Norma Jean Arnold, 87, of Hopedale, died Saturday, January 23, 2021, at Gables Care Center, Hopedale, OH, surrounded by her friends.
She was born September 28, 1933, in Canton, OH, a daughter of the late Wesley and Marie Auckerman.
She was the retired owner/operator, along with her husband J.B., of J.B. Arnold Trucking and a member of the Hopedale Church of Christ.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Jimmie Burgess “J.B.” Arnold; an infant daughter, and a son, Jimmie Ray “J.R” Arnold; and a sister, Bonnie L. Duell.
Surving are a daughter-in-law, Lisa Arnold; a nephew, Ray S. Duell; a niece, Kellie Deull-Bennett; honorary granddaughter, Lauren Parkinson; and her dear friends, Tracey Kuhn, Pam Wood and Kerry Lazear.
Due to the Covid Pandemic, a graveside service will be held on Wednesday, January 27, at 11 a.m., at Greenwood Cemetery, Hopedale, with Dean Blythe officiating. The family is being assisted by Clark-Kirkland-Barr Funeral Home, Cadiz, OH.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Gables Care Center, c/o Activity Fund, 351 Lahm Drive, Hopedale, OH, 43976; or the Hounds Haven, 22 Township Road 150, Dillonvale, OH, 43917.
The memorial guestbook may be signed at www.clark-kirkland-barr.com.