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Judith Harlene Toole

October 2, 1942 — February 19, 2020

Judith Harlene (Kunkler) Toole Born 10-2-1942 died 02-19-2020

In life, she was an adventurer and a dedicated public servant. She was fluent in 3 languages, spending time in Costa Rica and Brazil. In her career she worked as a municipal attorney, a hearing officer for the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and an arbitrator. She volunteered as a family court mediator, and earlier in her life she volunteered as an EMT.
She studied at Kansas University, Harvard, and the University of Wisconsin, attaining a BA, two MAs and a JD. She was an active, faithful member of Clover Hill Presbyterian church. She sang in the choir and was the moderator of the Presbyterian Women of the Presbytery of East Tennessee. She was also a dynamic member of many community groups.

She is preceded in death by her beloved husband William, her sister Joyce, and her daughter Laurel. She lost a tough 10 year battle with cancer, a testament to her fighting spirit and incredible resilience.

She is survived by two sons, Derek and David and a daughter Gillian. She has 8 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren.


The family will receive friends from 10:30-11:00 AM, Saturday, February 22, at Clover Hill Presbyterian Church with the service to follow at 11:00 AM. Immediately following the service, the interment will be at Clover Hill Presbyterian Church Cemetery.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Saturday, February 22, 2020

10:30 - 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Clover Hill Presbyterian Church

809 Clover Hill Road, Maryville, TN 37801

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Service

Saturday, February 22, 2020

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Clover Hill Presbyterian Church

809 Clover Hill Road, Maryville, TN 37801

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Interment

Saturday, February 22, 2020

Clover Hill Presbyterian Church Cemetery

809 Clover Hill Road, Maryville, TN 37801

Immediately following the service.

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