Margaret Parker Arwood

Friday, August 22, 2003

Margaret Parker Arwood, 77, of Marked Tree, died on Aug. 19 at Regional Medical Center of NEA.

She was a homemaker and a member of the First Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Clarence E. Capooth; one sister, Geneva Capooth Hanna; her first husband, Jay Louis Parker, Sr. and her second husband, William Arwood.

Survivors include one son, Jay Louis Parker, Jr. of Marked Tree; three daughters, Jaylene Bullock, Cindy Dee Roe, and Margaret Ann Parker, all of Jonesboro; three sisters, Barbra Capooth Prince, Mary Capooth Smith and Sue Capooth Appling, all of Marked Tree; one brother, William Casey Capooth of Jonesboro; six grandchildren, Justin Jay Crouch, Luke Roe, Matthew Ty Bullock, Jordan Bullock, Meghan Parker and Mallory Parker; and six great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held today, Thursday, Aug. 21 at 11 a.m. at the Murphy Funeral Home Chapel with Chad Stoddard officiating. Burial followed in Marked Tree Cemetery. Dr. John Prince, Dr. Vestal B. Smith, Mark Davis Hanna, Kevin Eugene Hanna, Joe Escue and Paul Josh Hanna served as pallbearers.

Visitation was held at the funeral home. Murphy Funeral Home in Marked Tree had charge of the arrangements. Memorials may be made to the Marked Tree Friends of the Library or the American Diabetes Association.