TIFTON -- Lee Arthur "L. A." Arrington, 76, of Tifton died Thursday, February 9, 2012, at Tift Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. today, February 11, 2012, at Pineview Holiness Baptist Church. Rev. Silas Carver will officiate with burial to follow in Pineview Holiness Baptist Church Cemetery. Dustin Rozier, Brandon Rozier, Larry McBrayer, Steve Arrington, Dennis Arrington and Robbie McBrayer will serve as pallbearers. Mr. Arrington will be placed in the church one hour prior to the service.
Mr. Arrington was born on August 19, 1935 in Tifton and was the son of Jesse Russell Arrington and Helen McBrayer Arrington Cranford, both deceased. He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Wilbur Arrington and Walter Arrington; and two sisters, Lillian Pritchard and Geneath Roberts. He was a retired meat cutter with Big Star/Winn Dixie Grocery Stores and a member of Pineview Holiness Baptist Church. He had lived his entire life in Tifton.
Mr. Arrington is survived by his wife, Janice Arrington of Lenox; four sons and daughters-in-law, Travis and Sandy Arrington of Tifton, David and Pam Arrington of Ocala, Florida, Wendell and Amanda Arrington of Leesburg and Michael and Danielle Arrington of Tifton; one daughter and son-in-law, Carole and David Rozier of Quitman; one step-son and his wife, Scott and Heather Giddens of San Jose, California; one step-daughter and her husband, Wendy and David Hoss of Tallahassee, Florida; one sister and brother-in-law, Sarah and Earl Manley of Dublin; and 16 grandchildren, Amber Arrington, Allison Tanner, Chad Arrington, Tamara Arrington, Lacey Baker, Jade Arrington, Dustin Rozier, Shanna Rozier, Brandon Rozier, Hope Arrington, Zoe Arrington, Will Hoss, Angela Hoss, Amanda Giddens, Melissa Giddens and Tyler Giddens.
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