Marline C. Toler

August 29, 1934 - November 4, 2022

Marline Calcote Toler, 88, of Nederland, died Friday, November 4, 2022.  She was born August 29, 1934, in Bunkie, Louisiana to Ada Mae and Foster Albert Calcote.

Marline’s life mission was to spread the Word of Jesus.  She ministered to others telling of the times she was healed by her faith and led a prayer group in her home for many years.  She also provided Christian counseling on the crisis hotline for the Community Care Prayer Outreach Center.   Marline was a long-standing member of the United Methodist Temple in Port Arthur and later in life transferred her membership to the First Methodist Church in Nederland.  Marline began her career as a schoolteacher and then became the head librarian at the Port Arthur Public Library.  She was also an area manager for the 1980 United States Census.  Marline was deeply loved by her family taking on the roles of mother and grandmother to her nieces, nephews, and their children, as her siblings passed before her.  She will always be remembered by her family and friends as a woman of great faith and charity.

Survivors include her son, Walter David Toler and wife, Deborah, of Richardson, Texas; daughter, Jill Toler Lawrence and husband, Donald, of Port Neches, Texas; grandchildren, Lauren and Matthew Toler; Rachel Maling and husband, Thomas; and Eric Lawrence; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Marline is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Walter Toler; daughter, Pamela Toler; brother, F.A Calcote, Jr.; sisters, Verna Wallace and Maxine Calcote; sister-in-law, Doris Calcote; and brother-in-law, Maurice Wallace.

A gathering of Marline’s family and friends will be 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., Friday, November 18, 2022, at Broussard’s, 505 North 12th Street, Nederland, Texas. Her funeral service will be 11:00 a.m., Saturday, November 19, 2022, at Broussard’s, with her interment to follow at Oak Bluff Memorial Park, Port Neches, Texas.

Memorial contributions may be made in Marline Calcote Toler’s honor to the First United Methodist Church, 104 North 13th Street, Nederland, Texas 77627; Operation Blessing, 977 Centerville Turnpike, Virginia Beach, Virginia 23463; or Samaritan’s Purse, P.O. Box 3000, Boone, North Carolina 28607.


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Gathering of Family and Friends

Broussard’s Mortuary Nederland
  • 505, North 12th Street, Nederland, Texas, 77627,
  • November 18, 2022
  • 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Funeral Service

Broussard’s Mortuary Nederland
  • 505, North 12th Street, Nederland, Texas, 77627,
  • November 19, 2022
  • 11:00 am


Oak Bluff Memorial Park
  • 100, Block St, Port Neches, TX, 77651,

Comments (1)

    Kim Therrien says:

    Marline was such a wonderful role model in Christian faith and love. I’m sure she will hear the words “Well done my good and faithful servant”. She is where she had wanted to be for a long time… With her Creator.

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