Eloise Fern Archibald
April 20, 1925 – May 21, 2019
Fern Archibald, 94, passed away on May 21, 2019.
A private service will be held at a later date. The family would like to express thanks to the staff at Pruitt Health, Forsyth. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that donations be made to the donor’s favorite animal charity.
Fern was born on April 20, 1925 to the late Ed and Enid Spielman in Ozawkie, Kansas. During her working years, Fern worked for the Hallmark Company. During World War II, Fern served at a local ammunition plant aiding those who would fight on her behalf. She served her family, her country, and most importantly, she served the Lord as a long-time member of Bloomfield United Methodist Church.
Fern is preceded in death by her husband of 46 years, Alexander Archibald Jr.; a brother, Duane Spielman; a sister, Edwina Rose King; and a great-grandson, Caleb Michael Archibald. She will be remembered as a faithful wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and sister.
Fern is survived by her children, Sarah A. Lilley, and Alex “Sandy” Archibald III (Stephany); grandchildren, Brian Archibald, Michael Archibald, Alex Anne Gilbert, and Katie Murphy (Lee); great-grandchildren, Aden Archibald, Levi Gilbert, Shelbi Archibald, and Jack Murphy; and sister, Elaine Eklund.
Visit www.snowspn.com to express tributes. Snow's Memorial Chapel, Pio Nono Avenue, has charge of arrangements.