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Genevieve E. Arnett, 90, of Fairmont, died Thursday (July 27, 2017) in the Clarksburg Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
She was born Jan. 1, 1927, in Enterprise, a daughter of the late Roy Tichenor and Susie Sprouse Tichenor.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Wilbur Lee Arnett, on May 5, 2012.
She is survived by her step-grandson, Clifford Arnett; daughters, Ashley and Chelsey; and many nieces and nephews.
She was the last surviving member of her immediate family.
She was preceded in death by her brothers, Glenn, Leroy, Lester, Clarence and Walter Tichenor; and her sisters, Gladys Gibson, Florence Harper, Dorothy Booth and Wilma Butler.
Miss Arnett retired from the Quality Control Department of the Westinghouse Corp. and Philips Corp. with 40 years of service. She was a member of the Kingmont United Methodist Church and graduated from Shinnston High School. In earlier years, she enjoyed bowling and golfing.
The family will receive friends from 1-3 p.m. and from 6-8 p.m. Sunday and from 10-11 a.m. Monday at the Ford Funeral Home, Ford Chapel, 201 Columbia St., Fairmont. The funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Monday in the funeral home with Reverend Gary Steele officiating. The committal service will follow in the Beverly Hills Memorial Gardens, Westover.
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.fordfuneralhomes.com.
Published on July 28, 2017
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