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John Joseph Arrowood

     John Joseph Arrowood, 68, of Marion, passed away Saturday, April 2, 2022 at Mission Memorial Hospital in Asheville.


     John was born in McDowell County, NC on December 7, 1953, to the late William Guy Arrowood and Etta Mable Calhoun Arrowood. He was married to his wife of forty-four years, Verna Worley Arrowood. For many years, he was a member of Bethel Missionary Baptist Church in Marion, where he shared his strong faith with many. John built furniture at Drexel Heritage, with whom he retired after many years of service.  Following his retirement, he operated Arrowood Produce Stand in Glenwood. John was a hard worker who liked to hunt and fish. He loved to travel and would make many trips to the Outer Banks over the years.


     In addition to his parents, John was preceded in death by an infant child.


     Those left to cherish his memory include his wife, Verna Arrowood of Marion; two brothers, Jimmy Arrowood (Sharon) of Union Mills and Robert Arrowood (Francine) of Marion; a niece, Kristie Figueroa (Carlos) of Marion; and a nephew, Michael Arrowood (Lauren) of Huntersville.


     A funeral service will be conducted at 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, April 5, 2022 at Bethel Missionary Baptist Church in Marion. Rev. Victor Worley, Rev. Jason Bright, and Pastor Jimmy Upton will officiate. Burial will follow at the Church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m., prior to the service, at the Church.

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Sam & Angie Arrowood Apr 15 2022 6:43 AM

A candle was lit in memory of John Arrowood

Jay and Linda Beam Apr 12 2022 9:05 PM

A candle was lit in memory of John Arrowood

Harold and Judy Wright Apr 6 2022 11:48 AM

A candle was lit in memory of John Arrowood

Sylvia Revis and Natalie Apr 6 2022 11:47 AM

Verna Kay and family, I’m so sorry about your dear husband. You have always been special to me and I’m praying for God’s comfort during this very sad time.Without him we couldn’t make it through.

Phyllis Laney Connell Apr 5 2022 2:35 PM

A candle was lit in memory of John Arrowood

Phyllis Laney Connelll Apr 5 2022 2:26 PM

A candle was lit in memory of John Arrowood

Sharon Worley Apr 5 2022 12:51 PM

Verna and family,
In sympathy for your loss. Sending love and prayers.

Dawn Wade Robbins Apr 5 2022 12:32 PM

Jimmy and Family, Our prayers are with you all.

Roger Chapman and Family Apr 5 2022 10:03 AM

John was always a kind sweet person when I saw him. So sorry about this. I'm sick and coughing really bad with allergies and can't come to the funeral. Praying for you all.

Denise Moore Cable Apr 5 2022 7:53 AM

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