Ellis Funeral Home


Marzell Arnold

June 26, 1934September 29, 2020

Nina Marzell (Goodwin) Arnold, 86, of Midland, passed away Tuesday, September 29, 2020 at Midland Medical Lodge. She was born June 26, 1934 in Bradley, Arkansas to the late Leo (Smith) and Garland Goodwin.

She married Hugh Allen Arnold on May 26, 1953. She worked as a bookkeeper for some years, but spent most working as a laundry attendant for Manor Park. Marzell enjoyed gardening, crocheting, and quilting. She was a warm-hearted woman with an open door and a hot plate for anyone that needed it.

Marzell is survived by her sons, Jesse Arnold and wife Corine of Keen, TX, Robert Arnold and wife Paula of Haughton, LA, Harold Arnold and wife Margie of Shongaloo, LA, and Rowdy Arnold and wife Victoria of Midland; brothers, Charles Goodwin and Donald Goodwin; sister, Glin Morrow; seven grandchildren; and 11 great grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Hugh Arnold; parents, Garland J and Leo (Smith) Goodwin; brother, Raymond Goodwin; and great grandson, Tyler R. Arnold.

The family will receive friends for visitation on Monday, October 5, 2020 from 4-8 PM at Ellis Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held in the chapel at 10 AM on Tuesday, October 6, 2020 with Pastor Mike Bartlett officiating. Burial will follow at Resthaven Memorial Park.


  • Visitation

    Monday, October 5, 2020

  • Funeral Service

    Tuesday, October 6, 2020

  • Interment

    Tuesday, October 6, 2020

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