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Betty Lee Atkinson Arnold
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Birth: Dec. 28, 1925
South Charleston
Kanawha County
West Virginia, USA
Death: Aug. 21, 2012
West Virginia, USA

Betty Lee (Atkinson) Arnold, 86, of St Albans, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, August 21, 2012.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 64 years, John Arnold; parents, Hersey and Lena Pearl Atkinson; sisters, Lucille Lemon, Marjorie Taylor, Virginia Jarrett and Patricia Clawson; and twin brothers, Donald and David Atkinson.

Betty was born in South Charleston and attended South Charleston High School. During World War II she worked at both Teaby's Dairy Bar and OJ Morrison. In 1946, she married and began her life as a homemaker. She was a Brownie Scout leader for her girls. Betty and her family spent most vacations camping at Blue Bend, Sutton and Paradise Campground.

Betty is survived by her two daughters, Trena Given (Walter) of Charleston and Linda Freeman (Lawson) of South Charleston; her three grandchildren, Darrell Freeman of North Carolina, "Megan" Dailey (Matthew) of Charleston and April Martin (Christopher) of South Charleston; and her five great-grandchildren, Julianne Freeman, Viktor and Alexander Dailey, Thomas Stevens III and Riley Martin. She is also survived by her long-term caregiver and dear friend, Cindy Holmes.

Visitation and service will be Monday, August 27, with service starting at 1 p.m. and visitation beginning at noon, at Highlawn Baptist Church, 2304 Jefferson Ave., St. Albans. The Revs. Joseph Jarrett and Mark Stauffer will be officiating. Burial will follow in Cunningham Memorial Park, St. Albans.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to Highlawn Baptist Church's Youth Ministry, of which Betty was an avid supporter.

Online condolences may be expressed to the family at

Curry Funeral Home of Alum Creek is in charge of arrangements. 
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  John A Arnold (1925 - 2010)
  Trena Lee Arnold Given (____ - 2017)*
*Calculated relationship
Note: John and Betty were married for 64 years
Cunningham Memorial Park
Saint Albans
Kanawha County
West Virginia, USA
Created by: Angels Among Us
Record added: Aug 26, 2012
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Betty Lee <i>Atkinson</i> Arnold
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