Bobbie Jean Jones Arney, afe 74, passed away Sunday, February 24, 2013. at her home, in Cedar Bluff.
Bobbie Jean Arney was born March 25, 1938 in Sturgis, to the late Lillie Jane Ray Jones and Wiley Hamilton Jones, Jr. Mrs. Arney had worked as a sales clerk at Cato Department Store, a designer-florist at West Point Flower Shop, and a seamstress at Knickerbocker, MFG. Later she worked as a custodian at Cedar Bluff Baptist Church. She worked on a committee of three to write the history of Cedar Bluff Baptist Church 1895-1995, also serving as church clerk for 19 years. She also served as a Captain in the Church Bus Ministry Outreach program. She was presently a member of Hope Baptist Church. Bobbie Jean Arney was married to Marvin Arney on May 2, 1956; he preceded her in death May 31, 2000.
Funeral services are today, Tuesday, February 26, 2013, at 10 a.m. at Calvert Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Eddie Brock officiating. Burial will follow in Craig Springs Cemetery Oktibbeha County. Calvert Funeral Home of West Point is in charge of arrangements.
Survivors include her daughter, Tami Arney Edwards (Vernon) of Cedar Bluff. three grandchildren, Traci Jean Ferguson, Diana Marie Ferguson and Jon Austin Ferguson (Alisha). and seven great-grandchildren; Brianna Russell, E. J. Ferguson, Kaitlyn Jones, Devin Jones, Tristan Eggerson, Cheyanne Ferguson, and Harbor Ferguson and the extended family. one sister, Lavis Coggins (Sonny) of Starkville, and her brother, Willie W. “Peck” Jones (Pat) of Starkville. Her grandson, Troy Eggerson and sister, Lecter Mae Boswell preceded her in death,
Pallbearers are Deacons of the Church, Jim Bearden, Ricky Blake, Jimmy Edwards, Lynwood Hill, Rodney Johnson, Keith Manning, Ray Pumphrey, Rocky Wooten.
Honorary pallbearers are Jon Austin Ferguson, Clyde Edwards, John Edwards, Zachary Edwards, Billy Bennett and her friends at Hope Baptist Church.
Memorials may be made to The Gideons International, P. O. Box 661, West Point, MS 39773.
Friends may leave an online condolence at www.calvertfuneralhome.com