Geraldine ‘Jub’ Arnett

Geraldine ‘Jub’  Arnett

Geraldine ‘Jub’ Arnett of Alamo Township, passed away Thursday, December 20, 2007 at her home. Geraldine was born June 1, 1929 in Salyerville, Kentucky, the daughter of James Begale and Bertha Collingsworth. She was employed with Parker Hannifin for 8 years, retiring in 1974. Geraldine was a member of the Otsego Rebekkah Lodge and enjoyed flower gardening, caring for her lawn, playing Canasta and other card games.  She was an excellent cook and worked very hard for her family. On December 4, 1942 in Salyerville, she married Edward Arnett. They celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary on December 4, 2007. Surviving in addition to her husband are 5 daughters, 3 sons and their spouses, Phyllis Humphries of Plainwell, Thelma Hawley of Otsego, Edward Jr. (Trisha) Arnett of Kalamazoo, Carol (Tony) Gilman of Kalamazoo, Linda (Ted) Collins of Ludington, Terry (Sue) Arnett of Ohio, Deborah (Gary) Tefft of Kalamazoo and Delbert (Brenda) Arnett of Ohio; 15 grandchildren, Kelly Guyton, Jody Crawford, Tina Hawley, Eddie, Shawn, Paul and Louis Arnett, Tammy McMullen, Dina Sutton, Georjenna Purple, Terry Arnett Jr,, Tonia Forney, Brandon, Allison and Zachery Arnett; 31 great grandchildren; 1 great great granddaughter, Emily Jade Crawford. Preceding her in death were her parents; a son-in-law, Ron Hawley; 3 grandchildren, Brett Humphries, Teddy Collins Jr. and Michael Arnett; and a great granddaughter, Dana Purple. Friends may meet with her family from 6-8 PM Saturday and 2-4 and 6-8 PM Sunday at the Winkel Funeral Home, Otsego, where a service will be held Monday at 11:00 AM, Rev. Edward L. Davis officiating. Interment in Alamo Center Cemetery. Memorial gifts may be made to the American Cancer Society.

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