Frances Watson Arnold, 89, of Glendale Ave., Elizabeth City, NC died Thursday, March 01, 2018 in the Elizabeth City Health & Rehab Center. She was born on February 17, 1929 in Winston Salem, NC to the late Alvin Watson and Vesta Graham Watson Williamson. Mrs. Arnold was a member of the Blackwell Memorial Baptist Church, a member of the Order of the Eastern Star Chapter #44 and was retired from the Pasquotank County Health Department and later with the Inter County Public Transit Authority. She was the widow of the late Herman G. Arnold, Jr.
Mrs. Arnold is survived by a daughter, Toni A. Jones and husband, Irvin, of Kitty Hawk, NC; two sons, H. Alvin Arnold and wife, Bonnie, and Calvin R. Arnold all of Elizabeth City, NC; three sisters, Irene Rogerson and husband, Ray, of Elizabeth City, NC, Mary W. Overman of Elizabeth City, NC and Louise W. Lamb of Hertford, NC; and one brother, Ralph C. Williamson and wife, Debbie, of Elizabeth City, NC, four grandchildren, six great grandchildren, and 3 great-great grandchildren. She is also survived by a sister-in-law, Margie E. Williamson of Hertford, NC and a brother-in-law, John Henry Lowry of Elizabeth City, NC. Besides her husband and parents, Mrs. Arnold was preceded in death by her step father, William P. Williamson, Sr., two sisters, Betty W. Lowry and Barbara Jean Flowers and a brother, William P. “Billy” Williamson.
Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, March 3, 2018, at 3:00 in Twiford Memorial Chapel, Church St., by the Rev. F Joe Griffith. Burial will be in the West Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery. The family will receive friends and relatives immediately following the service in the lobby of the funeral home. Twiford Funeral Home, 405 E. Church Street, Elizabeth City is assisting the Arnold family. Online memorial condolences may be sent to the family at www.TwifordFH.com.
Twiford Funeral Home (Elizabeth City)
405 East Church Street