Gene Arnold, 86, from Whitney Tx originally from Jonesboro Tx, passed away peacefully in his home on Monday, June 20, 2022.
Funeral services will be held at 10 A.M., Saturday, June 25, 2022 at Lawson Funeral Home in Meridian. Pastor Matt Dossey will officiate. Burial will be in the Meridian Cemetery.
Gene was retired from General Motors . When he was young he had a country and western band, Gene Arnold & The Countrymen. He was a devoted husband whose number one priority was his family. He loved to travel. And was a Deacon at Jonesboro Baptist Church.
Left to cherish his memories are his wife of 66 years, Fairy Arnold of Whitney; daughters, Debra Arnold of Temple, Janice Edwards and husband, Robert, of Whitney; 9 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; 6 great-great-grandchildren; sisters, JoAnne Cagle of Fort Worth, Ruth Hooper of Fort Worth, Jane Gilbreath and husband, Mack; numerous other relatives and many friends.
Preceded in death by his parents, Lloyd Wesley and Nellie Ruth Cox Arnold; brother, Jackie Don Ray; sisters, Linda Schultza, Edith Appleton; and daughter, Donna Myers.
Arrangements were entrusted to Lawson Funeral Home, Meridian, Texas 254-435-2792.