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Martha Louise Duckworth Arney
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Birth: Mar. 11, 1936
Burke County
North Carolina, USA
Death: May 3, 2012
Caldwell County
North Carolina, USA

Martha Louise Arney, age 76, of Stephenson Court, Lenoir, died Thursday, May 3, 2012 at the residence. She was born March 11, 1936 in Burke County to Emily Louise Seacrest McFall and the late Rufus Ralph Duckworth. In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by her husband, "Shot" Wayne Arney.

Mrs. Arney was retired from Caldwell County Schools, was a member of First United Methodist Church of Lenoir and a member of Eastern Star.

Survivors in addition to her mother include three daughters, Mrs. Sharon Diane Pickens and husband Fred of Mississippi, Mrs. Beverly Kay Winn and husband Lee of Oregon, and Mrs. Mary Martha Swanson and husband Daniel of Lenoir; one brother, Ralph Duckworth and wife Melitta of Morganton; one sister, Mary Anne Davis of Charlotte; eight grandchildren, Lori Pickens, Bradley Pickens, Lucy Winn, Henry Winn, Alivia Ashley, Sarah Swanson, Jack Swanson and Lane Swanson; and one great grandchild, Zane Vest.

Funeral services will be held Sunday, May 6, 2012 at 3:00 P.M. at First United Methodist Church of Lenoir conducted by Rev. Jamie Armstrong. Interment will follow at Blue Ridge Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers the family requests memorial contributions be made to: First United Methodist Church of Lenoir, 309 Church Street, Lenoir, NC 28645

Online condolences may be left at
Greer-McElveen Funeral Home and Crematory is in charge of arrangements.
Family links: 
  Rufus Ralph Duckworth (1899 - 1956)
  Emilie Louise Secrest McFalls (1916 - 2013)
  Martha Louise Duckworth Arney (1936 - 2012)
  Rufus Ralph Duckworth (1937 - 2015)*
*Calculated relationship
Blue Ridge Memorial Park
Caldwell County
North Carolina, USA
Record added: May 29, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 90938592
Martha Louise <i>Duckworth</i> Arney
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