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Marion J. Toombs



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Date published: 7/15/2013

Marion J. Toombs

Marion Josephine (Rollins) Toombs, 87, of Spotsylvania County passed away on Saturday, July 13, 2013, at Carriage Hill Health and Rehab Center.

For 10 years, Mrs. Toombs served the children of Spotsylvania as a school bus driver. As a certified nursing assistant, she enjoyed working for many local families. She was "Nannie" to the world, whether helping with grandchildren, foster grandchildren or whomever. Josephine was a member of Goshen Baptist Church.

Survivors include her children, Charlotte Gaquerel (Walter) and Donna Ehlers (Clayton) all of Spotsylvania; David Ray Toombs (Pat) of Texas and Charles "Lennie" Toombs (Geraldine) of Spotsylvania; her sister, Betty Deanna Payne Bradley of Stafford; brother, Robert "Bobby" Powell of Pennsylvania; her daughter-in-law, Joy Toombs of Spotsylvania; brother-in-law Charles "Lucky" Toombs of New York; 15 grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles L. Toombs; son Delma "Butch" Toombs; parents Frank Ashby Rollins and Elizabeth Long Rollins Powell; brothers Frank and Clifton Rollins and Lonnie "Junior" Powell.

Graveside services will be Wednesday, July 17, at 11 a.m. in Laurel Hill Memorial Park, with visitation one hour prior at Laurel Hill Funeral Home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Spina Bifida Association, 4590 Mac Arthur Blvd. N.W. Washington, D.C. 20007.

Online condolences may be made at laurelhillfuneral home.com.