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Darlena M. Arnold

1954 ~ 2022 (age 67)

Obituary

Darlena Arnold, age 67, of Dayton, Ohio, was born August 6, 1954, to the late David and Elizabeth Cooper.

She worked at General Motors for many years. Darlena had a heart of gold, and a one-of-a-kind fashion sense. She loved playing cards, dancing, and being around family and friends.

Darlena was preceded in death by her sister, Ethel “Mitzy” Oliver; brothers, Howard Cooper, Kevin Anderson; nephew, Rodney Oliver; special mom, Alice Purdue; father of son, Gary Jarman; special sister, Diane Purdue.

She leaves to cherish her memory her son, Gary E. Arnold and his fiancée, Pamela; granddaughter, British Arnold; special companion, Michael Walker; brothers, (twin) David (Teresa) Arnold of Dayton, Charles (Joann) Arnold of California; nephews, William Oliver, David Moore; nieces, Laquata (Timothy) Allen, Latasha Baccus, Ja-Nay Wright, Rochelle Buckley, Shawntae Oliver and Jalana Arnold; special cousin, Alisa Dorsey; special friends, Tony Smith, Timothy “T-Bone” Manson and family, Donye McCall and family, the Purdue family, the Hunter family, Tyree Jarman, Sheree Jarman; and many great- nieces and nephews.

Walk-through visitation 9-11 am Wednesday, January 19, at the House of Wheat Funeral Home, Inc., 2107 N. Gettysburg Ave. Funeral service at 11 am. (Mask Required). Interment West Memory Gardens.

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Services

Visitation
Wednesday
January 19, 2022

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
House of Wheat Funeral Home, Inc.
2107 N. Gettysburg Ave.
Dayton, OH 45406

Funeral Service
Wednesday
January 19, 2022

11:00 AM
House of Wheat Funeral Home, Inc.
2107 N. Gettysburg Ave.
Dayton, OH 45406

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