Ethel L. Dedmon, 84, of Cash, died Monday, Aug. 3, 2020, at Jonesboro Health and Rehabilitation.

She was born June 5, 1936, at Egypt, to Ed L. Arnold and Velma Collins Arnold. She was a loving wife and matriarch to her children, seven grandchildren, and 17 great-grandchildren. She was a homemaker and will be sorely missed by those who knew and loved her. She was a member of the Egypt Church of Christ.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Ed and Velma; husband, Paul Dedmon; son, Gary Graham; brothers, Bob Arnold, Danny Arnold and Charles Eugene Arnold.

Ethel is survived by her son, Michael (Myra) Graham of Trumann; daughter, Kathy (Kevin) Pugh of Hendersonville, Tenn.; brother, Billy (Ginger) Arnold of Pennsylvania; brother, Teddy (Genny) Arnold of Rockford, Ill.; grandchildren, Brandon McEntyre, Joey Graham, Michael Joe Graham, Blake McEntyre, Wendy Pyle, Amy Tolbert and Jenny Graham.

Graveside services were Thursday, Aug. 6, at 2 p.m. at Arnold Cemetery under direction of House-Gregg Funeral Home of Walnut Ridge and Lynn.

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