Toni J. Brown - 67
3/6/1949 - 12/27/2016
Toni J. Brown age 67 of Colchester, passed away Tuesday, December 27, 2016, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Peoria, Illinois. She was born March 6, 1949 in Macomb, to Earl and Phyllis Porter Macklin. Toni was preceded in death by her parents and 1 Sister In Law: Camilla Macklin.
Surviving to mourn her passing are 1 Brother: James Macklin, Macomb, 1 Sister: Peggy Ehmpke (Chuck) of Colchester, Nieces and Nephews: Bryan (Melinda) McFadden, Elizabeth Kays, Jason Shepler, Jimi Watkins, Brandi (JP) Warner,Krista Macklin, Several Aunts and Uncles, Great Nieces and Nephews along with many Cousins.
Toni had been employed with Hager Pottery in Macomb for several years. She was a member of the Colchester First Baptist Church. The family’s fond memories of her include her love for reading, going to all the local fairs and celebrations where she enjoyed the Flea Markets and Carnivals. Toni especially loved going to the Illinois State Fair, she made many friends over the years. The family also remembered all her many trips with family and friends to all the Malls for a day of shopping. Anyone that knew Toni new she was a true fan of Elvis Presley along with Hank Williams Jr.. Toni’s greatest love of all, was all of her family.
Funeral Services will be 11:00 A.M. Wednesday, January 4, 2017, at the Jones Mortuary in Colchester, with Rev. Dennis Clements. She will be laid to rest next to her Parents at Mt. Auburn Cemetery in Colchester following the services at the funeral home. Visitation with the family will be from 5:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. Tuesday, January 3, 2017 at the Jones Mortuary in Colchester. Two Memorials have been established in Toni’s name, American Diabetes Foundation or St. Judes Children's Hospital. Friends may view and sign the register book at the funeral home after 8:00 A.M. Tuesday. Condolences may be expressed to the family at jonesmortuaryfh.com.
5:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. Tuesday at the Funeral Home
11:00 A.M. Wednesday at the Funeral Home