Mary Arnold

Thursday, April 21, 2005

SIKESTON, Mo. -- Mary Lee Arnold, 64, of Sikeston died Wednesday, April 20, 2005, at her home.

She was born Feb. 18, 1941, in the Mayfield community, daughter of Edward and Anna Cook Long. She and Calvin Arnold were married Nov. 24, 1961.

Arnold was a member of Old Bethel Baptist Church.

Survivors include her husband; a son, Tim Arnold of Sikeston; two sisters, Linda Armstrong of Marble Hill, Mo., Jolene Amelunke of Jackson; and two grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, three sisters and a brother.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Ponder Funeral Home. The Revs. Steve Vester and Randall Poole will officiate. Burial will be in Missouri State Veterans Cemetery at Bloomfield, with the Rev. Raymond Armstrong officiating.