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Holloway Cemetery

Hazel L. & I.W. "Dick" Arrington
Van Alstyne Public Library
Van Alstyne Leader
January 30, 1975
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I.W. ARRINGTON SERVICES HELD
Services were held Wednesday for I.W. (Dick) Arrington, 61, who passed away Monday at his home in Pilot Grove.
Services were held at the First Baptist Church in Tom Bean, conducted by the Rev. Houston Garner, Baptist minister of the Hebron Baptist Church.
Burial was in Holloway Cemetery under the direction of Earnheart Funeral Home.
He was born May 14, 1913, at Elba, Ala.  He married Hazel Lucretia Ratcliff July 3, 1940, at Durant, Okla.  He was a member of the Baptist church and a rancher and welder.  He spent most of his life in Texas.
Survivors include his wife of Whitewright, mother, Mrs. Ara Ann Arrington of Enterprise, Ala., three sons, Richard and Nathan of Sherman and Tim of Tom Bean, four daughters, Mrs. Ruben King of Van Alstyne, Mrs. Johnny Key, Mrs. Rex Wanner of Sherman and Mary Arrington of the home, one brother, Ollie V. Arrington of Howe, one sister, Mrs. Hubbard Barnes of Enterprise, Ala., and eight grandchildren. 

PILOT GROVE RANCHER DIES
A Pilot Grove rancher and welder, Dick Arrington, 61, was buried at the Holloway Cemetery Wednesday following services at the Tom Bean First Baptist Church.
Arrington died at his home in Pilot Grove Monday.  Services were conducted by the Rev. H.L. Garner, pastor of the Hebron Baptist Church.
Mr. Arrington was the father of Mrs. Ruben King of Van Alstyne.
Native of Elba, Ala., Mr. Arrington was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Fletcher Arrington.  He was married to the former Hazel Lucretia Ratcliff on July 3, 1940, in Durant, Okla.  He was a veteran of World War II and a Baptist.
His wife survives.  Other survivors are: his mother, who lives in Enterprise, Ala.; three sons, Richard Arrington, Nathan Arrington, both of Sherman; and Tim Arrington of Tom Bean; four daughters, Mrs. King, Mrs. Johnny Key and Mrs. Rex Swanner, both of Sherman, and Miss Mary Arrington of Whitewright; a brother, Ollie V. Arrington of Howe; a sister, Mrs. Hubbard Barnes of Enterprise, Ala., and eight grandchildren.


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