The Pryor Times


April 26, 2014

Obituary- Arnold

PRYOR, OK — Thelma Louise (Trimble) Arnold, 83,  Pryor, died Wednesday, April 23, in Claremore. She was born Aug. 31, 1930, in Pryor, to  Clifford and Arlie (Chitwood) Trimble. She graduated from Pryor High School in 1948. She married Thurman Arnold, Dec. 1, 1949 in Bentonville, Ark. She enjoyed helping others and sending food to those who were in need. She enjoyed  sewing, reading and working on word search puzzles. She enjoyed music. Arnold raised her family in the Bitter Creek area Northwest of Adair. She enjoyed spending quality time with her family. Memorial visitation services are 4 p.m. until 6 p.m., Sunday, April 27,  in the Shipman’s Funeral Home Chapel. A private interment will be held at a later date in the Graham Memorial Cemetery. To leave her family a message, visit  her book of memories at Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Shipman’s Funeral & Cremation Service.

Arnold is survived by her husband, Thurman Arnold of the home; son, Steve and wife Linda Arnold of Pryor; daughter, Lisa and husband Dale Wilson of Collinsville; brother, Glenn and wife Sue Trimble of Pryor; sister, Ruby and husband Johnny Jordan of Pryor; grandchildren, Chris and wife Justina Arnold, Brandon and wife Christy Arnold and Nick Long and Ashley Gurley; great-grandchildren: Chelby and Katlyn Arnold, Jarod Ray and Joshua Arnold, and Kinzley and Cash Long; and dear friends, Erven and wife Lydia Willis. She is preceded in death by parents, Clifford and Arlie Trimble; sister, Mildred Moore; and grandparents, Louis and Margaret “Ma & Pa” Chitwood.

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