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Arnold Gordon Gwathney


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Arnold Gordon Gwathney Obituary
Mr. Arnold Gordon Gwathney, age 78, of Forrest City, died Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017, suddenly and unexpectedly.
Mr. Gwathney was born Aug. 15, 1939, in Palestine, and was the son of Leslie Lee Gwathney and Eunice Pauline Chipman Gwathney. He lived in St. Francis County most of his life, was retired from the Forrest City Times-Herald and was a member of the Oak Hill Church of God, where he served as a Sunday School teacher for the adult class.
Mr. Gwathney married Bobbie Jo Bowman in 1959, and she preceded him in death in 2016.
He is survived by one son, Randy Gwathney, of Forrest City; one brother, Lyndall Gwathney of Indiana; two sisters, Wanda Marshall of Eufaula, Okla., and Patsy Gallagher of Arizona; three grandchildren, Randall W. Gwathney, Jennifer Rene DeArmond and Lisa Marie Doane and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be Friday, Oct. 27, 2017, from 6 to 8 p.m., at Stevens Funeral Home.
Services for Mr. Gwathney will be held at Stevens Funeral Home Chapel at 10 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017, with burial in Salem Cemetery, under the direction of Stevens Funeral Home.
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Published in Times-Herald on Oct. 24, 2017
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