The Stanly News and Press (Albemarle, NC)


January 9, 2013

Kathy Arnold

Wednesday, January 9, 2013 — Kathy Stegall Arnold, 59, of Norwood, passed away on Sunday, January 6, 2013, at Carolina’s Medical Center – Main.   

The family received friends at Hartsell Funeral Home, Albemarle, on Tuesday, January 8, 2013, from 7-9 p.m.

The funeral service, officiated by Rev. Eileen Ayuso, will be at New London United Methodist Church, on Wednesday, January 9, 2013, at 2 p.m. Burial will follow at Norview Gardens, Norwood.

At other times, the family will meet at the home of her daughter, Sarah Clay, 34310 Blue Bird Lane, New London, N.C.

Mrs. Arnold was born on September 6, 1953, in Union County, to Clayton Henry Stegall of New Salem and the late Retty Lucille Hinson Stegall.

She is survived by her loving husband of 15 years, Richard William Arnold of the home; four daughters, Maggie Long and husband Jesse of Midland, Sarah Clay and husband Michael of New London, Nechia Carroll and husband Alan Boykin of Greer, S.C., and Rhea Brigman of Greer, S.C.; a son, Eddie Morris and wife Laura of Greer, S.C.; brother, Randy Stegall and wife Rose of New Salem; sister, Pamela Simpson and husband  Arthur of Charlotte; grandchildren, Hannah Dial, Brooklyn Griffin and Brieanna Long; a niece; and two nephews.

Dedicating her life to taking care of others, Kathy graduated from UNC Pembroke with a BSN and worked for Stanly Regional Medical Center for 22 years.

Memorials may be made to Kidney Foundation, 30 E. 33rd St., New York, NY 10016.

Hartsell Funeral Home of Albemarle is serving the Arnold family.

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