|Birth: ||Feb. 20, 1947|
|Death: ||Aug. 17, 2012|
Sandra Kay Arnold, 65, of Quincy, formerly of Farmington, Iowa, died Thursday (Aug. 16, 2012) in Blessing Hospital.
She was born on Feb. 20, 1947, in Kirksville, Mo., a daughter of Roy Henry and Mildred Simpson Kisling. On May 30, 1965, she was united in marriage to Jim Alpha Arnold in Kirksville. He died on May 13, 2005.
Sandra graduated from Memphis (Mo.) High School with the class of 1965. She was employed as a nurse's assistant at Sunset Nursing Home and also did private duty nursing until her retirement in 1986.
She was a member of the Church of the Nazarene in Hannibal, Mo., and the Emmanuel Church of the Nazarene in Quincy.
Sandra enjoyed making crafts, volunteering for various organizations and making trips to Walmart. She also enjoyed attending revivals at church. She loved music and shared that love through singing. She was able to offer comfort to others by singing at funerals. Sandra was devoted to her family and loved spending time with her grandchildren.
She is survived by one son, Charles David Arnold and his wife, Kelley, of Quincy; two grandchildren, David Charles Arnold and his fiancé, Allison K. Andresen, and Lauryn Taylor Arnold, both of Quincy; a future great-granddaughter, Natalie Kalyn Arnold; a sister, Beverly A. Clark, of Farmington; and her twin sister, Sharon G. Hicks and her husband, John, of Wappapello, Mo.
In addition to her husband, Sandra was preceded in death by her daughter, Lisa Kay Arnold; her parents; and triplet siblings, Berniece May, Barbara Sue and John Dewayne.
SERVICES: 10 a.m. Tuesday in Emmanuel Church of the Nazarene, 1527 Madison, with the Rev. Charlie Hayton, Pastor Wayne LaForce and the Rev. Paul Womack conducting. Burial will be in Greenmount Cemetery.
VISITATION: 5 to 8 p.m. Monday in the church with family present at that time.
MEMORIALS: Grandchildren's Education Fund or Emmanuel Church of the Nazarene.
ARRANGEMENTS: Vigen Memorial Home, Keokuk, Iowa.
Published in Quincy Herald-Whig from August 19 to August 21, 2012
Roy H. Arnold (1916 - 1988)
Mildred M. Simpson Kisling (1919 - 2005)
Jim Alpha Arnold (1941 - 2005)
Lisa K. Arnold (1969 - 2004)*
Jim Alpha Arnold (1941 - 2005)*
Barbra Arnold (1942 - 1942)**
Sandra Kay Kisling Arnold (1947 - 2012)
Created by: Iriss Hill
Record added: Aug 22, 2012
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