Percilda Arrison, age 78, a resident of Needles, Calif., died Sunday, June 22, 2014.

Persilda daughter of the late Mina Stillman and Dan Wise Arrison, was born May 12, 1936 in Parker, Ariz.

Mrs. Arrison was a member of the Fort Mojave Indian Tribe and devout member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. She loved her church and she loved her people.

"While her presence will be missed, her teachings to both her tribal and church families will continue in the many she has touched".

Percilda was preceded in death by her sisters, Claudia Arrison-Hammond, Leticia Evelyn Arrison-Booth and Blessed Arrison; brother, Gary Leroy Arrison; cousins, Sylvia Patch Arteaga and Lorrain Roberts.

She is survived by sisters, Lorna Arrison-Hills and Gaila Arrison-Estrada and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends to many to name.

Services for Percilda were held on June 30, 2014 under the direction of Dimond & Sons Needles Mortuary.

Published in Mohave Daily News Online from July 1 to July 8, 2014