Jan Toole, age 74, of Palestine, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family as she was embraced by her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Wednesday, the 25th day of July, 2018 after a 14 year battle with Pancreatic Cancer. She was born in San Antonio, Texas to Ernest August Jubela and Mary Elizabeth Smith Jubela on the 26th day of December, 1943. Mrs. Toole was a Christian and faithful servant to the Lord. She was an exceedingly active member of First Baptist Church of Palestine and will be dearly missed. Mrs. Toole graduated from Baylor University in 1965 with a Bachelors Degree in Home Economics. Later in life, she decided to change careers and went back to college, graduating from the University of Texas at Tyler with a degree in Micro Biology in 1984. She then went to work for the hospital in Palestine, where she retired after 29 years of service.
Mrs. Toole leaves behind her devoted husband of 52 years, Jerry Toole of Palestine, Texas. She also leaves behind her daughter, Jenifer Linn Johnson and husband Tim of Canton, Texas; son, Jason Leigh Toole of Palestine, Texas; brother, Scott Ernest Jubela and three grandchildren, Luke Hunter Johnson, Elizabeth Morgan Johnson and Caleb James Toole. She was preceded in death by her parents, Ernest and Mary Jubela; brother, Tim Jubela.
Friends are cordially invited to a visitation with the family from six o’clock until eight o’clock in the evening on Friday, the 27th day of July, 2018 in the Parlor and Reflection Room at Rhone Funeral Home.
Funeral services for Jan Toole will be conducted at two o’clock in the afternoon on Saturday, the 28th day of July, 2018 at First Baptist Church of Palestine with Bro. Tony Watson officiating. Following services her wishes are to be cremated.
Funeral and cremation services for Jan Toole are in care of Rhone Funeral Home, 3900 S. State Highway 19, Palestine, Texas.