Effingham Daily News, Effingham, IL

January 17, 2013

Becky Arnold


Effingham Daily News

DIETERICH — Becky Arnold, 49, of Dieterich, passed away at 1:35 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013, in her home.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Pagel Funeral Home, Edgewood. Burial will be in Watson Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today, Jan. 18, at the funeral home. Memorials are requested to the donor's choice.

Becky was born Dec. 18, 1963, in Effingham, the daughter of Norman and Darlene (Whitney) Pontious Sr. She worked as manager at several Effingham businesses. Family was important to her.

Surviving are her children, Kenneth "Bogie" (special friend, Jackie) Pontious of Mason, Tasha Fancher of Effingham, Bill (special friend, Ariel) Fancher of Tennessee, Jesse (special friend, Amber) Fancher of Louisville, Brandi (special friend, Byron) Arnold of Effingham, Victor (special friend, Whitley) Arnold of Dieterich, and C. J. Arnold of Dieterich; father, Norman (wife, Gayle) Pontious Sr. of Edgewood; brothers, Norman (wife, Julie) Pontious Jr. of Mason, Nathan (wife, Rachel) Pontious of Xenia, Eric Pontious of Effingham, Debbie (special friend, Brett) Fancher of Iola, Kim (special friend, Jim) Sinkler of Effingham, Stephanie (special friend, Rick) Pontious of Iola, Carla (special friend, Ronnie) Caldwell of Louisville, Chrissy (husband, Gabe) Holzer of South Carolina and Vanessa (special friend, Zach) of Flora; and 11 grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her mother; granddaughter, Shelby Cameron; and nephew, Nathan "Bubba" Pontious Jr.