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Velma Arrowood

Velma Isaac (Little Granny) Arrowood, 87, Thomson, Ga., died Tuesday, Oct. 23, at her home.
A native of Spindale, N.C., she was born Feb. 15, 1914.
She retired as a textile spinner at Spindale Mills and was a member of Dearing Full Gospel Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband, David Malachi Arrowood.
Survivors include four daughters, Barbara Childs of Thomson, Ramona Reynolds of Blacksburg, S.C., Gloria Gail Kirkham of Corydon and Davise Tucker of Morganton, N.C.; 26 grandchildren, 39 great-grandchildren and 17 great-great-grandchildren.
The funeral was Oct. 25 at Dearing Full Gospel Church with burial in Hillcrest Memorial Park in Augusta, Ga. The Revs. Eddie Renew, Jerry Rockefeller and Tara Wilson officiated. Starling Funeral Home in Harlem, Ga., handled the arrangements.
Pallbearers were her grandsons and great-grandsons.