Cornelius Toney

Funeral services were held Saturday, July 28, 2018, at Shady Grove M.B. Church in Silver Creek for Mr. Cornelius Toney, 61, who died Thursday, July 19, 2018, at Select Specialty Hospital in Jackson. Rev. Troy Allen officiated, with interment following in the church cemetery. Johnson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Cornelius Toney was the twelfth child born to the late Mary and A.B. Toney, Sr. He was a member of Shady Grove M.B. Church, where he was a former choir member. He was married to Miss Helen Allen.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, Henry Lee and Larry Toney, and a sister, Nancy Toney.
He is survived by his wife, Helen Toney; son, James (Vandie) Bennett; step-sons, Justin Williams and Cory Allen; one granddaughter, Se’Miyah Bennett; brothers, Seggie L. Toney, Avery (Deborah) Toney and Jospeh (Linda) Toney, all of Prentiss, Willie (Ida) Toney of Silver Creek, Lavern (Betty) Toney of Gulfport and Robert Toney of Vallejo, California; four sister, Evelyn (Bob) Semore of Las Vegas, Nevada, Mildred (Ricky) Joseph of New Orleans, Louisiana, Earnestine (Ulysses) Jamison of Houston, Texas, and Marie Toney of LaPlace, Louisiana, and many other relatives and friends.