Vollie Lester Tooley, 74, of Parma, died Friday, Sept. 29,
1995, at a Caldwell nursing home of natural causes.
Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, October
3, 1995, at the Parma Cemetery, under the direction of Dakan
Funeral Chapel, Caldwell. Family and friends are asked
to gather at the cemetery.
born February 12, 1921, in Vanzant, Missouri, to Cornelius
and Cindy Toley. He was raised and educated in
Vollie joined the Army and
served in WWII as a radio operator in the Philippines.
After the war was over, he moved to Parma, Idaho, with his
mother, brothers and sisters and their families. He
was loved by all chilren because he had a sweet and gentle
He married Bessie Tooley
February 14, 1972, in Parma. Mrs. Tooley died January
Survivors include; 2
children, Leelola Hoskins and her husband, Bob, of Parma,
and Terry Mullins and his wife, Sherri, of Parma; 2
brothers, Ed and Richard Tooley of Parma; 2 sisters, Faye
Bowlin of Parma, and Doris Tidwell of Milwaukee, OR.; 8
grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by 2 sisters, Rhoda Bowlin and Ada
Lake; a brother, Estill Tooley.
was loved by all and he will be missed very much.