OBITUARY

Edna Arnold

August 17, 1916August 31, 2013

Edna Vergie McNair Arnold passed away peacefully on Aug. 31, 2013. Edna was born August 17, 1916. She lived all her life in Myrtle Grove. Edna is preceded in death by her husband Gilbert Arnold whom she married in 1936, parents John R. McNair and Pearl Helton McNair; sisters, Modeste Bryant (Arthur), Myrtle Goldback (PD), Minnie Reilly (BJ), Louise Holloway (David); brothers, Harris McNair (Alma), Clinton McNair. Edna was a lifetime member of Union Hill Baptist Church where she was a Sunday School teacher and involved in many other activities at the church. Edna was a member f the Eastern Star Chapter 253 for years. In the 1940s, Edna was employed at JJ Newberry in downtown Pensacola. She had many fond memories working there. Edna leaves behind a legacy of being a caregiver to all her family members, her good “country cookin” and her ever so famous lemon supreme pound cakes and special crispy cornbread. Edna is survived by one brother, Ralph C. McNair. She also had numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews and great, great nieces and nephews! She was an icon in our family and we will sorely miss our amazing sweet aunt and sister. Visitation will be on Thursday, Sep. 5, 2013 from noon until 2:00 pm at Oak Lawn Funeral Home. The funeral will begin at 2:00 pm at the funeral home also and burial will follow at Union Hill Baptist Church Cemetery.

Services

  • Visitation Thursday, September 5, 2013
  • Funeral Service Thursday, September 5, 2013
REMEMBERING

Edna Arnold

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Richard McNair

September 8, 2013

Edna you will be surly missed by all.I thank you for all the wonderful time we had at your house for fish fryes and good family get togethers. During the year. Christmas at Ralphs. Love Glenn,Elaine Misty and Clinton aka Scooter

September 6, 2013

WILL ALWAYS REMEMBER OUR TALKS AND GOING PLACES AND THE POUND CAKE FOR MY BIRTHDAYS AND TEACHING ME TO MAKE SEA FOOD GUMBO AND CRAB JAMBLYA LOVE YOU ALWAYS DONNA /JERRY GODWIN

Owedia Kittrell

September 4, 2013

May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived.

September 4, 2013

Aunt Enda,you will be missed,we all love you,now I have another Angel to look after,me, and your are a very special,angel.All ways ,Owedia&Family.

Rose Parker

September 4, 2013

Take a long walk with Uncle Gilbert now and relax. I love you both oh so dearly.

Janice Scribner

September 4, 2013

R.I.P
Aunt Edna..

Rita Randolph-Ansley

September 4, 2013

So sorry to hear of Miss Edna's passing. I will always have good memories of her at Union Hill.

Jim Bryant

September 3, 2013

Will miss our conservations and the love we shared. Will miss celebrating our birthdays together. Will love you always. Godspeed Aunt Edna.

Jim Bryant

September 3, 2013

FROM THE FAMILY