Betty Howell Arnold

Betty Howell


Asheville - Betty Howell Arnold, 77, of Asheville, passed away on Tuesday, November 5, 2013 at her residence.

Mrs. Arnold was born in Forsyth County, to the late Charles, Sr. and Evelyn Foster Howell. She was a retired agent/broker for Beverly-Hanks Real Estate Agency and a member of Groce United Methodist Church.

Survivors include son, Jeffrey S. Arnold of Wilmington; daughters, Cynthia L. Arnold of Asheville and Kathryn Metze (Mark) of Columbia, SC; grandchildren, Amanda and Andrew Metze and Rebekah Arnold; brother, Charles Howell, Jr. (Pat) of Advance and sister, Geraldine Thompson (John) of Mauldin, SC.

A funeral service will be held Thursday, November 7, at 2:00 p.m. at Groce UMC. Rev. Gerald Davis and Rev. Avery White will officiate. The family will receive friends from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Wednesday at Groce Funeral Home on Tunnel Road.

Interment will be in Skyview Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Groce UMC, 954 Tunnel Road, Asheville, NC, 28805 or to Care Partners Hospice, P.O. Box 25338, Asheville, NC, 28813.

Groce Funeral Home on Tunnel Road is assisting the Arnold family.

The memorial register is available at


Funeral Home

Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian
1401 Patton Avenue Asheville, NC 28806
(828) 252-3535

Published in the Asheville Citizen-Times on Nov. 6, 2013