Roxie Arnn

Roxie Arnn

Roxie Lee Arnn, 94, passed away on January 3, 2014 at Dermott Nursing Home.

Ms. Arnn enjoyed many years working for Delta Production until her retirement in 1982. She was a member of the Bellaire Baptist Church where she served as pianist. She was influential in the lives of many people. She brought children to church who could not have attended otherwise. She taught several students piano, some becoming pianists at their church years later.

She  was born on November 27, 1919 in Batesville and was the seventh child of the late Asa Aden and America Viola Arnn. She graduated from Dermott High School and worked in Pine Bluff before returning to Dermott to be with her mother.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by siblings, Eva Ruth Arnn Bailey, Cleo, Johnny, A.B., and Wallace Arnn, Mary Pauline Arnn Martin and Grace Elizabeth Arnn Gibbons.

She is survived by many loving nieces and nephews.

She will be missed by all who knew her but her sweet smile will never be forgotten.

Pallbearers will be her nephews, Glen and Jerry Gibbons, Jimmy Duncan, Johnny Mack Arnn, Tommy Arnn, Joe Arnn, and Bill Arnn.

Visitation will be held on January 5 from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. at Griffin-Culpepper Funeral Service at McGehee. Funeral services will be held January 6 at 11 a.m. at Bellaire Baptist Church with Rev. Kenny Culpepper officiating. Burial will be at Dermott Cemetery in Dermott, Arkansas.