Toni Ann Holbrook of 812 East Parkway Drive, Russelville, AR. 72801 passed on April 5th 2019 at 3:25 p.m. at the Hospice Home in Russelville, AR. Toni requested no service be held but for all that knew her and loved her to go and spend a day surrounded by nature and animals. Toni was born on September 18th, 1956 to James Ray Gardner and Shirley Ann (Holmes) Gardner. She was raised in Las Vegas, Nevada and attended the Western High School. She moved to Dardnelle in 1993 and then Russelville in 2003.. She was preceded in death by her parents and all of her beloved animals and rescued animals of all types.
Toni Ann was an amazing person with a heart of gold and beautiful soul. She was a treasure to all that had a chance to know and lover her. She shined in the presence of animals and nature, which she loved with so much passion and was an advocate for Animals of all types and nature. She was also a member of the northern Cherokee tribe where she was asked to be named (Buffaloheart) and the chief agreed during a pow wow. To all of her Facebook friends and family she was known as (n8ivheart), where she brought joy and positive and uplifting energy to everyone who read her post or had a chance to talk to her in private message.
She is survived by her beloved husband Michael Holbrook and son Kyle Holbrook both of Russelville, her son Diego Luna of Las Vegas, NV, and three daughters Tiffani Tipton and Taleia Meade both of California and Mischa Tipton of Conway, AR.
She is also survived by her special aunt of Gelena, KS and 3 siblings. Brother James Michael Gardner and sister Connie Gardner both of Shellknob MO, and sister Ginger Scholl of Las Vegas Nevada.
She was a proud grandmother of 9, Gabriel Luna, Deviny Luna, Skyler Wilt, Hunter Wiltt, Mia Johnson, Anthony Butters, Ana Tipton, Grace Alexander and Katherine Meade. She also leaves behind several nieces and nephews.
Toni Ann (n8ivheart) Holbrook you will be missed by all who knew and loved you, but memory will not be forgotten.
Wilson Robison Funeral Home of England, Arkansas in charge of the arrangements.