Dorothy Lea Casson Arthur, 83, of Cleveland, left this world to be with our Lord Friday, Sept. 6, 2013.
She was an active member at Cookson Creek Baptist Church for more than 60 years. She was a dedicated worker for Hardwick Clothes Factory for over 29 years. She was a wonderful woman to all who knew her, a true angel in our world.
She was preceded in death by her father, John Henry Casson; mother, Dessie Mantooth Casson; her loving husband of 40 years, James C. Arthur; several brothers: James, Flavis, Bud, Bufford, J.D., and Otis Casson; one sister, Jean Beckler; and one great-granddaughter, baby Morgan Duckett.
She is survived by one daughter, Margaret Ann Hughes and husband, Billy, of Cleveland; one son, Larry J. Arthur and wife, Becky, of Polk County; one brother, Alfred Casson of Old Fort; and five sisters: Savannah White of Cleveland, Mary Ruth Randolph of Charleston, Beaulah Weaver of Cleveland, Fransis Hall of Cleveland, and Sue Boles of Murfreesboro. She was blessed with five grandchildren and their spouses: Steven and Jada Arthur, Brent and Karen Arthur, all of Polk County, Stacey D. Hughes of Etowah, Mike and Lisa Hughes, and Kimberly and Jerry Duckett, all of Cleveland; 11 great-grandchildren and three great-grea-t grandchildren; loving friends and neighbors of 53 years, Betty and Herbert Hutson whom she loved with all her heart; and several nieces and nephews.
She is greatly loved and will be missed by all.
Funeral will be conducted at 7 p.m. today, Sept. 8, 2013, in the chapel of Ralph Buckner Funeral Home with the Rev. Rick Woody officiating.
Graveside service will be held Monday at 2 p.m. in the Cookson Creek Cemetery.
Her family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. today at the funeral home prior to the service.
We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the Arthur family guestbook at www.ralphbuckner.com.