2018-12-06 / Obituaries

Martha Anne Arnold Sanders

Funeral services for Martha Anne Arnold Sanders, 73, of Lexington, Georgia, were held at 11 a.m. Friday, November 30, 2018, at Callaway Chapel in Union Point, Georgia, with Rev. Marc Lhowe officiating. Interment followed in the Greenlawn Cemetery in Union Point. She died Tuesday, November 27, 2018, at her home.

A lifelong resident of Oglethorpe County she was born September 17, 1945, in Philomath, the daughter of the late Edgar Lee Arnold and Sallie Mae McElhannon Arnold. Martha attended Oglethorpe County High School and was a seamstress at Ivie Seaming Company and later worked as a security guard. She enjoyed reading and word search puzzles.

In addition to her mother, Sallie Mae Arnold McElhannon, survivors include her daughters, Cathy Lee Fields, Tammy Turner, and Lisa Martinez; a son, Carl Dean Farmer Jr.; sisters Edna Noggle (Dorsey) and Rosa Lee Ivie; brothers Eddie Arnold, George Lee Arnold, James Arnold, Joe Mell Arnold (Tracey), Leonard Arnold (Gloria), and Raymond Arnold (Rhonda); 14 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her father, Edgar Lee Arnold; her sister, Annie Arnold; brothers Franklin Arnold and Harold Clifford Arnold; and a grandchild, Mitch Taylor.

Serving as pallbearers were Curtis Farmer, Kane Arnold, Jody Arnold, Gage Arnold, Morgan Canup, and Dwayne Fields.

Callaway Funeral Home of Union Point was in charge of arrangements. Visit www.mccommonsfuneralhomes.com to sign the online guest register.

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