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Dorothy Marie Arnold

Tullahoma - Dorothy Marie Pratt Arnold, age 85, went home to Heaven on Saturday, November 24, 2018, with family gathered at her bedside. She was born on May 15, 1933, in Hillsboro, TN, to the late Aaron Pratt and Mary Virginia Willis Pratt. Mrs. Arnold retired from Tennessee Apparel in Tullahoma in 1999.

In addition to her parents, Mrs. Arnold is also preceded in death by one son, Robert Wright; one grandson, David Wright; sister, Katherine Baker; two sons-in-law, Steve Hardy and Binns Jordan; husbands, Walter Wright and Bud Arnold. She is survived by her brother, Doug (Sherry) Pratt of Murfreesboro; son, Kenneth (Frances) Wright of Lynchburg; daughters, Shirley (Alan) Cates, Patricia (Jeff) Robinson, Donna Wright, Kathy Jordan, and Brenda Wright all of Tullahoma; 14 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; and 7 great-great-grandchildren.

Dorothy loved her family dearly, loved spending time with her family, enjoyed playing cards, having cookouts, and working puzzles. She loved many different types of flowers and plants, and she loved sitting on the porch feeding and watching the birds and squirrels. She always had a special story to tell about her wild life. She has a very special dog companion, Lola, that she loved dearly. She was a wonderful mother and grandmother.

Funeral services for Dorothy will be conducted at 11:00 AM on Thursday, November 29, 2018, at Tullahoma Funeral Home with Bro. Bobby McBee officiating. Burial will follow in Maplewood Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM on Wednesday, November 28, 2018, at the funeral home.

Tullahoma Funeral Home is honored to serve The Arnold Family and asks that you sign the guest book at


Starts: 11/28/18 at 5:00pm
Ends: 11/28/18 at 8:00pm
Tullahoma Funeral Home
Tullahoma, TN 37388

Funeral Service
Starts: 11/29/18 at 11:00am
Ends: 11/29/18
Tullahoma Funeral Home
Tullahoma, TN 37388

Starts: 11/29/18 at 12:00pm
Ends: 11/29/18
Maplewood Cemetery
Tullahoma, TN 37388


Darlene Hodge says:

She was a very nice lady who was friends with my mother Betty Burt who went home little over a year ago may she rest in peace God bless

Tina Buford says:

I'm so sorry for your loss. I remember the kindness in her heart when I was just a little girl. I know you all are very proud of her. Prayers for everyone.

Shawnee Patterson says:

So sorry for your loss friends , but one thing certain heaven will be full of smiles from her. She was one of kind very special lady. Worked with her at Tennessee Apparel so many laughs and good memories of her. I pray for peace for yall, my deepest condolences!!

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