Wednesday, June 23, 2010

James Elmer (Shorty) Arnold (1928-2010)

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June 22, 2010 - 07:40:58 pm CDT (The Caswell Messenger): James E. (Shorty) Arnold, 82, of 203 Oakview Loop Road, died Thursday June 16, 2010, at his residence. He was born in Caswell County June 3, 1928 to the late James Franklin Arnold and Maggie Bowes Arnold. He was married to Edith Smith Arnold February 14, 1946, who predeceased him April 9, 2007. He retired from Caswell County School Bus Garage after 30 years of service and was a member of Grace Baptist Church. Funeral Service was held Saturday, June 19, 2010 at 10 am at Harrelson Funeral Home Chapel conducted by Pastor John Crews and assisted by James Albert. Interment followed at Oakview Presbyterian Church Cemetery.

Survivors are two daughters Elnora Arnold Saunders and husband Kenneth of Yanceyville, and Janet Arnold Brown and husband Steve of Camden, South Carolina, one twin sister Eleanor Arnold Shaw of Elon, one brother Oscar Caswell Arnold of Burlington, grandchildren Melissa Saunders Eanes and husband Kenneth of Graham, Tonya Saunders Pegg of Yanceyville, Brandy Saunders Sharpe of Snow Camp, great grand-children Mark Eanes, Heaven Eanes, Clay Tate, Jared Turner, Chelsea Sharpe, Chad Sharpe, and one great, great grand-child Jadian Tate.

In addition to his wife and parents he was predeceased by Ora Arnold Campbell, Hazel Estelle Arnold, Edna Arnold Ward, Archibald Walters Arnold, Beulah Arnold Woodell, Annie Arnold Long, Ezell Arnold Cross, Elizabeth Arnold Riddle, Clara Arnold Faulkner and a great grand-daughter, Brittany Eanes. The family received friends June 18 from 5-7 pm at Harrelson Funeral Home Chapel and at other times will be at the home. Harrelson Funeral Service is assisting the Arnold family with arrangements.


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