Arliss Emma Arnold

March 30, 1930June 14, 2019

Arliss Emma Arnold, 89 of Bowie, Maryland, Port Charlotte, Florida and Scottsdale, Arizona passed away on Friday, June 14, 2019 in Scottsdale, Arizona. Arliss was born on March 30, 1930 in Butler County, Missouri to the late J. E. (Buddy) Moffitt and Leora S. (Short) Moffitt of Poplar Bluff, Missouri. Arliss was the wife of the late Paul David Arnold. Paul and Arliss were married for 44 years and they were married on June 12, 1955 in Springfield, Missouri. Paul passed away on September 18, 1998.

Arliss is survived by her children David Wayne Arnold of Phoenix, Arizona, Daniel Lee Arnold and his wife Deborah Shawver Arnold of Marietta, Georgia. She was predeceased by her daughter Ruth Ann Arnold on September 7, 2018. She is survived by her four grandchildren Matthew Arnold and his wife Monique Arnold of Irvine, California, Nicholas Arnold of Seattle, Washington, Brandon Arnold and his wife Alessandra Micciche Arnold of Atlanta, Georgia and Devin Paul Arnold and his wife Jenni Weaver Arnold of London, United Kingdom. Her great-grandchildren Riley Alden Arnold, Caden Asher Arnold and Nolan Charles Arnold. She is also survived by many lifelong friends in Bowie, Maryland, Port Charlotte, Florida and Scottsdale, Arizona.

Mrs. Arnold was a Registered Nurse, a longtime member of Nichols-Bethel United Methodist Church in Odenton, Maryland and a longtime Bowie, Maryland resident.

If desired, donations in lieu of flowers please consider memorial donations to “Seeds of Success,” College of the Ozarks in memory of Arliss E. Arnold (Moffitt) at

Contact the family at:

Daniel Arnold, 2988 Sedgwick Place, Marietta, Georgia 30062


  • Graveside Service & Interment Friday, June 28, 2019


Arliss Emma Arnold

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