Rosie Mae (Ward) Toole

November 10, 1950 ~ March 26, 2021 (age 70)

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Rosie Mae (Ward) Toole, 70, of Indianapolis, IN passed away March 26, 2021. She was born in Mound Bayou, MS, a daughter of the late Ruthie Mae (Mims) and S.T. Ward. On July 3, 1972 she was united in holy matrimony with Alfred D. Toole. To this union were born three sons, all three of which are still alive.  Survivors include her husband, Alfred D. Toole; sons, Dennis (Yevonne) Toole, Alfred (Angie) Toole Jr., Aubrey Toole; sisters, Gloristine (Frager) McGee, Curry (C.W.) Wells, Zina Griffin, Doris Ann Ward, Cynthia Ward, Rola (Terry James) Horn, Verline Ward, Dorothy Ward, Martha Ward, Catherine (Tevora) Griffin; brothers, Bruno (Dorean) Ward, Earnest (Georgia) Ward, Milton Ward; eight grandchildren; two great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Edward Mims; grandparents, Missie and Johnny Mims.

Rosie was a seamstress and enjoyed gardening, traveling and cooking.

Visitation will be held Thursday, April 1, 2021 from 2:00-4:00 p.m. at Bell Mortuary & Crematory, Shangrila Chapel, 1444 W US Hwy 52, Fountaintown, IN 46130.

Per COVID-19 Restrictions, masks are required for visitation.

Funeral Services will be held Saturday, April 10, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. at Vernon Memorial Apostolic Faith Church, 120 S Andrews Avenue, Cleveland, MS 38732.

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April 1, 2021

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Bell Mortuary & Crematory, Shangrila Chapel
1444 W US HWY 52
Fountaintown, IN 46130

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