|Birth: ||Nov. 16, 1912|
|Death: ||Dec. 18, 2004|
Mr. Archie Arnett, 92, of Marion Branch Road, Elizabethton, died
Saturday, Dec. 18, 2004, in the James H. Quillen V.A. Medical Center
Hospital, Mountain Home, following a brief illness.
Mr. Arnett was a native of Carter County and a son of the late P. B. and Maude Williams Arnett. He was a World War II Army veteran, having served in the European Theatre. He was a retired employee of the United Telephone Company in Elizabethton with 29 years of service. He was of the Free Will Baptist faith. Mr. Arnett was a member of the Capt. Lynn H. Folsom V.F.W.
Post #2166 for more than 50 years. He was preceded in death by his wife, Vada Mann Arnett; five brothers, Fred Arnett, Orville Arnett, John Arnett, Bill Arnett and Wayne Arnett; and by one sister, Hassie McKeehan.
Survivors include one son, Richard R. Arnett, Elizabethton; three brothers, Henry Arnett, Rebecca, Ga., Dewey Arnett, Daytona Beach, Fla., and Herbert Arnett, Knoxville; three grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, three half-sisters, Bertha Asher, Elizabethton, Mary Davis, Cornelius, N.C., and Linda McDaniels, Mooresville, N.C.; one half-brother, Ned Arnett, Kingsport; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral service for Archie Arnett will be conducted at 8 p.m. Monday, Dec. 20, 2004, in the Sunset Chapel of Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home with the Rev. Charlie Trivett officiating. Graveside service and interment will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday in Happy Valley Memorial Park. Military Honors will be accorded by Capt. Lynn H. Folsom V.F.W. Post #2166. Active pallbearers will be Kenneth Mann, Ted McKeehan, Bud McKeehan, Tony McKeehan, Jackie McKeehan and Bobby McKeehan. Honorary pallbearers will be Jack Mann and Jimmy Dale Mann. The family will receive friends in the funeral home from 6-8 p.m. Monday. Friends may call at the residence of the son, Richard R. Arnett, at any time. Everyone will meet at the funeral home at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday to go in procession to the cemetery. Online condolences may be sent to the family through our Web site at www.hathawaypercy.com. Arrangements are under the
direction of Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home.
Petibone Arnett (1880 - 1965)
Maude Williams Arnett (1889 - 1944)
Vada Mann Arnett (1915 - 1999)
Richard Ray Arnett (1938 - 2012)*
Note: grave marker courtesy of Sam & Glenda Harmon. Other photos: Teresa Treadway
Happy Valley Memorial Park
Maintained by: Aleta Stafford
Originally Created by: Bianca Stout
Record added: Jul 02, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 38986054