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John D. Arnett, Jr
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John D. Arnett, Jr, age 91, passed away on October 27, 2017. He was born in Morgan County, Alabama in 1925. He moved to Hixson, Tennessee, to work and raise his family. John retired from DuPont after 40 years of service. He was a WWII veteran of the US Navy. John and his wife Elsie lived in Alabama, Chattanooga, and most recently in Knoxville, where they could be closer to their children and precious grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, John D. and Maude Arnett; brothers, Thomas and William Arnett, and Roy Smith. Survivors include his wife of 62 years, Elsie Coots Arnett; son, Dr. John D. Arnett, III (Pam); daughter, Shelia D. Arnett; grandchildren, Emily and John David Arnett; sister, Martha Spears; several nieces and nephews; and many lifelong friends. Special thanks to Parkwest Hospital and Asbury Place Maryville, especially caregiver Teresa Shelton. Graveside service will be at 1pm on Sunday at Oak Ridge Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital or the charity of your choice. Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel 11915 Kingston Pike is serving the Arnett family. www.clickfh.com


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Sunday

29

Oct

1:00 PM
Oak Ridge Memorial Park

1501 Bethel Valley Rd
Oak Ridge, TN 37830

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