Nellie D. Arrington

May 15, 1915October 6, 2010

Nellie D. Arrington, 95, of Marion, NC, went to be with the Lord Wednesday, October 6, 2010 at St Joseph Hospital.

She was born May 15, 1915 in Rutherford County, NC to the late Will and Pantha Davidson. Ms. Arrington was a member of Morris Memorial Baptist Church in Casar, NC.

In addition to her parents, she is also preceded in death by her husband, Roger Rashio Arrington; her son, Billy Roger Arrington; her brother, Troy Davidson; four sisters, Callie Nix, Louise Plemmons, Beulah Moore and Violet Sparks; and her grandson, Tim.

Surviving are one son, Robert Arrington and wife, Cathy of Marion, NC; five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

Services will be held at 3:00 PM on Sunday, October 10, 2010 in McCall Memorial Chapel at Kirksey Funeral Home in Marion with Rev. Landon Rice officiating. Burial will follow in Morris Memorial Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: The Gideons International, P.O. Box 1166, Marion, NC 28752.

Kirksey Funeral Home in Marion, NC is assisting the family.

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  • Funeral Service Sunday, October 10, 2010
  • Burial Sunday, October 10, 2010
  • Visitation Sunday, October 10, 2010

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Anita Justice Wages

October 8, 2010

I have heard my dad speak of his cousin Rashio Arrington many times over the years. He thought so much of him and Nellie. Deepest sympathy to the family.
Anita Justice Wages