James Gregory Arra

October 9, 1962March 9, 2013
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The memorial service for James “Dawg” Arra, 50, of Elkmont, will be at 7 p.m. today at McConnell Memorial Chapel with Mark Johnson officiating. Visitation will precede the service beginning at 6 p.m. at the funeral home.

Mr. Arra passed away Saturday, March 9, 2013 at his residence. He survived by his wife, Patty Woodard Arra; son, Cody Arra; mother, Retha Arra; sister, Lori Arra; niece, Hannah Gaston and other loving family and friends.

His father, Jim Arra and nephew Austin Gaston preceded Mr. Arra in death.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Athens-Limestone Hospital and to:

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

6931 Arlington Rd., Suite 200

Bethesda, MD. 20814


  • Visitation Tuesday, March 12, 2013
  • Memorial Service Tuesday, March 12, 2013

James Gregory Arra

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Janet Hardy

March 30, 2013

Patty, Christian, Adrian and I send our deepest sympathies for your loss. May God be with you during this difficult time.

March 12, 2013

Though we are very far away in miles, we are so very near you in thought, prayers, and love. Know that our Savior is near as well longing to comfort and uplift you if you just reach for Him...Jerry and Mildred Ann Grisham and Tina Cook

jennifer "jenn" hopper

March 12, 2013

Patty i am so sorry for your thoughts prayers are with you.when u feel like it give me a call 256-565-4462

Sherry Retzler

March 12, 2013

To Patty, Cody, and Retha, we are so very sorry to hear of Greg's passing. Please know that you all are in our thoughts and prayers. If there is anything that we can do to ease the pain, please don't hesitate to ask. We love you! ~Sherry (Craig) and Scott Retzler

Tim & Janice Craig

March 12, 2013

Tim and I are so sorry for your loss. You are always in our prayes during this most difficult time. We love you all!! Tim and Janice Craig

Shirley Long

March 12, 2013

To Retha, Patty and Cody, we are so sorry to hear of your loss. I havent seen Greg in years, but I was so sorry to hear of his death. Prayers being said for all of you. Shirley Long

McConnell Funeral Home

March 11, 2013

Offering our deepest condolences during this difficult time.