Shirley Arnett

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Shirley Ann Arnett

7/15/39 - 12/31/12

Shirley Ann Harrod Arnett of Milton FL, devoted mother and grandmother peacefully departed this earth on December 31st 2012 at the age of 73. Born in Cottondale, FL on July 15, 1939, she is the daughter of Vera Ellen Thomas and Jesse Daniel Harrod. She was joined with family by her side as she made the transition from this world to be with her Lord and Savior. Shirley is preceded in death by her husband, William; her parents; her sisters, Willa, Mary Lou, and Eunice. She is survived by three children, Kevin, Kelly and Kimball; Grandmother to Stephan, Matthew, Bradley and Hunter; and great-grandmother to Landon and Kyle.Shirley was a very loving, kind and giving lady who was always soft-spoken. She dedicated much of her life to working in the Florida School Board system where she eventually retired after doing everything from drive a school bus, work in the school lunch room, work with disabled children and library assistant. She lived most of her life in Florida but, briefly lived in North Carolina where she enjoyed living in the mountains with her late husband, William "Jim" Arnett.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am on Monday January 7, 2013 at the Lewis Funeral Home Chapel in Milton with Bro. Mitch officiating. Visitation will began at 10:00 am to 11:00 am prior to services Burial will follow in the Milton Cemetery where she will be laid to rest beside her late husband. The public is invited to attend.

God Bless our Mother and Grandmother. May you finally rest in the arms of the Lord.

Lewis Funeral Home in charge of

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Published in Pensacola News Journal on Jan. 6, 2013