Obituary: Tonyia "Toni" Lynn Todd

Ms. Todd, 69, died Dec. 16, 2016

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Tonyia “Toni” Lynn Todd, 69, of Asheville, passed away peacefully on Friday, Dec. 16, 2016, at her home. Born on Oct. 28, 1947, in High Point, North Carolina, she was a daughter of the late James Arthur Hucks and Eloise Ross Hucks.

She was a graduate of Boone High School in Orlando, Florida, and an alumnus of Eckerd College in St. Petersburg, Florida. She was employed by the Florida State Employment Agency, but her passion was as an artist. She had the unique ability to bring a picture to life with watercolors or just a simple pencil. She was a lifetime dog lover.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her spouse, Merwin A. Todd. 

Surviving is her sister, Jan Schultz, and her spouse, Allan, of Asheville, North Carolina; niece, Alia Schultz, of Gdansk, Poland; and nephews, Travis, Spencer and Parker Schultz, all of Asheville, North Carolina, and Chris Todd and his spouse, Jenny, of Durham, North Carolina.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 22, 2016, in the chapel of Asheville Area Alternative. 

Donations may be made in her memory to CarePartners Hospice, 68 Sweeten Creek Road, Unit A, Asheville, NC 28803.

Condolences may be made to the family at


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