Ewell A. Arnold, age 85, of Lawrenceville, Georgia, passed away on Saturday, August 27th, 2016. He is survived by his loving wife of 64 years, Salena Arnold. He is also survived by 5 daughters and their families, Aleshia and Larry Steele, Regina Webb, Angela Joslin, Renee and John Taylor, Arenda and Mike Schultz; 11 grandchildren and their families; 5 great grandchildren; sister, Rebecca Loggins; and brother, Charles Arnold. Mr. Arnold was a native of Gwinnett county. He was a retired banker and builder and a life time member and Deacon Emeritus of North Metro First Baptist Church, formerly Pleasant Hill Baptist Church. A funeral service will be held at 2:00 pm, Wednesday, August 31, 2016 at North Metro Baptist Church with Dr. Frank Cox officiating. Interment will follow at White Chapel Memorial Gardens. Mr. Arnold will lie in state 2 hours prior to the service from 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made, in memory of Ewell Arnold, to the North Metro First Baptist Church Building Fund. The family will receive friends from 2:00-4:00 pm and from 6:00-8:00 pm, Tuesday, August 30, 2016 at Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel, 1031 Lawrenceville Hwy, Lawrenceville, GA 30046, 770-277-4550. Online condolences may be expressed at www.wagesandsons.com.

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  1. The Arnold family has always had a special place in my heart as well as the rest of the Satterfield family. Ewell will be missed by so many. Prayers to all the family. Elaine Dotson Satterfield

  2. Salena, know that you and your family will be much in our prayers over the next few days. Ewell was a righteous man of God , a wonderful husband and father as well as a great friend to many others and us.

  3. Dearest Salena and family: We are so very saddened by the news of Ewell’s passing, but consoled to know he is present with our Lord Jesus. We have you in our thoughts and prayers.

  4. The world has lost another godly man, and he will be sorely missed by all his family and friends. I have a lot of respect and love for Ewell and Salena that goes back to my early childhood, when they had a great influence in my life. God bless this family.

  5. Salena and family prayers to each one on Ewell’s passing. Our friends and church family at Pleasant Hill are great memories.

  6. Selena and Family,
    We were so sorry to hear of Ewell’s Home going. He was a Godly man and with our Dear Savior today. You and Family are in our Prayers today and in days to come. Remember the days at Pleasant Hill.
    Bob and Betty Martin

  7. Thanks for your friendship over the years Mr. Arnold. We will miss seeing you and know God will take care of your family while you are waiting to reunite with them. See you shortly.

  8. Angela – so sorry for your loss. I know you loved your daddy so. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

  9. Selena, Jean and I are so heart broken to hear about Ewells passing. We wish to thank you for
    all the kindness you two extended to us over the years. We are praying for you and your family.

  10. Dear Selena and Family (especially our Dear Friend Regina) Joel & I are very sorry for your loss and Our Prayers and Tears are with you all during this difficult time, but one thing we know for sure is that Mr. Arnold is definitely with our “Heavenly Father” and no longer suffering!

    Joel & Gerry

  11. Selena, I know the pain you personally are feeling. I experienced it recently with the home going of my precious partner. But the same God who has been with me will also be with you to comfort your heart through it all. I am sure that he and Gerry have already met in heaven. And like Gerry, he is no longer suffering but has been healed in every way. I believe that the time is very short when God will bring all of His children home.

  12. May the Peace of Christ cover your family with comfort at this difficult time. Ewell was such a strength for his family and a wonderfully kind man to all who knew him. He was always smiling each time I saw him and he always remembered me. I am praying for the entire Arnold family; you have my deepest condolences in the loss of your beloved father and grandfather.

  13. Selena, Aleshia and the whole Arnold family I am so sorry to hear of Ewell’s passing. We know he is now with our heavenly father.
    I have so many memories of Pleasant Hill Baptist church. It was a wonderful time there.

  14. Renee and Family: Our Sympathy and Prayers go out to you in the Loss of your Father. You were Blessed to have him a long time.

  15. Serena, My sincere sympathy to the entire Arnold family. This world has lost a true Christian man that was an inspiration to all that knew him. May God keep you and all the girls in His comforting arms during this sad time.

  16. Selena, My sincere sympathy to the entire Arnold family. This world has lost a true Christian man that was an inspiration to all that knew him. May God keep you and all the girls in His comforting arms during this sad time.

  17. Selina and Family,

    What wonderful memories we have of the Arnold clan! No one could ever doubt Ewell’s love for his awesome family. We will treasure the times he took us out to eat or shared a trip to Amelia Island. He will be greatly missed. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

  18. Salena, Renee, Angela, Regina, Alecia, Agenda and the entire familymonth My sympathy goes out to all of you. Ewell definitely is an Angel watching over ya’ll, along with everyone that lived him. My prayers go out to ya’ll and I hope to you soon. Love Gina

  19. We are so sorry for your loss. May the God of all comfort continue to be with you and your family during this difficult time. We all look forward to a time when death will be no more- Rev 21:4. Our prayers are with you.

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