Edith Arnold

Published 12:00 am Monday, August 2, 2010

Edith Melvina Arnold, 59, passed away August 1, 2010.
Raised in Chesapeake, Edith was the daughter of the late Archie and Lillian Pritchard. She was predeceased by her husband, Gary “Steve” Stephen Arnold. She was a writer and a member of Bible Baptist Church.
Survivors include her daughter, Serena Arnold, of Virginia Beach, Va.; sons, Gary S. Arnold Jr. of Fuaquay Varina, N.C., Joel “Boots” Arnold and wife, Diana, of Corapeake, N.C.; sister, Shirley McGrath, of Tampa Bay, Fla.; grandchildren, Christopher, Judd, Payton, Aidan, Hannah, and Stephen.
Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, Aug. 4, 2010 at 2 p.m. in the R.W. Baker & Co. Funeral Home and Crematory, 509 W. Washington St., Suffolk, VA 23434 by the Rev. Kenneth Bunch with burial at Nansemond-Suffolk Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Tuesday, Aug. 3, 2010 from 6 to 8 p.m. Condolences may be registered online at www.rwbakerfh.com.
II Corinthians 5:8 “We are confident, I say, and willing rather to be absent from the body and to be present with the Lord.”

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