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Wilma "Pidge" Ward Arnold
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Birth: May 18, 1909
Johnson City
Washington County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Jul. 29, 2010
Middle River
Baltimore County
Maryland, USA

Wilma Arnold - HAMPTON

HAMPTON Mrs. Wilma (Pidge) Arnold, 101, 434 Tollett Street, Hampton, TN, died Thursday, July 29, 2010, at the home of her daughter in Middle River, MD.

A native of Johnson County, TN, she was the daughter of the late Thomas Wilburn and Susan Caroline Ward. Mrs. Arnold had worked as a Nurses' Aide. She was a member of Union Baptist Church.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Walter Raymond Arnold, in 1989; a daughter, Bessie Marie Roark; a son-in-law, James Norman Roark; three sisters, Eliza Pauline Stout, Beulah Victoria Stout and Emma Grace Mast; three brothers, Marshall Woodrow Ward, Herman Nathanial Ward and Robert Frank Ward; and a half-sister, Peggy Cress.

Survivors include a daughter, Alma Geraldine Kemp and husband, Kale; and a son, Bobby Mack Arnold and wife, Kathleen Grace; grandchildren, Michael Kale Kemp, Teresa Nidiffer, Tonya Weaver, Lisa Meadows, Wanda Bengston, Kimberly Hughes, Angela Bray, Bobby Allen Arnold and Kristy Kemp-Szymanowski; great-grandchildren, Michael Kemp Jr., David Kemp Johnathan Kemp, Clayton Hughes, Marshall Hughes, Josey Walter Weaver, Kayla Ripple, Brandon Arnold, Ashlee Arnold, Jacob Dress, Natalie Bray, Noah Hughes, Grace Hughes, Emma Szymanowski and John Kale Szymanowski; great-great-grandchildren, Mason Kemp, McKenzie Kemp, Elise Kemp and Anna Hughes; a sister, Ruth Pearl Dowell; and half-sisters and half-brothers, Willie Mae, Jena Lee, Alley, Tom and Earl Ward.

Funeral service for Mrs. Wilma (Pidge) Arnold will be conducted at 10:00 A.M. Monday, August 2, 2010, in the Sunset Chapel of Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home with Rev. Mack Presnell officiating.

Interment will follow the funeral service in the Union Baptist Church Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be selected from family and friends.

The family will receive friends from 2:00 P.M. to 5:00 P.M. Sunday, August 1, 2010, in Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home.

Online condolences may be sent to the family and viewed by visiting our website at

Arrangements for the Arnold family have been entrusted to Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home.

Family links: 
  Walter R. Arnold (1909 - 1989)
Union Baptist Church Cemetery
Carter County
Tennessee, USA
Created by: Judy
Record added: Jul 29, 2010
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Wilma Pidge <i>Ward</i> Arnold
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 Added: Jul. 29, 2010

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