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Kathleen Arnold

April 8, 1917 March 8, 2015
Kathleen Arnold
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Kathleen Arnold, age 97, of Glendale, IL, passed away March 8, 2015 at Hillview Healthcare in Vienna, IL.
She was born to Daniel Henderson and Suphronia (Robinson) Butler on April 8, 1917 on the second bend of the Suwanee River. Kathleen married Harvey Arnold on November 16, 1935; he preceded her in death on February 12, 1986.
Kathleen is survived by 2 sons, James Dale Arnold of West Chicago, IL, Lester Arnold of Vienna, IL; 2 daughters, Marilyn Faye Lewis of Olive Branch, MS, Sharon Kaye Farmer of Olive Branch, MS; 13 grandchildren, Connie Walle, Harold Canup Jr., Deanna McAlpin, Cindy Brown, Bobby Lewis, Angela McKenzie, Sam Arnold, Chris Ader, Terry Farmer, Donnie Farmer, Donna Jean Bates, Shelly Hazel, Tom Arnold; 15 great grandchildren; 17 great great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, 1 daughter Danielle Maureen Canup, 1 brother, Eugene Butler, and 2 sisters, Peggy Arnold, Nell Googin.
Kathleen was a member of Glendale Apostolic Church for 65 years and served as Church secretary/treasurer for 30 plus years. She was a retired Post Master at the Glendale Post Office.  Kathleen was a very talented lady.  She loved crocheting rugs, quilting, reading her Bible daily, gardening, and taking care of her beautiful flowers.  Kathleen was a seamstress, not only for herself but for many others in the community.  If that wasn’t enough she loved to be in the kitchen to can every vegetable and fruit known to man and any meat she could put in a jar. Most of all she loved spending time with her grandbabies. 
Visitation will be from 5-8 pm on Tuesday, March 10, 2015 at Aly Funeral Home in Eddyville, IL. Funeral service will be 1:00 pm on Wednesday, March 11, 2015 at Glendale Apolostic Church in Glendale, IL. Pastor Donald Carlton will conduct the service. Interment will follow at the Glendale Cemetery in Glendale, IL.
Memorials may be made to: Glendale Apostolic Church, 453 State HWY 145N. Simpson, IL 62985 or Glendale Cemetery c/o Charlotte Benard 45 Cedar Grove Rd, Simpson, IL 62985

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