Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Monday, Aug. 23, at McLaughlin Funeral Chapel in Sedalia. Brother Carl Gravatt officiated. Pallbearers were Jim Ray Sanders, Rick Bird, Bret Knight, Jeremy Sanders, Steve Bird and Tim Jones. Honorary pallbearers were Justin Anderson, Matt Karbinas and Don Waltemeyer. Burial was in Crown Hill Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to the family in care of the funeral home.
Born Sept. 12, 1952, in Marceline, she was the daughter of the late Billy Owens and Rita Wallingford Owens. On Sept. 12, 1975, she married Robert Arnold, who survives of Sedalia. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Marshall. She was president of the Marshall Parent-Teacher Organization and a volunteer at Northwest Elementary School. She was also a member of the American Diabetes Association.
Survivors include two sons, Billy Arnold of Sedalia and Bobby Arnold of Marshall; one brother, Larry Owens of Summersworth, N.H.; one sister, Ellen Gagne of Barwick, Maine; and six grandchildren.