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Frances Ruby "Jeanne" Smith Arnold
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Birth: Apr. 20, 1930
Wewoka
Seminole County
Oklahoma, USA
Death: May 21, 2012
Denison
Grayson County
Texas, USA

Jeanne Arnold
(April 20, 1930 - May 21, 2012)

WHITESBORO – Graveside services for Frances "Jeanne" Arnold, 82, will be held on Friday, May 25, 2012, at 2:00 p.m. at the Hawley Cemetery in Nash, Oklahoma Rev. Rick Carney officiating. All service arrangements are under the direction of Meador Funeral Home in Whitesboro, Texas. Family visitation will be Thursday, May 24, from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home.

She passed away on May 21, 2012 in Denison, Texas. Jeanne was born on April 20, 1930 to Lewis Burton and Mary Arlena (Harrison) Smith in Wewoka, Oklahoma. She married Gene Lee Arnold on September 6, 1958 in Ft. Worth, Texas. She was of the Baptist faith and a member of the Eastern Star of Louisiana. She worked for Knight's Furniture of Sherman, Texas, for 20 years as a bookkeeping specialist. She enjoyed watching football and working crossword puzzles. She loved to dance and in her younger years raced Harley Davidson motorcycles.

She is survived by her children: Alec Emerson and fiancé, Claire Dion, of Seattle, WA; Brenda Rowan and husband, Terry, of College Station, TX; Dorinda Handley and husband, Steve, of Sherman, TX; Lyn Arnold and wife, Kim, of Whitesboro, TX; Tammy Wallace and husband, Marshall, of Whitesboro, TX; Melissa Abernathy and fiancé, Tori Faulkner, of Whitesboro, TX; Kenda Sinclair and husband, Eddie, of Collinsville, TX; 22 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, Lewis Smith and Mary Arlena Greathouse; husband, Gene Lee Arnold; son, David Emerson; and two sisters: Ruth Campbell and Elizabeth Lundstrom.

Honorary pallbearers will be her grandsons: Matt Handley, Dustin Handley, Austin Arnold, Trel Jones, Trent Mayo, PFC Jesse Abernathy, Trase Abernathy, Coy Greer, and Caden Sinclair.

Meador Funeral Home | 401 Hwy 377 North, Whitesboro, Texas 76273 | Phone: (903) 564-3800

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JEANNE ARNOLD

WHITESBORO — Graveside services for Frances "Jeanne" Arnold, 82, are set for 2 p.m. Friday, May 25, 2012, at the Hawley Cemetery in Nash, Okla., with the Rev. Rick Carney officiating.

Mrs. Arnold died Monday, May 21, 2012, in Denison.

She was born April 20, 1930, in Wewoka, Okla.

Survivors include children, Alec Emerson of Seattle, Wash., Brenda Rowan of College Station, Dorinda Handley of Sherman, Lyn Arnold of Whitesboro, Tammy Wallace of Whitesboro, Melissa Abernathy of Whitesboro, Kenda Sinclair of Collinsville; 22 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Visitation is set for 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, May 24, 2012, at Meador Funeral Home in Whitesboro.

Arrangements are under the direction of Meador Funeral Home in Whitesboro.

The Gainesville Daily Register, Wednesday, May 24, 2012
 
 
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 Spouse:
  Gene Lee Arnold (1932 - 1980)
 
 Children:
  David Guy Emerson (1950 - 2011)*
 
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Burial:
Hawley Cemetery
Hawley
Grant County
Oklahoma, USA
 
Maintained by: Dorinda Handley
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Record added: May 24, 2012
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Frances Ruby Jeanne <i>Smith</i> Arnold
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I love and miss u so much mama. Not a day goes by that my heart doesn't ache. I miss my best friend. The person I could talk to about anything the person who was always there for me no matter what. The one who never judged me and loved me for who I am. I'...(Read more)
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