Obituary for Tolly "Toni" Belle Orso | Pierce-Jefferson Funeral & Cremation Service
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Tolly "Toni" Belle Orso

June 19, 1943 ~ February 15, 2018 (age 74)

Tolly “Toni” Belle Orso, 74, began her journey to heaven February 15, 2018, after a brief illness.  Funeral Services celebrating her life will be held 2:00 P.M. Wednesday February 21, 2017 at Pierce-Jefferson Funeral & Cremation Services Chapel, officiated by Rev. John Medez.  Interment will follow at Eastlawn Gardens of Memory.

She was born June 19, 1943 in McIntosh, Alabama to the late Allie Reed Orso and Woodie Orso. Toni was longtime resident of New Orleans, Louisiana. Toni moved to Kernersville, North Carolina in 2001 to be closer to son and grandchildren. Even after she moved to North Carolina, she loved keeping up with all The Mardi Gras celebrations and events. She was one of Elvis Presley’s biggest fans and enjoyed collecting all kinds of his memorabilia.  She had recently embraced social media and loved keeping up with friends and family through Facebook. 

In addition to her parents,Toni was preceded in death by four brothers and three sisters.

Survivors include, son, Gary Reed and Sally; granddaughter, Marie Nall; grandson, Mickey Reed; great-granddaughter, Lilyana Reed; and many extended family and friends.

The family will visit with friends from 1:00 P.M. until the time of service at Pierce-Jefferson Funeral Service Chapel.

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