Graveside services will be held Saturday, March 1, 2008, 10 a.n. in Greenlawn Memorial Cemetery in Natchez for Bobbye Arnold, age 84, the former Bobbye Cochran, who passed away Saturday, February 23, 2008, at 6:45 a.m. at St. Landry Extended Care at Opelousas General Hospital in Opelousas.
Mrs. Arnold was a native of Eros, LA, grew up in Winnsboro, LA; lived most of her life in Vidalia; and was currently residing in Grand Coteau for the past 4 years. She had been employed as an EKG/EEG Technician with Jeff Davis Memorial Hospital in Natchez, Mississippi.
Survivors include one son, Jerry Don Arnold and his wife, Karren, of Haughton; two daughters, Sherrye Arnold Barfield and her husband, Carl, of Carencro and Dana Ater of Grand Coteau; four grandchildren, Dusty Arnold and his wife, Christin, of Huntsville, AL, Justin Arnold and his wife, Bridget, of Haughton, Kevin Colclasure and his wife, Julie, of Jonesville, and Casey Barfield and his wife, Amber, of Carencro; three great grandchildren, Jade Colclasure, Blake Colclasure, and Cade Barfield; and a sister-in-law, Waynetta Cochran of Ridgecrest.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph C. Arnold; her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Cochran, Sr., mother the former Willie Maude Crowell; and two brothers, Robert Cochran, Jr. and Everette Lake Cochran.
Melancon Funeral Home of Carencro, 4615 North University Avenue, (337) 896-6366, is in charge of arrangements.