Jerry Arnold age 77 of Bryant passed away Monday morning February 4, 2019 at his residence. He was born in Decatur February 20, 1941 the son of Kenneth and Mary (Myers) Arnold. He was married June 24, 1961 to Wanda Brotherton who survives. He had worked for Dunbars and Berne Furniture. He was a 1959 Bryant High School graduate, attended Bryant Wesleyan Church, member of Independant Order of Foresters and Bryant Fire Department.
Surviving are his wife of fifty seven years Wanda, one son David Arnold (wife Kim) of Portland, one daughter Malinda Gambill (husband Jack) of Berne, one brother Norman Arnold of Venice, FL., two sisters Nancy Dull (husband Bob) of Bluffton and Patty Skinner (husband Sam) of Albany, Five grandchildren, Two step-grandchildren and one step great grandson.
Funeral services will be Friday February 8, 2019 at 11:00 AM in the Baird-Freeman Funeral Home in Portland with Pastor Paul VanCise presiding. Burial will follow in the Gravel Hill Cemetery west of Bryant. Visitation will be Thursday from 3:00 – 7:00 PM at the funeral home. Memorials can be made to the Jay County Cancer Society or Jay County Heart Fund.