Arlene Mae Mobley


EVART — Arlene Mae Mobley, 79, of Evart, passed away on Thursday, March 2, 2017, in Cadillac.

She was born on May 8, 1937, the daughter of Glen and Ida (Falls) Myers. Arlene married Roger M. “Mike” Mobley on Sept. 5, 1959, and they made their home in Flint where they raised their family. Roger preceded her in death in 1986. Arlene moved to Evart to be closer to her family in 1995. She sold Avon for numerous years, was an avid flower gardener, embroiderer and didn’t believe in people going away from the table hungry. Arlene always made sure the family was safe and comfortable.

Arlene is survived by two children, Valerie (Ken Bolton) Johnson, of Chase, and Douglas (Beverly) Mobley, of Cadillac; three grandchildren, R.J. (Chelsea Goodman) Lintemuth, Tia (Calvin) Tacey and Brandon Mobley; three siblings, Roland “Rod” Myers, Sharon Rodgers and Florence (Paul) Ockert; one sister-in-law, Alice Myers; and numerous nieces, nephews, extended family and dear friends.

Arlene was preceded in death by her parents, Glen and Ida; husband, Roger; siblings, Milton (Esther) Myers, Gertrude (Oscar) Woodbury, Bernard Myers, Zinc (Dalton) Shook, Lennie (Fay) Myers, Archie Myers and Carl (Gladys) Myers; brother-in-law, Bill Rodgers; and sister-in-law, Judy Myers.

In lieu of flowers plants or terrariums are preferred. Those wishing to give memorial contributions in Arlene’s name may do so to the Alzheimer’s Association.

The family met with friends from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. on Monday, March 6, 2017, at the Daggett Funeral Home in Barryton.

Funeral services took place at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, March 7, at the funeral home with Pastor Rick Lippert officiating. Interment will be at Sylvan Township Cemetery

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