Daily Progress, Jacksonville, TX

February 19, 2013

Preacher Mo Arnold

Jacksonville Daily Progress

JACKSONVILLE — Funeral services for Preacher Mo Arnold, age 63, of Mt. Selman, are scheduled for 10 a.m. Sat., Feb. 23, at Autry Funeral Home chapel in Jacksonville with Bro. Jeff Cunningham officiating.

Burial will be held at Larissa Cemetery in Mt. Selman.

Mr. Arnold passed away Sat., Feb. 16, 2013 in Tyler.

He was born Nov. 25, 1949 in Stockton, Calif.

Mr. Arnold served in the United States Army and was a contractor in the construction business.

He is preceded in death by his parents Elmo Marcellis Arnold Sr. and Helen Ruth Swearingen Arnold, brother Preacher Mike Arnold and step father William Swearingen.

Survivors include his mother of his children Ruth Elaine Simmons of Houston; son Jeff Arnold and wife Audra of Katy; daughter Anita McClendon and husband J. J. of Crawfordsville, AR; sisters Brenda Sue Kern of Beaumont and Shirley Faraget of Beaumont; and five grandchildren Liberty Jaden Arnold, Ashlyn Janessa Arnold, Faith Elise Watkins, Alexia Rose Arnold and Allie Louise McClendon.

Pallbearers will be J. J. McClendon, Brian Seib, Bob Downs, Loren Lykins, Wyatt Bradford and Michael Willis.

Visitation will be held from 6 - 8 p.m. Fri., Feb. 22,  at Autry Funeral Home in Jacksonville.