OBITUARY

Mr. Brian Arnett

October 26, 1968November 26, 2018

Brian Arnett, 50, of Carbon Hill, passed away on Monday, November 26, 2018, at Brookwood Baptist Medical Center. Family will be receiving friends on Saturday, December 1, 2018, from 10 until 11 a.m., at Kilgore-Green Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, December 1, 2018, at Kilgore Green Funeral Home. Burial will be at Perry Mount Park Pontiac, MI. Brian was born October 26, 1968 to his father Emmanuel Arnett and mother Anita Arnett. Brian confessed Christ at an early age. He was a member of Grace Temple Baptist Church under the leadership of the late Reverend Parker in Pontiac, MI. He went on to graduate Pontiac Central High School in 1987. In 1989 he met Jeanie McElroy and later married her in 1994. They raised a family in Pontiac, MI and later moved to Carbon Hill, AL. Brian persued a career with the Jasper and Birmingham Police Departments. He later went to work for Mercedes Benz in Tuscaloosa. He will be greatly missed. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Jennifer McElroy; mother, Anita Arnett; grandmother, Betty Gladney; in-laws, Mr. and Mrs. Abram McElroy; sisters-in-law, Lois James and Beatrice Ewing. He leaves to cherish his memories a loving wife, Jeanie Arnett; son, Otha James (Krista) of Oakman; daughter, Juliet Marie Jackson (George) of Carbon Hill; grandchildren, Keith Rutherford, Jr., Jemaris Rutherford, Kemarion Rutherford, Pierre Jones, Paris Jones, Jacob Jackson, Shariah James, Jayla Jackson, and Amir James; father, Emmanuel Arnett of Pontiac, MI; brother, Dwayne Arnett (Sharon) of Livonia, MI; aunts, Elizabeth Singleton of Pontiac, MI, Georgina Ramsey of New York; uncle, Tommy Singleton (Chris) of Pontiac, MI; a host of nieces, nephews and many friends.

Services

  • Visitation Saturday, December 1, 2018
  • Funeral Service Saturday, December 1, 2018
REMEMBERING

Mr. Brian Arnett

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Kristy Bolton

December 3, 2018

I worked with Brian at the Jasper Police Department. He was an awesome cop and was looked up to by the community. He had the sweetest spirit and will be missed by many. I pray that the Holy Spirit wraps His arms around each and every family member and friend and comforts them with the Peace that passes all understanding.
*Fun memory: Brian used to jump from around the corner and scare the day lights out of me on a regular basis. He would just laugh and laugh!

Jennifer Miller Sanford

December 2, 2018

My name is Jennifer Sanford. I worked with Ms. Jeanie at K-Mart. I am deeply saddened by the passing of Brian. I had the utmost respect for him. And I still do, and always will. He was a wonderful man. He always had a smile on his face. And a kind word for everyone. Once you got to know him and Jeanie, you became family to them. My heart goes out to the entire family. I just wanted you all to know that at this difficult time I am praying for all of you. If anything is needed, please don't hesitate to call upon me. God Bless You All.

FROM THE FAMILY