Arney, Dr. Alton

Saturday, November 24, 2018 @ 1:00 PM
Saturday, November 24, 2018 @ 1:00 PM


Dr. Alton Arney, 85, of Russellville, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018 at Creekwood Place Nursing and Rehab. He was an Ashburn Creek, Tenn. native, born Aug. 25, 1933 to the late Clark Fowler Arney and Serephine Hunter Arney.

He practiced dentistry in Russellville for 40 years, was an Air Force Veteran in West Texas, was a member of First Baptist Church, 6th and Main Streets, where he served as deacon, was Past President of the Russellville Rotary Club and served on the Russellville Independent School Board.

He is survived by his wife of 57 years; his sons, Dr. Casey Arney and wife Kelly of Nashville and Dr. Keane Arney of Pensacola; his sisters, Eloise Huffman of Russellville and Avodell Bryant and Sandra Huffines, both of Franklin; and his grandchildren, Spencer Arney, Margaret Arney and Douglas Arney, all of Nashville. 

Funeral services for Dr. Alton Arney will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 24, at First Baptist Church, Sixth and Main streets, with Bro. Joe Ball and Mickey Meguiar officiating with burial to follow in Maple Grove Cemetery. Visitation at the church will be held Saturday from 10 a.m. and lasting until time of the services at Summers, Kirby and Sanders Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Memorial donations may be made to Parkinson’s Research at Vanderbilt or First Baptist Church. Envelopes will be available at the Church.

Pallbearers: Algie Ray Smith, Buford DeVasier, Larry Wilcutt, Randy Parrish, Sammy Christmas and Dr. Bill Webb


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