June Toler Arnold

Published 1:49 pm Friday, November 18, 2022

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June Toler Arnold joined The Church Triumphant on Wednesday, November 16, 2022.

Mrs. Arnold was preceded in death by her parents Charles Lee Toler, Sr. and Sallie Godley Toler of Chocowinity, North Carolina, as well as her beloved brother Charles Lee Toler, Jr. of New Bern and her adoring aunt Annie Laura Godley of Chocowinity who lived with her in her childhood home.

She is survived by Ervin Ray Arnold, her loving husband of 60 years and her sister Mary Helen Barwick of New Bern and several nieces and nephews and numerous great nieces and nephews.

Mrs. Arnold graduated from Chocowinity High School in 1958. Three years later she graduated from East Carolina University at the age of 19 with a BS degree in primary education. She began her 30-year teaching career at John Cotton Tayloe Elementary School in Washington. Mrs. Arnold was a concert pianist and the Minister of Music at Chocowinity United Methodist Church. She was a Bible scholar and Bible teacher conducting many studies throughout the community. For More than 30 years she was a leader and a Bible teacher through Washington Women’s Bible study. She shared the light of Christ with her passion for musical worship with many young people through youth choir.

The family wishes to thank special caregivers for their love and support:  Donna Murphy, Mona Holley, Kayla Bryant, Kayla Williamson, and Nancy Lee.

Visitation will be held at Paul Funeral Home & Crematory on Saturday, November 19 at 10:00 AM. A graveside service will be conducted at Pamlico Memorial Gardens immediately following visitation.

Memorial donations may be made to The American Cancer Society.

Condolences may be sent to the family online at www.paulfuneralhome.com.

Paul Funeral Home & Crematory of Washington is honored to serve the Arnold family.