|Birth: ||Dec. 15, 1924|
|Death: ||Dec. 29, 2013|
Arnell Bates Arnold, 89, of Norphlet, passed from this life on Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013, at Hudson Memorial Nursing Home in El Dorado.
She was born on Dec. 15, 1924, in Norphlet, to the late Gilbert Lawrence and Eva Othelda (McCaskill) Bates. Arnell was a homemaker and was a member of First Baptist Church of Norphlet. She was also a long-standing member of the Order of Eastern Star No. 506 of Norphlet.
Arnell was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Doyle K. Arnold; two brothers, G.L. Bates and Fred Lee Bates; and two sisters, Othelda Toombs and LaDonna Watts.
Those left to cherish her memory include two sons, Kenny Arnold Jr. and his wife, Mary, and Thomas Arnold and his wife, Frances, all of Norphlet; seven grandchildren: Shelly Hildebrand, Steve Arnold, Heath Arnold, Jason Arnold, Jeff Davis, Allison Davis, and Phillip Davis; seven great-grandchildren: Catherine Thompson, Walker Hildebrand, Jewel Ann Arnold, Slade Thomas Arnold, Abby Davis, Grant Davis, and Mason Scott; and two great-great-grandchildren: Jensen Hildebrand and Asher Thompson.
Funeral is scheduled for 10 a.m. today (Dec. 31) at the First Baptist Church of Norphlet, with the Rev. Lawrence Harrison officiating.
Burial will follow at Resthaven Memorial Gardens under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home of El Dorado. Pallbearers will be Perry Toombs, Larry Bates, Jimmy Watts, Mark Toombs, Randy Williams and Sonny Harper. Honorary pallbearers will be Danny Staples, Bobby Love, and Todd Bates.
(Pub. 12/31/2013 -- El Dorado NewsTimes.)
Gilbert Lawrence Bates (1905 - 1977)
Eva McCaskill Bates (1904 - 1986)
Doyle K Arnold (1922 - 1999)
Arnell Bates Arnold (1924 - 2013)
LaDonna Eloise Bates Watts (1928 - 2012)*
Fred Lee Bates (1936 - 2011)*
Rest Haven Memorial Gardens
Created by: Iris Meshell
Record added: Jan 10, 2013
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Arnell Bates Arnold, 89, of Norphlet, passed from this life on Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013, at Hudson Memorial Nursing Home in El Dorado. She was born on Dec. 15, 1924, in Norphlet, to the late Gilbert Lawrence and Eva Othelda (McCaskill) Bates. Arnell was a h...(Read more)|
Added: Dec. 31, 2013