Virginia E. Arnold
August 17, 1925 -
August 20, 2019

Visitation

August 21, 2019
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Service 

August 22, 2019
11:00 AM

Interment

Obituary

Funeral service for Mrs. Virginia E. Arnold, age 94, of Fayetteville, TN, will be conducted at 11 AM on Thursday, August 22, 2019, at Hope Assembly Church with Pastor Ben Johnson and Pastor Raleigh East officiating. Burial will follow in Riverview Memorial Gardens next to her husband, Robert W. Arnold.
Virginia was born on August 17, 1925 in Lincoln County, TN to the late Arthur Green and Stella Patrick Stewart. She worked as a seamstress for the Lee Shirt Company. Virginia loved to sew, quilt, and travel. She was part of the foster grandparent program. Mrs. Arnold passed away on August 20, 2019 at her residence.
Survivors include her children, Robert (Sandra) Arnold, Jr. of Fayetteville, TN, Martha Craig (Henry Wayne) of Elora, TN, and Carylon (J.B.) Baker of Nashville, TN; grandchildren, Brian Rutledge (fiance Kim Barnes), Chris Rutledge, Carla Rutledge (fiance Jennifer Hartman), Julian Baker, III, Kevin (Emily) Baker, Brock (Jocelyn) Baker, Robert W. Arnold, III, Melissa Arnold Maddox, James Paul Arnold, Jr., and William Kelley (Heather) Arnold; sister, Jeanette (John) O’Neal; best friend, Linda Smith; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a son, James Paul Arnold, and siblings, Carl Stewart, Verna Stewart Sawyers, and James Clyde Stewart.
Visitation with the family will be held at 5 PM until 8 PM on Wednesday, August 21, 2019, at Higgins Funeral Home and on Thursday 9 AM until time of service at 11 AM at Hope Assembly Church.
Higgins Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of Mrs. Virginia E. Arnold.

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15 Comments

  1. Katie Steuart

    Martha, I’m so sorry about your mother. You have been a wonderful daughter, and so kind to my own mother. God bless and comfort you during your time of grieving. Love,

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  2. Cindy Davis

    Such a lovely lady, always a smile on her face

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  3. Larry and Carla Baker

    So sorry for your loss! Larry and Carla send condolences!

    Reply
  4. Shelia Tomlin Boscio

    I am so sorry that I am out of town today. I loved Ms Virginia very much. She was part of the ORIGINALS of the Assembly of God. We will see her again ❤️

    Reply
  5. Rosalind Sowell Greer

    Martha, so sorry for the loss of your Mom…..Prayers for you and family.

    Reply
  6. Haden and Jimmy

    Dear Carylon and JB,
    We are very sorry your mom is no longer here and understand the sadness of our dear parents passing. You’re in our prayers and our hearts during this time. We also send you love and our sympathy , as we remember our grief at losing our mothers.

    Reply
  7. nancy Bsrnes woods

    i am so sorry for your loss and i will keep you in my prayers

    Reply
  8. Karen Gilliam

    Dear Martha, I know the pain you feel now, but know that your Mom and Dad are having the best reunion. You were so blessed to have your Mom so long. I love you, my friend, and will be holding you close in thought and prayer.

    Reply
  9. Hazel Hyde

    So sorry for your loss. Prayers for you and your family

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  10. Judy Strope

    To Ms Virginia’s Family, Sending my sincere sympathies during your time of grief. I’m sure you are all just devistated by the loss of your mother because I know how much you loved and cared for her. Prayers for strength and peace as you struggle through this time.

    Reply
  11. Rhonda Honey Wilbanks

    Sorry to hear about Ms Virginia. She was always such a sweet lady. My prayers are with you all….

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  12. Cordelia Tanner

    RIP Virginia. We sure miss you at the Sr. Center Exercise Class. Can’t believe it has been a month since you were there exercising with us. Love and prayers.

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  13. Larry Askins

    Martha, I’m sorry to hear the sad news of your mom’s passing. I know this is a difficult time. Know that your mom, your family and you are in our prayers. God Bless. Larry Askins

    Reply
  14. Anita Johnson

    I am thinking of you all in your loss. Mrs. Arnold was always smiling each time I saw her and kind as well. I know you will miss her greatly.

    Reply
  15. Peggy Coleman

    I knew Virginia because she worked with my mother at Blue Ridge Shirt Plant for years and were friends. She was a nice lady and will be missed by many. I am sorry for your loss.

    Peggy

    Reply

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15 Comments

  1. Katie Steuart

    Martha, I’m so sorry about your mother. You have been a wonderful daughter, and so kind to my own mother. God bless and comfort you during your time of grieving. Love,

    Reply
  2. Cindy Davis

    Such a lovely lady, always a smile on her face

    Reply
  3. Larry and Carla Baker

    So sorry for your loss! Larry and Carla send condolences!

    Reply
  4. Shelia Tomlin Boscio

    I am so sorry that I am out of town today. I loved Ms Virginia very much. She was part of the ORIGINALS of the Assembly of God. We will see her again ❤️

    Reply
  5. Rosalind Sowell Greer

    Martha, so sorry for the loss of your Mom…..Prayers for you and family.

    Reply
  6. Haden and Jimmy

    Dear Carylon and JB,
    We are very sorry your mom is no longer here and understand the sadness of our dear parents passing. You’re in our prayers and our hearts during this time. We also send you love and our sympathy , as we remember our grief at losing our mothers.

    Reply
  7. nancy Bsrnes woods

    i am so sorry for your loss and i will keep you in my prayers

    Reply
  8. Karen Gilliam

    Dear Martha, I know the pain you feel now, but know that your Mom and Dad are having the best reunion. You were so blessed to have your Mom so long. I love you, my friend, and will be holding you close in thought and prayer.

    Reply
  9. Hazel Hyde

    So sorry for your loss. Prayers for you and your family

    Reply
  10. Judy Strope

    To Ms Virginia’s Family, Sending my sincere sympathies during your time of grief. I’m sure you are all just devistated by the loss of your mother because I know how much you loved and cared for her. Prayers for strength and peace as you struggle through this time.

    Reply
  11. Rhonda Honey Wilbanks

    Sorry to hear about Ms Virginia. She was always such a sweet lady. My prayers are with you all….

    Reply
  12. Cordelia Tanner

    RIP Virginia. We sure miss you at the Sr. Center Exercise Class. Can’t believe it has been a month since you were there exercising with us. Love and prayers.

    Reply
  13. Larry Askins

    Martha, I’m sorry to hear the sad news of your mom’s passing. I know this is a difficult time. Know that your mom, your family and you are in our prayers. God Bless. Larry Askins

    Reply
  14. Anita Johnson

    I am thinking of you all in your loss. Mrs. Arnold was always smiling each time I saw her and kind as well. I know you will miss her greatly.

    Reply
  15. Peggy Coleman

    I knew Virginia because she worked with my mother at Blue Ridge Shirt Plant for years and were friends. She was a nice lady and will be missed by many. I am sorry for your loss.

    Peggy

    Reply

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