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John Tolliver

Jul 6th, 1953 - Jan 20th, 2022

Funeral:  2 p.m. Tuesday, January 25, 2022, at Frank & Bright Funeral Home

Visitation:  4 until 7 p.m. Monday evening at the funeral home

Interment:  Oak Mound Cemetery


     John Robert Tolliver, age 68, of Flora, Illinois, passed away Thursday evening, January 20, 2022, at Specialty Select Hospital in Evansville, Indiana.

     John was born July 6, 1953, in Flora, the son of Lloyd and Thelma (Akes) Tolliver.  He married Kathy J. Miller and they shared 23 years together until her passing in April of 2008.  John later married Teresa Dulaney on April 11, 2011, with whom he shared 10 wonderful anniversaries with.

     John was a very hard worker and would do anything to support his family.  He was an entrepreneur of many vocations including farming, construction, carpentry, and working in the oil field, and he even ran a business selling firewood.  He was always ready to be outdoors and enjoyed slow rides though the country later in life.  John enjoyed watching television, especially old western shows and sports.  His favorite teams to watch were the St. Louis Cardinals and the University of Illinois Fighting Illini.  John was a faithful Christian who loved God and was a dedicated member of the Calvary Baptist Church in Flora.  He loved his family with all his heart, and his face would always light up when his grandchildren came to visit.

     John is survived by his wife: Teresa Tolliver of Flora; children: Amy (Stacy) Bullard of Xenia, Suzy (Alan) Dunahee of Clay City, John (Brandy) Tolliver of Albany, Oregon, Mendy (Elliott) Atherton of Olney, and Shaun M. Higgins of Flora; stepdaughter: Michelle Dulaney of Flora; brothers:  Bill Tolliver of Flora, Jack Tolliver of Flora, and Jim Tolliver (Ginger Duff) of Clay City; sisters: Pat (Xon) Harrell of Xenia, Sally Senters of Xenia, Polly Mendoza of Salem, and Betty Jo Trotter of Flora; brothers-in-law: Bill (Sharon) Dulaney of Lugoff, South Carolina, Jim (Martha) Dulaney of Tennessee, Joe Dulaney of Flora, and Harold Dulaney of Flora; sister-in-law: Sondra Dulaney (Shirley Hays) of Flora; 22 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren as well as one on-the-way; and a host of nieces and nephews.

     He is preceded in death by his parents: Lloyd and Thelma Tolliver; wife: Kathy Tolliver; daughter: Cindy Williams; infant brother: Donald Tolliver; sister: Susie Senters; brother: Tom Tolliver; brother-in-law: Dave Senters; and sister-in-law: Alice Tolliver.

     A funeral ceremony will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, January 25, 2022, at Frank & Bright Funeral Home in Flora with Bill Dulaney officiating.  Interment will follow in Oak Mound Cemetery, Xenia.  Visitation will be 4 until 7 p.m. on Monday, January 24.   Memorial donations are suggested to Calvary Baptist Church and will be accepted though the funeral home.


Sally Senters

Jul 26, 1942 - May 22, 2022

Paula Schryer

Apr 19, 1952 - May 13, 2022

Sue Yates

Dec 10, 1933 - May 13, 2022

Gary Pearce

Jul 31, 1949 - May 12, 2022

Cynthia Fitzgerald

Aug 2, 1932 - Apr 29, 2022




Bud & Linda Martin

January 22nd

Pat, I’m so sorry for the loss of your brother. Prayers of peace and comfort for you and your family.

Jacque Davis

January 22nd

Condolences and prayers of comfort for all. Praise God you are blessed with the peace of knowing his passing is only a temporary separation and you can rest in God's promise of reuniting one day.

Paul and Helen Donsbach

January 22nd

So sorry to hear about the loss of your brother, Pat. Thoughts and prayers to you and all your family.

Danielle williams

January 22nd

Such an amazing man was always nice when seeing him at church when I used to go lots of prayers for the family

Leon & Glenda Sharp

January 22nd

Our thoughts and prayers are with the family

Norman and Shirley Fry Workman

January 22nd

We are so sorry for your loss. You all are in our thoughts and prayers. He was a super person; he would stop doing what he was doing to help you. He sure will be miss by all. May you find comfort and peace from the Lord.

Ed and Ruth (Tackitt) Trowbridge

January 22nd

Teresa so sorry for your loss. Praying that the Lord will give you peace and comfort during this time of grief.

Connie Jensen

January 22nd

Thank you for , being a wonderful person ❤ you will be missed 😢

Tina Curtis

January 22nd

Bob and Pam Goodman

January 22nd

So sorry for your loss. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.

Walter J. Chaney

January 22nd

Thoughts and prayers!

Norm & Mary Brown

January 22nd

Teresa we are so sorry for your loss are thoughts and prayers are with you.

James Brent Lawyer

January 23rd

Sorry to hear about John’s passing. We played softball and basketball together in the 6th through 8th grade at Lincoln. I remember John as being a good short stop and outside shooter and had the best free throw percentage on our team. Thanks for your friendship and the memories, old friend.


January 24th

John. Please know you never left my heart.❤. And please know you raised me right. Thank you.

Janie Davis

January 24th

Suzy and Mikie and Amy, I am so sorry to hear about your dad. It's hard to believe one day we'll look and they are gone. Remember the happy times with him. Call me, if I can do anything for you guys..

Bill and Robin Atwood

January 24th

We are sorry for your loss!

Lance & Loretta Thackrey

January 25th

We are sorry to hear of your family's loss. Our prayers for God's peace and comfort to be upon you all.

Trudy Zimmerman Stanford

January 28th

I am so very sorry for your loss. 🙏

Norma and Ivan Barnett

January 31st

So sorry for your loss.



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