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Obituary Mildred Ruth (Bishop) Arnall,
Wellsville, Missouri, 11 Apr 1980


Wellsville Optic News, Montgomery County, Wellsville, Missouri, 16 April 1980

	Mrs. Ruth Arnall Died Friday At Age 88.  Mrs. Grover (Ruth) Arnall,
88, died Friday at the Gamma Road Lodge, where she had made her home for
several months.  Her death followed several years of ill health and was not
unexpected.  She had been a resident of nursing homes for five years.
	Funeral services were held at one o'clock Tuesday afternoon at Myers
Funeral Home.  Rev. Elmer E. Revelle, pastor of the Wellsville United
Methodist Presbyterian Church, of which Mrs. Arnall was a long-time member,
was in charge.
	Burial was in the Wellsville Cemetery.  The following served as
pallbearers:  Joe Peery, George Fort, Harold Wilson, Floyd Miller, Clyde
Wilson and William Crouch.
	Mrs. Arnall, the former Mildred Ruth Bishop, was born March 24,
1892, near Wellsville a daughter of the late John A. and Melvena Newlee
Bishop.  She was married December 24, 1913 to Grover Arnall, whose death
occurred in February of 1956.
	They became the parents of one daughter and two sons who survive.
They are:  Mrs. Howard (Anna Lee) Brinegar, John Richard Arnall and Bennet
Bishop Arnall, all of Wellsville.
	Other survivors include the following grandchildren:  Lyvonia Reed
of Plato, Tex.;  Patricia Kessler of Janesville, Wisc.;  Mary Frances
Farnsworth of Sahuarita, Ariz.;  Howard Lee Brinegar of High Hill, Mo.;
John Brinegar of Wellsville, Dennis Brinegar who is serving with the U.S.
Army in Germany;  and Mrs. J. C. (Bonnie Jean) Cox of St. Charles, Mo.
There are eighteen great-grandchildren and three great-great grandchildren.
There are a number of nieces and nephews.
	Mrs. Arnall is survived by three sisters:  Mrs. O. K. (Vera) Walker
of the Tri-County Nursing Home, Vandalia;  and Mrs. Anna May Jetty and Mrs.
Frances Carrigan of Denton, Tex.
	She was preceded in death by:  two sisters, Bessie Best and Ara
Burgess;  four brothers, Calvin, Paul, Glenwood and Ross Bishop;  one
grandson and one great-great granddaughter.
	Mrs. Arnall was a member of the Royal Neighbors Lodge, a charter
member of the Wellsville V.F.W. Auxilary and a long-time active member of
the Queen Esthers of the local Methodist Church where her membership had
been for many years.  As long as her health permitted she helped with the
sale of rummage and second-items in the church basement.

John Andrew and Millie Amanda (McCormack) Bishop Family