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Remembering James Franklin Tooke

James Franklin Tooke, 91 passed away July 12, 2023 at his home in Claiborne Parish, LA. A graveside memorial service will be held at Arlington Cemetery in Homer. LA at 2 p.m. on Monday, November 20, 2023.

He is survived by his brother, David B. Tooke and his wife Glenda, and a host of nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his father, James Clarence Tooke, mother Annie English Tooke, brother and two sisters, Elmer A. Tooke, Mildred Tooke Bell, and Doris Tooke Smith.

He was a lifetime employee of Philips Petroleum in Bartlesville, Oklahoma. Upon retirement, he returned to Claiborne Parish. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army.