Funeral services for Katie Ruth West Arney, age 94 of Fayetteville, will be conducted Saturday at 1:00 p.m. at Higgins Funeral Home with Rev. Tim Smith officiating. Burial will follow in Boonshill Cemetery beside her husband Tom Crawford Arney who passed away in 1993. Mrs. Arney passed away Wednesday night in Donalson Care Center.
A native of Lincoln County, she was the daughter of the late Sidney Lee and Nola Pearl Davis West. Mrs. Arney was a homemaker, retired from Serbin Fashions and a member of the Fayetteville Cumberland Presbyterian Church. Mrs. Arney was an Honorary Director of Lincoln County Farm Bureau.
Survivors include a daughter Arlene Sanders of Scottsboro, AL, son Marshall (Myra) Arney of Fayetteville, grandchildren Melanie (Johnny) Pitcock of Fayetteville, Hugh Arney of Murfreesboro, Tim (Nicole) Hinds of Colorado, five great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Arney was preceded in death by her parents Sidney Lee and Nola Pearl Davis West, husband Tom Crawford Arney, sisters Elizabeth Moser, Sara Cooper, Aileen Doyle, brother Sidney L. West, great-granddaughter Catherine Rae Pitcock and son-in-law Robert L. Sanders.
Visitation with the family will be Friday evening 5-8 p.m. at Higgins Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Fayetteville Cumberland Presbyterian Church.