She was born on Aug. 28, 1921, in Kosciusko County, Ind., to Charles A. and Maud E. (Wakley) Murphy. On March 5, 1947, she married Donald Lowell Arnold. He preceded her.
Helen was a homemaker and graduate of Burket High School.
She is survived by her son: Dr. Robert L. (Deborah) Arnold, Fort Wayne, Ind.; a daughter: Nancy (Daryl) Bradford, North Manchester, Ind; five grandchildren; three step-grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and a sister: Janice Murphy, Warsaw, Ind.
Visitation will take place from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, June 16, at McKee Mortuary, 1401 SR 114 W., North Manchester. Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, June 16, at the funeral home. Pastor J.P. Freeman will officiate and burial will follow at Lakeview Cemetery, Silver Lake.
Those those who wish to honor the memory of Helen Arnold, memorial contributions may be made to Susan Komen for the Cure, PO Box 650309, Dallas, TX 75265.