Tommye Tonneson

Tommye Carolyn Brister Tonneson

Thursday, March 31st, 1949 - Thursday, December 3rd, 2020
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Celebration of life for Mrs. Tommye Carolyn Brister Tonneson of West Monroe, LA will be held at 2:00pm, Saturday, December 12, 2020 at Whites Ferry Road Church with Paul Stephens officiating.
Family will receive friends for visitation 12pm until time of service at the church.

Tommye was born March 31, 1949 and passed from this life December 3, 2020 at the age of 71.
She was a retired social worker, loved painting and decorating, she enjoyed doing floral arrangements and planning weddings, she had a big heart for serving others and would help those less fortunate, Tommye was a member of Whites Ferry Road Church of Christ.

She is preceded in death by her parents, J.O. and Mattie Brister, and brother, Joe Brister.

Those left to cherish her memories include her husband of 40 years, Richard Tonneson, daughter, Jo Erin Perkins and husband Tommy, two sons, Brad Tonneson and wife Sarah, and Ryan Tonneson, and sister, Susan Bedwell and husband Rick; also survived by four grandchildren, Jack and Hollen Tonneson, and Avalynn and Caroline Perkins, special daughter, Rhonda Arnold, Special son, Bruce Ezell, and a host of extended family and friends.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to World Radio and One Kingdom, ministries of Whites Ferry Road Church.

Griffin Funeral Home
West Monroe, LA
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Saturday, December 12th, 2020 | 12:00pm - 2:00pm
    Saturday, December 12th, 2020 12:00pm - 2:00pm
    Whites Ferry Road Church
    3201 N. 7th St.
    WEST MONROE, LA 71291
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Saturday, December 12th, 2020 | 2:00pm
    Saturday, December 12th, 2020 2:00pm
    Whites Ferry Road Church
    3201 N. 7th St.
    WEST MONROE, LA 71291
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email


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Frances Harris

Posted at 10:28pm
Tommy’s was such a nice and pleasant person. I worked with her at Conway where she was a social worker, she was wonderful at her job and just as a friend to all who worked with her. May she rest in peace. I will keep praying for all of her family.

Marsha Linam

Posted at 09:22am
I met Tommye through our work together years ago. She always had a smile, such a positive attitude, and, for her, nothing was beyond working out. I always left her presence just feeling better about things. She will be missed. I'm praying for all of you as you adjust to this loss.

Marsha Linam

Gary and Sharon

Posted at 08:11pm
Rick, So very sorry to hear about Tommye, but know that we have assurance from God's holy word that we will see her again. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. Gary and Sharon Harris

Sheryl Kohler

Posted at 07:12pm
tommye was the first person my husband and i came into contact with when we went to hear willy robertson speak on fathers day about 5 years ago she was so friendly and welcoming she directed us to phils sunday school class and the sanctuary for the service we are from missouri we exchanged addresses a stayed in contact when my granddaughter was born early with serious complications she and rick became prayer warriors with me I think of them every time i look at my beautiful healthy granddaughter mckinley i am forever grateful GOD GOT A GREAT ONE she will be missed by many !!!!

Raynell Gilley Robinson

Posted at 05:33pm
Remembering a very dear friend, who always had a smile and kind word to share. We grew up together and remained friends even though we were miles apart. She will be missed so much. Love to her family.

Joan Taylor Lester Posted at 01:05am

I met Tommye in Jr. High. Loved her from the very start. I’ll miss you Tommye. Love you Dear Friend. May God send His Comforter to bless your family.

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