J.C. (Blackie) Arnold

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

J.C. (Blackie) Arnold, 84, passed away Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018, at Barry County Health and Rehab, Cassville.

He was born May 12, 1934, the son of John and Flossie (Morgan) Arnold. He married Barbara (Laney) Arnold on Sept. 3, 1955. To this union they had four children: Donald Arnold, Patricia (Buffy) Arnold, Pamela Pendergraft and Jon Arnold. Barbara preceded him in death on Nov.19, 2004. Also preceding him in death were his daughter, Patricia (Buffy) Arnold, two grandchildren, five brothers and two sisters.

He was a long-time resident of Barry County, retiring from raising chickens. He was an active member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church.

He married Neva (Stephens) Arnold on May 19, 2007.  Neva has 2 sons, Byron Stephens and Gary Stephens; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Survivors include: his wife, Neva Arnold; one brother, Clyde and his wife Teresa, of Pea Ridge, Ark.; daughter, Pam and her husband Albert Pendergraft; sons, Donald Arnold and Jon Arnold; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Services were held Monday at Mt. Zion Baptist Church under direction of Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville. Interment was at Maplewood Cemetery, Exeter.

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Cassville, Missouri