In loving memory of

Laura Mae Toliver
December 4, 1940 - October 13, 2020

Laura "Shirley" Toliver, was called home Oct. 13th, 2020. She was born in Hazelhurst, MS, to George and Willie (née Ailes) Williams, on Dec 4th, 1940. Shirley was raised in the church at a young age. She later met Willie Toliver, and together they had 3 children. In 1966, they moved to Omaha, NE, where she soon joined Fairview Church (currently New Life Presbyterian). She worked at St. Joseph Hospital (Creighton), and retired after 39 years of service. She loved anyone who ever crossed her path, treating them all like family.
She also loved to shop, and spend time with her family. Most importantly, she was very involved in her church. Laura a.k.a. "Shirley" may be gone, but never forgotten. She is preceded in death by both parents, her husband Willie, her sisters: Georgia Moore & Georgia Neal, and one grandchild Christian Toliver-Clark. She is survived by 3 children: Tony Toliver, Bonnie Conner (James), and Sandra Renee Toliver-Clark. She is also survived by her siblings: Robert Williams (Laura), Dorothy (Marie) Sorrell, James Williams, and Patricia Amos. She leaves behind a whole host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews, her church family, and a ton of special friends.
FUNERAL SERVICE 10am, Friday, October 23, 2020 at Forest Lawn. Viewing one hour prior to services. Burial at Forest Lawn Cemetery. Livestream viewing will start at 9:30am at


Cindy Harvey wrote on Oct 23, 2020:

"I will always hold Miss Laura in my heart. She was so kind, enthusiastic and faithful. Our sorrow at her loss is mitigated by knowing the love and joy she experiences now in the presence of her Saviour. "

Bri McCray wrote on Oct 19, 2020:

"Sending our condolences to the family of Mrs. Shirley. May God keep the family in comfort during this difficult time. Love you guys!"

Janet Edmonds wrote on Oct 18, 2020:

"My heartfelt sympathy and prayers to the family, May the God of all comfort supply you with strength and courage as needed each day. Colossians 1:11"