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Marybelle E. Arnold

Birth Date: July 8, 1922
Death Date: January 6, 2019

Marybelle E. Arnold, 96, long-time resident of Avon Lake, passed away on January 6th due to respiratory failure.
Beloved wife of 71 years to Lawrence (deceased); loving mother of Richard (Marilyn) Arnold, and Jeanne Arnold; cherished grandmother of Christine (Cary) McKee, Robert J. (Melissa) Arnold, and Daniel Arnold; dear great grandmother of Nora and Robert C. Arnold; Step grandmother of Jennifer Marcin, Roshelle Farmer and William Farmer; step great grandmother of Darren and Sienna; devoted sister-in-law to Grace Burgess; beloved aunt to many loving nieces and nephews. Marybelle was preceded in death by her parents Will and Loretta (Klein) Culp, her brother Lorry (Francis) Culp and her sister Helen Culp.
A 1940 graduate of Bay Village High School, Marybelle attended fashion design school in Cleveland and was employed at Cleveland Twist Drill Company where she met Lawrence in 1946. Married in 1947, Marybelle was a devoted mother to Richard and Jeanne. She loved sewing and decorating.
Marybelle was a long-time member and past President of the Avon Lake Garden Club. She was an avid Bridge player and enjoyed playing cards with her children and grandchildren. She was a prolific reader and benefactor of the Avon Lake Public Library, where she has a room dedicated in her honor. It is estimated that she read over 10,000 books in her lifetime!
She and Lawrence loved to travel and went all over the world with friends and family. She was a member of the Avon Lake United Church of Christ and helped decorate the new sanctuary in the 2000’s.
Marybelle loved golf and played for 30 years in ladies and couples leagues at Sweetbriar Golf Course in Avon Lake. She was a devoted Cleveland Indians fan and watched as many games as possible. Her favorite player was Michael Brantley.
She is once again with her husband, Lawrence. They were only apart for three months. We love you, Mom.
Donations may be made to the Avon Lake Public Library or the Avon Lake United Church of Christ.
Visitation: Sunday, 1/13/19 from 2 pm to 5 pm Funeral: Monday, 1/14/19 at 10 am
January 13, 2019
2:00 pm
- 5:00 pm
Sunset Chapel
6245 Columbia Rd. North Olmsted, OH 44070
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Funeral Service
January 14, 2019
10:00 am
Sunset Chapel
6245 Columbia Rd. North Olmsted, OH 44070
Get Directions
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