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Jaynie Arnold


Jaynie Arnold 012013Jaynie Arnold, 68, of Ennis, Texas went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, January 17, 2013. Jaynie was born in Sacul, Texas the daughter of Leonard Leon and Tiny Eugina (Murchison) Duckett. She moved to Bardwell in 1946 and attended school in Bardwell and Ennis. She graduated from Ennis High School in 1963. She met the love of her life Wallace Allen Arnold of Ennis, Texas on a blind date in 1960 and they were married in 1961. Jaynie and Wallace were devoted to each other as best friends and companions and were married for 49 years. Jaynie had many talents and skills and was able to express and utilize those attributes when employed at We Sew, W.R. Storey Manufacturing, Lomas & Nettleton, Henry S. Miller, and TriState Trucking Driving School. Her achievements include being a past co-sponsor of the “Joy Group” at Anthony Drive Baptist Church. At the time of her death she was a devoted, faithful member and deacon’s wife of Anthony Drive Baptist Church. She was known for her many attributes which include being a devoted, loving, caring, honest, and talented wife, mother, grandmother and friend. She is survived by her children: Wallace “Buddy” Arnold and his wife, Loretta of Ennis and Monica Pelzel and her husband, Tommy of Palmer; grandchildren: Nathan Pelzel, Alison Pelzel, Jared Arnold and Jesica Arnold; and brother-in-law, George Patak of Palmer. She is preceded in death by her father, mother, husband, brother, Leon Duckett and two sisters, Mary Featherston and Tina Patak. Visitation will be on Monday, January 21, 2013 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. in the J.E. Keever Mortuary of Ennis. A Celebration of her life will take place on Tuesday, January 22, 2013 at 10 a.m. in the J.E. Keever Mortuary Chapel of Ennis with Rev. Jerry Fulton officiating. Interment will follow in Myrtle Cemetery of Ennis under the direction of J.E. Keever Mortuary, Inc. The family requests in lieu of flowers that donations be made in Jaynie’s name to the “Joy Group” of Anthony Drive Baptist Church. www.jekeevermortuary.com

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