Kathryn A. Arrant

Jan 22, 2013

Loving Mother

WAYNESVILLE — Kathryn Auberry Arrant, 90, formerly of Haywood County passed away  Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, at Kate B. Reynolds Hospice Home, in Winston-Salem.

A native of Clay County, she was the daughter of the late Andrew and Lillie Hampton Auberry.  She was preceded in death by her husband of 68 years, Lomer B. Arrant, who died in 2011; and siblings, Frances Sanderson, Edith Ramsey and Horace Auberry.  Kathryn was a member of Bethel Baptist Church and a member in good standing of the Eastern Star.

She is survived by one son, Phillip Arrant, and his wife, Shirley of Fletcher; two daughters, Anita Kesler, of Irmo, South Carolina, and Joy Bodnar of Kernersville; and two grandchildren, David Arrant and Amanda Kesler Ross.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013 in the Waynesville Chapel of Wells Funeral Home with the Rev. Carrol Lindsey officiating.  Burial will follow at Crawford/Ray Memorial Gardens.  Eastern Star services will be conducted by Sonoma Chapter 254 of the Eastern Star.  The family will receive friends from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. prior to services at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Kate B. Reynolds Hospice Home, 101 Hospice Lane, Winston-Salem, NC  27103.

For those who desire, an online memorial register is available at www.wellsfuneralhome.com.