Emma Mae Arnold
July 26, 1931 -
December 29, 2019

Visitation

January 3, 2020
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Service 

January 3, 2020
2:00 PM

Interment

Obituary

Funeral service for Emma Mae Adcox Arnold, age 88, of Fayetteville, TN will be conducted at 2 PM on Friday, January 3, 2020 at Higgins Funeral Home with Rev. Thomas Smith officiating. Burial will follow in the Unity Cemetery.

Mae was a native of the Howell Community in Lincoln County, TN and born to the late Thomas Edward and Annie Elizabeth Armstrong Adcox on July 26, 1931. She worked as a fabric clipper for Serbin and was a charter member of Highland United Methodist Church. Mrs. Arnold loved her church, enjoyed cooking, and was a wonderful caregiver for elderly friends and family over the years. Mae enjoyed visiting with people and had unconditional love for her family. Her greatest joy was doing for others. She passed away on December 29, 2019, surrounded by her loving family.

Survivors include her husband, Paul Goodrich Arnold; daughters, Paulette Arnold (C.G.) Thompson, Paula Arnold (David) Dollar, and Vickie Arnold (Phillip) Shelton all of Fayetteville; grandchildren, Misty (Ricky) Stevenson, Jonathan Dollar, Jeremy Dollar, Brad (Jana) Shelton, and Chris (Chelsea) Shelton; and eight great-grandchildren. In addition to her parents, Mae was preceded in death by her granddaughter, Diane Thompson, and siblings, Irene Adcox, J.B. Adcox, Dan Adcox, Edward Adcox, George Bede Adcox, Kathleen Shelton, Mildred Wiser, Elizabeth Vincent, and Charles Adcox.

Visitation with the family will be from 12 PM until 2 PM on Friday at Higgins Funeral Home. Higgins Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of Mrs. Emma Mae Adcox Arnold.

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11 Comments

  1. Dorothy Small

    Paula and family, I was so sorry to hear about your mom passing. Her sweet personality and smile will always be remembered. May God keep and comfort all of you through this difficult time. Sincerely

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  2. Gary Gault

    Mr. Paul and Family I am sorry for your loss Praying for you and your family
    Gary Gault

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  3. Ronnie Fears

    Sorry for the family’s loss.Aunt Mae was a great and sweet lady.

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  4. brenda edison

    Aunt Mae was a lovely person and excellant servant o God. she was a great daughter,sister mother,grandmother great-grandmother, and a very special Aunt to me. She is with the Lord now and all family that left before her. i will miss her just as if i am losing my Mom all over again. God grant Uncle Paul,her kids, and all that will miss her and that loved her so dearly

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  5. Rhonda Honey Wilbanks

    I hate to her of Mrs. Mae pasting…she always was so sweet and kind… I always enjoyed to talking with her…

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  6. B.Gatlin

    Paula and family, so sorry for your loss, always enjoyed talking to your mom when I would see her.
    Love Benny

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  7. Cindy Langford

    prayers for you paula and your family

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  8. Dedra Baker

    So sorry for your loss. Prayers for your family.

    Reply
  9. Judy Stafford

    To the Family of Mrs.Mae,I am so sorry for your loss of this precious lady.My thoughts and prayers are with you all at this most difficult time
    With Love, Judy

    Reply
  10. Marion Sneed

    Paula and Family, I am so sorry for the loss of your sweet Mother. She was truly a sweet, kind friendly person who will be greatly missed. My Prayers are with your Father and all of you. Heaven received another sweet Angel..

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  11. Jeannie Slattery

    Paula, I am so sorry for the loss of your dear mama. May God wrap his arms around you and your family and give you comfort at this difficult time. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. Love you.

    Reply

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11 Comments

  1. Dorothy Small

    Paula and family, I was so sorry to hear about your mom passing. Her sweet personality and smile will always be remembered. May God keep and comfort all of you through this difficult time. Sincerely

    Reply
  2. Gary Gault

    Mr. Paul and Family I am sorry for your loss Praying for you and your family
    Gary Gault

    Reply
  3. Ronnie Fears

    Sorry for the family’s loss.Aunt Mae was a great and sweet lady.

    Reply
  4. brenda edison

    Aunt Mae was a lovely person and excellant servant o God. she was a great daughter,sister mother,grandmother great-grandmother, and a very special Aunt to me. She is with the Lord now and all family that left before her. i will miss her just as if i am losing my Mom all over again. God grant Uncle Paul,her kids, and all that will miss her and that loved her so dearly

    Reply
  5. Rhonda Honey Wilbanks

    I hate to her of Mrs. Mae pasting…she always was so sweet and kind… I always enjoyed to talking with her…

    Reply
  6. B.Gatlin

    Paula and family, so sorry for your loss, always enjoyed talking to your mom when I would see her.
    Love Benny

    Reply
  7. Cindy Langford

    prayers for you paula and your family

    Reply
  8. Dedra Baker

    So sorry for your loss. Prayers for your family.

    Reply
  9. Judy Stafford

    To the Family of Mrs.Mae,I am so sorry for your loss of this precious lady.My thoughts and prayers are with you all at this most difficult time
    With Love, Judy

    Reply
  10. Marion Sneed

    Paula and Family, I am so sorry for the loss of your sweet Mother. She was truly a sweet, kind friendly person who will be greatly missed. My Prayers are with your Father and all of you. Heaven received another sweet Angel..

    Reply
  11. Jeannie Slattery

    Paula, I am so sorry for the loss of your dear mama. May God wrap his arms around you and your family and give you comfort at this difficult time. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. Love you.

    Reply

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