a sweet lady, who everyone loved. We will always remember her as a God fearing, faithful member of the Church of Christ. We worshipped together for many years at Melton Avenue Church of Christ, and she was truly missed when she moved to be near you. God bless you and your family. Ronnie & Suzanne Benson.

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