Humphrey, Arneta

Sunday, February 24, 2013

Arneta Humphrey, 62, died on February 21, 2013 at a hospital in Savannah, Ga.  

She graduated from Howard High School and Palms School of Cosmetology.  She work for Moda Tienda and Beacon Products.

She was a member of Trinity Missionary Baptist Church.  Arneta’s hobbies included her kids, decorating, singing, doing hair, shopping, bingo and eating out.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Sherman Humphrey; son, Eric Lebron Sims; parents, Morris and Marie Thomas Stokes; siblings, Johnny R. Bone and Laura M. Gantt.

Survivors include her daughters, Erica (Jessie) Holmes, Basseemah Humphrey and Shermeka Humphrey; sisters, Basseemah (Yusuf) Hakeem, Martha Thomas and Mattie R. Stokes; brother, Johnny M. Stokes; a host of grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Funeral services will be held at noon on Tuesday, Feb. 26, at Trinity Baptist Church with Reverend Steve Underwood officiating. Interment will be on Wednesday, Feb. 27, at 10 a.m. at Chattanooga National Cemetery.

The body will lie in state after noon on Monday, Feb. 25, at John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995.


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