James Hayden Arnold
Mr. James Hayden Arnold, 74, of Ellijay, died Monday, Jan, 30, 2017.
He was born Jan. 24, 1943, in Gilmer County to the late Huston Henry and Mattie Lee Sanford Arnold Banks. He was a graduate of Gilmer High and was involved in several retail businesses. He was a member of the Ellijay Church of God and attended the Seventh Day Adventist Church.
He is survived by wife, Bonnie Arnold; son and daughter-in-law, Robie and Felicia Arnold; daughters and son-in-law, Donna and Carl Desmond, and Debra Sanford, all of Ellijay; brother and sister-in-law, Leon and Kathleen Banks, of Ellijay; sister; Martha Jarboe, of Ellijay; five grandchildren, Oliva Desmond, Raven Holsenbeck, Delilah Arnold, Caleb Padgett, Arielle Arevalo; and great-grandchildren, Addison Padgett and Joshua Padgett.
Graveside services for family and friends will be held at the Crossroads Baptist Church Cemetery at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Kid’s Ferst of Gilmer County, P.O. Box 105, Ellijay, GA in memory of Mr. Arnold.
Condolences can be made at www.bernhardtfh.com.
Bernhardt Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.