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William Roy Arney
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Birth: Mar. 13, 1926
Johnson County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Nov. 1, 2010
Carter County
Tennessee, USA

William Arney - ELIZABETHTON

ELIZABETHTON William Roy Arney, 84, Elizabethton, passed away Monday November 1, 2010, in the Ivy Hall Nursing Home.

A native of Johnson County, he was a son of the late James David and Alice Dugger Arney. He had lived most of his life in Carter County. Roy was a graduate of Happy Valley High School. He had worked for several years at North American Rayon Corporation and retired from The Raytheon Corporation, Bristol.

He served in the Army Air Force during World War II. He was a member of the Valley Forge Free Will Baptist Church.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Gladys Blevins Arney; four brothers: Haskell, Duke, John David and Earl Arney; and two sisters: Marie Potter and Norma Hart.

Survivors include a son & daughter-in-law: David & Jennifer Arney, Elizabethton; and several nieces & nephews.

Funeral Services will be conducted at 8 p.m. Wednesday in Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Randy Johnson officiating.

Graveside Service and Interment will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, November 4, 2010, in Happy Valley Memorial Park. Music will be provided by Loren Harris. A Patriotic Tribute will be played by Mr. Arney's son, David Arney, following the funeral service.

Active Pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the funeral home at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, will be: Kenneth Arney, John Arney, Haskell "Buddy" Arney, Richard Knode, Clyde Williams and Carl Roberson. Military Honors will be provided by the American Legion and Tennessee National Guard.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday in the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence of his son & daughter-in-law: David & Jennifer Arney, 729 Fairway Drive, Elizabethton. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 10:30 a.m. Thursday to go to the cemetery.

To those who prefer memorials may be made in memory of Mr. Arney to the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, P.O. Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, Tn. 38148-0142; or the Carter County Animal Shelter, P.O. Box 134, Elizabethton, Tenn. 37644.

Condolences may be e-mailed to

Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge 543 3839.

Family links: 
  James D. Arney (1882 - 1966)
  Alice D Arney (1892 - 1970)
  Gladys Blevins Arney (1927 - 2006)*
*Calculated relationship
Happy Valley Memorial Park
Carter County
Tennessee, USA
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Record added: Nov 03, 2010
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William Roy Arney
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 Added: Nov. 3, 2010

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