Vera Lucille Arnold

November 16, 1930June 7, 2018

VERA ‘LUCILLE’ ARNOLD, 87, of N. Chili, NY passed away Thursday, June 7, 2018 at Woodside Manor Nursing Home, in Rochester, NY.

Lucille was born November 16, 1930 in Geff, Illinois to Frank and Florence Burton. She married Don Arnold in 1949 whom she met while attending Cincinnati Bible College in Cincinnati, Ohio. He preceded in her death in 1996 after a battle with cancer.

Lucille loved to read the Bible and books about the many missionaries she had met from working alongside Don as they ministered in various churches throughout their lives. She thoroughly enjoyed attending church and spending time with her church family. Lucille moved to the Rochester area in 2010 to be close to her daughter.

Lucille is survived by one daughter, Margaret (Allan) Wells of Rochester, NY; one son, Philip (Joyce) Arnold of Springfield, IL. One brother, Clifton (Bonnie) Burton of Cortland, IN; three grandchildren, Brandon Wells, Nathan and Emily Arnold.

Lucille was preceded in death by her loving husband, Don; her parents, and two sisters, Roberta and Shirley.

Funeral services will be 11:00am Friday, June 15, 2018 at Pleasant Grove Christian Church Geff, IL. Visitation will be held from 10am until time of the service on Friday, at the church. Burial will follow in the Pleasant Grove Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to the Anchor Christian Church Building Fund of Rochester, NY or to West Side Christian Church Senior’s Ministry of Springfield, IL.


  • Visitation Friday, June 15, 2018
  • Funeral Service Friday, June 15, 2018
  • Burial Friday, June 15, 2018

Vera Lucille Arnold

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