Arrowood, Walter Allen (2009)

Obituary of Walter Allen Arrowood ~ 2009

Transcribed by Joseph Cook

Walter Allen Arrowood, 79, of Marion, passed away Tuesday January 20, 2009 at McDowell Hospital.

He was born March 22, 1929 in McDowell County, NC to the late John Levi Arrowood and Gettie Dixon Arrowood.

Surviving are his wife of 53 years, Hazel Ann Morgan Arrowood of the home; one son Allen Arrowood of Marion; two daughters, Kathy Coffey and husband Danny and Annettia Brooks and husband Berton all of Marion; two sisters, Sylvia Medford and Ella Mae Clark both of Marion; four granddaughters, Shirley, Andrea, Anet & Becky; three great granddaughters, Breann, Zoie & Maggie; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Services were held at 11:00 AM on Friday January 23, 2009 in McCall Memorial Chapel at Kirksey Funeral Home, Marion with Rev. Jimmy Upton and Rev. Doug Carpenter officiating.  The family received friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.  Kirksey Funeral Home in Marion is assisting the family.  Words of comfort may be shared with the Arrowood family at

The News Bulletin of McDowell County, Wednesday January 28, 2008 Volume 15 # 4