Marthalene H. Arnett, 89, St. Marys, widow of Gail Arnett, passed away Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013, at her residence.
Born on Oct. 3, 1924 in St. Marys, she was the daughter of the late William Reed and Winnie May Gregg Cox.
She was a member of Nine Mile United Methodist Church, which her father helped build. She was a member and former Chaplain of the Order of Eastern Star, and former member of Nine Mile Woman's Club.
She is survived by two children, Sandra (Paul) Nichols and Patrick Neal (Leslie) Arnett; six grandchildren, Matt (Tammi) Nichols, Libby (Nick) Watson, Marci (Richard) Davis, Whitney (Jaime) Bennett, Patricia (Roger) Miller and Lindsay (Joe) Morris; and 15 great-grandchildren, Asa and Alice Nichols, Lydia and Andrea Watson, Ethan Davis, Adam, Avery and Anna Bennett, Brendan, Brooklyn, Cameron and Carson Miller and Vanessa, Isaiah, Chase and Morgan Morris. She was preceded in death by parents; husband; and two brothers, Reed and John Cox.
Services will be held 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 3, at the Ingram Funeral Home, St. Marys, with Pastor Steve Gedon officiating. Burial will follow in Nine Mile Cemetery. Friends may call from 2-4 p.m. and 6-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.
An online guest register is available at www.ingramfh.com