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Loraine “Nancy” Arnold (1-29-23) service 2-4-23

Loraine Cecelia Arnold, known as Nancy, 94, of Savannah, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 29. She was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, on Nov. 22, 1928. She is the daughter of the late Norbert and Marie Berneburg.
On Dec. 1, 1951, she was united in marriage to Edward Russell Arnold, who preceded her in death.
Mrs. Arnold raised seven children while managing “Arnie’s Bait & Tackle,” and “Frank’s Market,” in Piru, California.
After moving to Tennessee, she was active in the McNairy County Hospital Auxillary, serving as president on multiple occassions. Upon turning 50, she started college and earned her degree as a licensed practical nurse.
She was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church, she loved her church and her family, serving all for many years.
She is survived by four sons, John Arnold and wife Joey of Dalton, Georgia, Tom Arnold and wife Laura of Greenville, South Carolina, Rus Arnold and wife Lana of Ojai, California, and Chuck Arnold of Savannah; two daughters, Carol Arnold of Adamsville, and Joan Overman and husband Jim of Bainbridge, Georgia, 16 grandchildren, Christine Poval, Alendra McGuire, Jennifer Arnold, Naomi Arnold, Tyler Starbard, Tanner Starbard, Zack Arnold, Madison Arnold, Slade Jackson, Trace Arnold, Chris Benoit, Katherine Benoit, Scott Overman, Jill Kirk, Paige Overman and Kara Overman; eight great-grandchildren, Lauren Kane, Riley McGuire, Shaun Taylor, Jonathan Tisdale, Bentley Martin, Sophia Arnold, Walter Eldridge and Mackenzie Jackson.
In addition to her parents, Nancy was preceded in death by her husband, Ed Arnold; sisters Marge Vistien and Mil Papke; brother, Norb Berneburg; daughter, Mary Benoit; and grandson Jacob Benoit.
Memorial donations may be made to St. Mary’s Catholic Church Building Fund.
Viewing will be Friday, Feb. 3, at Shackelford Funeral Directors in Savannah from 5 to 9 p.m.
Services will be at St. Mary’s Catholic Church on Saturday, Feb. 4 at 10 a.m. Father James Martell and Father James Clark will be celebrants.