Jo Ann Arnold
Mrs. Jo Ann Arnold, 64 of Atlanta, Michigan died peacefully on the morning of April 26, 2017 at Hiland Cottage in Petoskey. She was born in Albion, Michigan on April 5, 1953 the daughter of George and Leota (Vincont) Lepird. Jo Ann has resided in Atlanta for the last 11 years, formerly of Marshall where she worked at "Dugout" as a waitress for many years. She also spent time in quality and training at Leer Corporation. Jo Ann participated in bowling leagues in the past as an avid bowler and she also enjoyed to play Bingo, blackjack, and poker. She collected bear figurines and loved the outdoors, as well as camping and fishing. Above everything, family was important to her and she cherished the time she spent with them.
She is survived by her loving husband, Frank Arnold Sr of Atlanta; sons, Frank (Crystal Dunn) Arnold of Marshall; Joey (Beth) Arnold of Bannister; grandchildren, Chelsea, Rayann, Melissa Ann, Sebastian "Duke," Alyssa, and Sara; brothers, Bobby (Trish) Lepird; Richard Lepird both of California; sisters, Maureen (Dave) Kent of Atlanta; Donna (Robert) Vincent of Marshall; and dogs, Cody and Carson. The family would like to express sincere thanks to niece, Chrissy, for taking extra special care of her aunt.
Jo Ann was preceded in death by her parents, George and Leota Lepird; sisters, Cora Pombier and Patty Lepird; brothers, George and Jimmy Lepird.
As were her wishes, cremation has taken place and there are currently no services scheduled for Mrs. Arnold.