The Norman Transcript

January 28, 2014

Frances Bell Arnold

The Norman Transcript

NORMAN — Frances Bell Arnold, 86, of Norman, passed away Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014, in Norman. Frances was born Aug. 26, 1927, in Hobart to Clay and Ora (Barker) Brisco.

She was a member of Northeast Baptist Church. Frances loved spending time with her family and friends and was considered by her family as the “glue” of the family.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her brother and sisters; her second husband (1961-1984), A.D. Mosley; and her third husband (1986-2010), Samuel Arnold Jr.

Frances is survived by her children Richard Hale, Ed Hale Jr., Billie Pettey, Russell Mosley, Eloise Olsen and Sam Arnold III; her grandchildren Tiffany, Carol, Angie, Jeff, Brandon, Jason, Scott, Blake, Stephanie and Sam; eight great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

Visitation for Frances will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today.

Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Northeast Baptist Church, 905 E. Rock Creek Road in Norman, with interment following at Norman IOOF Cemetery.

Arrangements for Frances and her family were placed in the care of the Vice family at Havenbrook Funeral Home in Norman.

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Norman Transcript, Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014

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