Bella Denise and Blake Jacoby Tolbert

Thursday, September 26, 2019
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The infant twins of Kristen Big Lake and Cornelius Tolbert Jr. died on Sept. 15 and Sept. 17, 2019.

Bella Denise Marie Tolbert, born Sept. 15, 2019, passed into the hands of the Lord after only being on this Earth for a short 15 minutes.

Blake Jacoby Tolbert was born and died on Sept. 17, 2019 taking his last breath after only two hours.

The twins are preceded in death by their grandmother, Bertha May Tolbert; and their uncle, Leon May.

They are survived by their parents; their siblings, Jeffonna, Kieron, Braylen, Joshua, Jeremiah, Justina, Zayden and Cornelius III; their maternal grandparents, Patrick and Christine Big Lake; paternal grandfather, Cornelius Tolbert Sr.; aunts, Plyza (Woodrow) Leider, Sharla (Gary) Plenty Buffalo, Chaquetta, Louvonna and Diamond Tolbert; uncles, Felix (Hayley) Blaine, Jarvis (Venecia) and Patrick Big Lake.

Funeral services were held on Sept. 20, 2019 at the Wyola Community Baptist Church. Interment followed at the Lodge Grass Cemetery. Bullis Mortuary was entrusted with the arrangements.