Onieta  Arnold

Obituary of Onieta Arnold

Media Oneita Jackson Arnold was born October 4, 1937 in Lebanon TN and passed away peacefully: October 27th, 2017 at Vanderbilt Hospital.


She is survived by her Daughter, Brenda Kay Arnold of Surgoinsville TN, and her Son, Wallace Jackson Arnold and Spouse, James H. Reed IV of Nashville TN, and her Grandson, Justin Reeves Creighton also of Surgoinsville TN.  Also by sisters, Lovelle Eatherly (William B. Eatherly) and Claudia Etheridge, as well as nieces and nephews and extended family.  She was predeceased by her parents, Lewis H. Jackson and Mary D. Crutcher Jackson of Mt. Juliet, TN. 

Oneita, in her youth, was a tomboy and loved sports, especially basketball and water sports. 


She loved fishing and playing cards throughout life and never met a stranger.   She was a loving mother, sister, and friend. She was a great southern cook. She retired after 40 years from  South Central Bell, Telephone Company, where she started, after high school, as a drafter and was promoted throughout her career where she retired in  the general management staff.

Oneita had great self-esteem, perseverance, and disposition.  A wonderful way with people, warm and attentive, outgoing happy personality, easily made friends, and brightened those around her.  She loved her family and friends.  She was a member of West Nashville Cumberland Presbyterian Church of Bellevue, TN.


Memorial service and Celebration of Life will be conducted by Pastor Page, of West Nashville Cumberland Presbyterian Church, November 4th, 2017 at Sellars Funeral Home at Mt. Juliet, 2229 North Mt. Juliet Road Mt. Juliet TN 37122, phone: 615-758-5459. Visitation to be held Saturday, 11:00 am until service at 1:00 pm. Interment to follow in Mt. Juliet Memorial Gardens.   


Flowers accepted, In lieu of flowers donations to Mary Queen of Angels would always be appreciated. 


Arrangements by Sellars Funeral Home at Mt. Juliet, 2229 N. Mt. Juliet Road, Mt. Juliet, TN 37122, 615-758-5459, obituary line 615-758-8818, www.sellarsfuneralservices.com.