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Gerald L Arnett
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Birth: Jan. 7, 1909
Pike County
Illinois, USA
Death: Sep. 7, 1994
Pike County
Illinois, USA

GERALD ARNETT , 85, of Barry died Wednesday, Sept. 7, 1994 at Illini Hospital in Pittsfield. Born Jan. 7, 1909 in Barry, he was a son of Roy E. and Maude Burrus Arnett. He married Darline Barley June 5, 1932 in El Dara and she survives.Also surviving are a niece, Mary K. Bennett of Vandalia; a nephew, W.W. Scott of Chicago; a sister-in- law, Mrs C. J. (Esther) Bash of LaSalle-Peru; and five great-nieces.A graduate of the University of Illinois, Mr Arnett was a school teacher and superintendent at Atlas and Meredosia. He was a Navy vet≠eran of World War II, lieutenant junior grade. He worked in Civil Service, then served in the War Man Power Service Commission in Washington, D.C. during the Tru≠man administration, returning to the Chicago area and retiring from the Joliet Arsenal in May, 1968. Mr Arnett was a member of Braidwood Lodge 704 AF and AM for 63 years, serving as Worshipful Master in 1964, Most Worshipful Grand Lodge of AF and AM of the state of Illinois; Pike County chap¬≠ter Order of Eastern Star for 62 years; Royal Arch Masons of Illi¬≠nois Chapter -10; Ascalon Knights of the Temple 49; Lodge Council Chapter Consistory; Scottish Rite in the Valley of Bloomington; Mohammad Temple AAONMS of Peoria; 50-year member of Barry United Methodist Church; member of American Legion Post 815; member of Disabled American Vet¬≠erans and Pike County Farm Bureau. Services were held at 2 p.m. Monday at Kirgan Funeral Home in Barry with burial in Park Lawn Cemetery. Memorials may be given to the Barry United Methodist
Transcribed by Rosemary Reeves - Contributed by Ella Tittsworth 
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  Roy Eugene Arnett (1886 - 1955)
  Maude Estella Burrus Arnett (1885 - 1973)
  Mabel Darlene Barley Arnett (1910 - 2007)*
*Calculated relationship
Park Lawn Cemetery
Pike County
Illinois, USA
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Record added: Jun 29, 2012
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Gerald L Arnett
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