|Birth: ||Jun. 22, 1913|
|Death: ||Dec. 6, 2009|
MARION -- Pearl (Phillips) Arnold, 96, passed away at 1:05 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 6, 2009, at home surrounded by her family in Marion.
She was born June 22, 1913, in Williamson County, the Crab Orchard Lake area, to Willis and Betsy Jane (Huffstutler) Phillips.
Pearl married Cecil Arnold on July 5, 1933, in Williamson County, and together enjoyed 62 years of marriage until her husband's death Aug. 23, 1995.
Pearl graduated from Marion High School in 1931. She attended Brown's Business College, VTI Business Course and SIU Data Processing classes. She was employed by Sangamo Electric, Williamson County Baptist Association, Bearden Construction, Phillips & Arnold Inc. and Arnold's Division 9 Inc. until her retirement in 1992 at the age of 79.
She was a member of Second Baptist Church of Marion, where she was a choir member, Sunday school teacher and girls G.A. group teacher.
Pearl was the last surviving child of her parents. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; two brothers, William L. Phillips and Paul J. Phillips; and sisters, Muriel Benton and Nelle Johnson.
Pearl touched the lives of so many people throughout the years and was always ready to lend a helping hand. She was a devoted Christian, wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great-grandmother. She never missed a birthday, Father's Day, Mother's Day, anniversary or Christmas. Her dumplings at Thanksgiving and Christmas will be forever missed.
She loved her family and many friends and will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her.
Willis Phillips (1887 - 1960)
Betsy Jane Huffstutler Phillips (1892 - 1966)
Charles Cecil Arnold (1910 - 1995)
Pearl Phillips Arnold (1913 - 2009)
William L. Phillips (1919 - 1945)*
Paul J. Phillips (1922 - 1991)*
Rose Hill Cemetery
Plot: RH06 70 3
Created by: Susan Bishop
Record added: Aug 20, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 115800871
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