Della Arthur Obituary

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Della S. Arthur

July 19, 1927 - January 15, 2011
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Della Mae Smith Arthur, 83, of Tallahassee, FL, passed away on Saturday, January 15, 2011 at the home of her daughter in Wake Forest, NC. Born in Danville, VA, on July 19, 1927, she was the daughter of the late George W. Smith, Sr. and Sallie Mitchell Smith, and was preceded in death by 7 brothers and sisters, Beatrice S. Williams, Alfred L. Smith, Edith S. Wells, Joseph N. Smith, M. Ray Smith, Lorraine S. Norman, and Yvonne S. Tickle. She is survived by 4 brothers and sisters, Chester A. Scearce, Elizabeth S. Marshall, Harold B. Smith, and George W. Smith, Jr. She is also survived by her loving husband of 65 years, Richard C. Arthur,...
Della Mae Smith Arthur, 83, of Tallahassee, FL, passed away on Saturday, January 15, 2011 at the home of her daughter in Wake Forest, NC. Born in Danville, VA, on July 19, 1927, she was the daughter of the late George W. Smith, Sr. and Sallie Mitchell Smith, and was preceded in death by 7 brothers and sisters, Beatrice S. Williams, Alfred L. Smith, Edith S. Wells, Joseph N. Smith, M. Ray Smith, Lorraine S. Norman, and Yvonne S. Tickle. She is survived by 4 brothers and sisters, Chester A. Scearce, Elizabeth S. Marshall, Harold B. Smith, and George W. Smith, Jr.


She is also survived by her loving husband of 65 years, Richard C. Arthur, Jr.; and 4 children, Linda A. Shepherd of Wake Forest, NC; Richard C. Arthur, III of Roanoke, VA; Michael L. Arthur of Tucson, AZ; and Donna A. Luehrs of Louisville, CO; as well as 6 grandchildren, Corey S. Shepherd, Kristen A. Godfrey, Sara Arthur, Jessica M. Luehrs, Jessie L. Doss and Shannon Doss; and 3 great-grandchildren, Aiden, Vaughn, and Emma Godfrey.


A memorial service will be held at 1:00 pm, Friday, January 21, 2011, at Brown-Wynne Funeral Home, 1701 Millbrook Rd., Raleigh, NC, 27609. The family will receive friends from 12:00 noon until the time of the service.


Appropriate flower arrangements are welcome.

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