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Violet Mae "Toni" Carneal, 73, of Fredericksburg passed away Sunday, Dec. 16, 2012, at Mary Washington Hospital.
Toni was a Girl Scout leader for 14 years and was a substitute teacher at Ferry Farm Elementary School. She was an avid gardener and was a band booster throughout her children's lives. Toni loved all of the children in her family as well as close friends.
She was a member of the Fredericksburg Iris Society, genealogy societies in Caroline, Stafford, Spotsylvania and King George counties and the Patawomeck Indian tribe.
Toni is survived by her husband of 54 years, Ryland Henry Carneal; a son, Ryland Henry Carneal Jr. of Fredericksburg; a daughter, Nina Carneal Cox and her husband, Larry Justin Cox, of King George County; five grandchildren, Trevor Justin, Jasmine Nichole, Serena Marie, Crystal Ann and Ryland Shea; six great-grandchildren; a brother, Roland Shelton of Woodford; numerous nieces and nephews; and a host of other family and friends.
A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Dec. 21, at Found and Sons Funeral Chapels-Cremation Service, 10719 Courthouse Road, Fredericksburg. Inurnment will follow in the Haynes/Carneal family cemetery.
Online condolences may be expressed to Toni's family at foundandsons.com.
Found and Sons Funeral Chapel of Fredericksburg is serving the family.