Jean Peeler Arnold
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CHARLOTTE - Jean Peeler Arnold, 84, of Charlotte, died Sunday, Dec. 6, 2009, at Asbury Care Center.
She was born May 10, 1925, in Salisbury, a daughter of the late Dr. Banks Joseph Peeler and Agnes Goldie Andrew Peeler. She graduated from Catawba College Class of 1946 and was a primary school teacher for Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools from 1963 until 1991. Jean married the Rev. Robert Baxter Arnold, Sr. on June 18, 1947.
Jean was also preceded in death by her brother, Dr. Robert Peeler.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by three sons, Robert Baxter Arnold, Jr. and his wife, Susan, David Andrew Arnold and his wife, Susan, and Michael Peeler Arnold and his wife, Elizabeth; brother Dr. Richard Peeler; grandchildren Kimberly Arnold Partee and her husband, Jonathan, Larkin Amanda Arnold, Corey Andrew Arnold and Colin Padgett Arnold; and great-grandson Tyler Christopher Partee.
Service: Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Friday at Hawthorne Lane United Methodist Church with the Rev. Andrew Brown, Rev. Elizabeth Armstrong and Rev. Jamie Armstrong officiating. Interment will follow at 2:30 p.m. in the Shiloh United Church of Christ Cemetery in Faith.
Visitation: The family will receive friends in the Parlor of Hawthorne Lane United Methodist Church from 6 until 7:30 p.m. Thursday evening.
Memorials: In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to Jean Peeler Arnold Preschool Scholarship Fund, c/o Haw-thorne Lane United Methodist Church, 501 Hawthorne Lane, Charlotte, NC 28204.
Arrangements are in the care of Hankins & Whittington Funeral Service. Please share condolences online at www.hankinswhittington.com
Published in Salisbury Post on Dec. 9, 2009