Bobby Gene and Barbara Ann Arms

May 25, 2019


Mr. Bobby Gene Arms and Mrs. Barbara Ann (Morrison) Arms, both of the Dutch Creek Community of Cumberland County, Kentucky, passed away Saturday, May 25, 2019, as the result of an automobile accident. Bobby attained the age of 74 years and 9 months and Barbara attained the age of 67 years, 11 months, and 20 days. Bobby was born in Cumberland County, Kentucky on Friday, August 25, 1944, the son of Ervin and Ruby (Wright) Arms. Barbara was born in Albany (Clinton County), Kentucky on Tuesday, June 5, 1951, the daughter of James Verner and Madeline (Hill) Morrison. Bobby and Barbara were united in marriage on Saturday, December 18, 1965. They were of Pentecostal faith, members of Albany Full Gospel Apostolic Church, and employees of Norris-New Funeral Home from 1988 until their passing. In addition to their parents, they were preceded in death by brothers-in-law, Reed Long and Donnie Groce. They are survived by their children, Michael Gene (and Brenda) Arms, Shelia Ann Arms, and Kendra Nicole Arms (and Tyler Sewell), all of Burkesville, Kentucky, Bobby's siblings, Georgia (and John) Dyer, Ed (and Carolyn) Arms, both of Burkesville, Kentucky, Shirley (and Eddie) Smith of Indianapolis, Indiana, and Betty Arms of Burkesville, Kentucky, Barbara's siblings, Betty Sue Long, James Earl Morrison, and Elizabeth Gail Groce, all of Burkesville, Kentucky, grandchildren, Mylia Ford, Trevor Davidson, Brandon Arms, and Amber Arms, great-grandchildren, Summer Ford and Audie Ray Ford, and special grandchildren, Austin New, Chris New, Gretchen Bryant, and Cameron Claunch. The joint funeral service was conducted on Friday, May 31, 2019, in the Memory Chapel of Norris-New Funeral Home with Bro. Larry DePriest, Elder Rueal Boils, and Bro. Ronnie Gray officiating. Special music was shared by Libby Mullinix and special singing and music was shared by Derek, Clay, and Nicole Chapman. Burial was in the Dutch Creek Cemetery in Cumberland County, Kentucky. Casket Bearers for Bobby were Lance Watson, Coty Moore, Anthony Willis, Sam Smith, Trevor Davidson, and James Robert Smith. Casket Bearers for Barbara were Adam Groce, David McIver, Tim Stinson, Colt Cadaret, Michael Rawlins, and Mark Banter. Norris-New Funeral Home in Burkesville, Kentucky was honored to be in charge of all the arrangements.

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