Visitation was held from 6-8 p.m. Friday, November 15, 2013, at Ray Funeral Home in Cleveland. Celebration of Life services was held at 2 p.m. Saturday, November 16, 2013, at Ray Funeral Home with Rev. Ed Hall officiating. Interment will follow in New Cleveland Cemetery.
Mrs. Arbuckle was born in Charleston, MS, on June 17, 1923, to Bertha Deese. She married Brook Arbuckle on August 10, 1943. She enjoyed going to Pace Pentecostal Church and was a lifelong member of over 50 years. She loved spending time with her family and sitting and watching birds and squirrels.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Brook Arbuckle; and son, John Arbuckle.
Mrs. Arbuckle is survived by her three sons, Floyd Arbuckle (Gwen) of Cleveland, Ike Arbuckle (Barbara) of Boyle, and Spencer Arbuckle of Cleveland; four daughters, Jeraldine McDonald (James) of Linn, Bertha Utz (Freddie) of Cleveland, Linda Foster (Bobby) of Boyle, and Lucille Braxton (Johnny) of Amory, MS; 16 grandchildren, 32 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be grandsons: John Arbuckle Jr., Floyd Arbuckle, Jr., Todd Arbuckle, Bobby Foster, Jr., J.C. Braxton, Spencer Arbuckle, Jr., Ike Arbuckle, Jr., and Ian Hughes.
Honorary pallbearers will be great grandsons.
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