Doyle E. Arrington, 71, passed away on Wednesday, July 20, 2011 in his residence.
He was ordained a Deacon at Magnolia Baptist Church in Ragley and was a Deacon at the First Baptist Church of Gillis since 1982, where he was currently a member. He was also a meat cutter by profession.
He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Addie Arrington of Ragley; sons, Eugene Arrington and wife, Denise of Ragley, Todd Arrington and wife, Kim of Ragley; brother, Glen Darrell Arrington and wife, Kay of Floresville, TX; sister-in-law, Beverly Arrington of DeRidder; grandchildren, Shelby, Jared, Devin, Madysen, Tabytha, Austyn. He was preceded in death by his parents, G.T. and Grace Arrington; sister, Maxine Grace Arrington and brother, Melwyn Ray Arrington.
His funeral will be 10 a.m. Saturday, July 23, 2011 at Gillis First Baptist Church. Bro. Glenn George will officiate. Burial will be in Hagar Cemetery. Visitation will be at the church from 4-9 p.m. Friday and Saturday 8 a.m. til service. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Children's Ministry at the First Baptist Church of Gillis.