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Barbara Sue (McGaugh) Arnold

February 6, 1955 — February 3, 2021

Waco, Texas

Barbara Arnold, 65, of Waco, passed away on February 3, 2021 surrounded by her husband, daughter and granddaughter. A memorial visitation will be  6-8PM, Wednesday,  February 10, 2021, at Grace Gardens Funeral Home.

Barbara was born on February 6, 1955 in Texarkana, TX to Troy and Ruby Pearl McGaugh. After moving from Texarkana to Waco, she enjoyed spending time at Joy Drive-In with her sister, where they both worked and where she met her husband Jerry in 1978. They got engaged in 1979 and married that same year. Jerry and Barbara were married for 42 years. They enjoyed taking drives and spending time with family and their grandchildren. She loved to listen to classic rock and especially loved her daughter’s guitar covers of famous rock songs. She loved any kind of crafting, which is a hobby she passed onto her daughter and granddaughter.

She was preceded in death by parents, Troy and Ruby Pearl McGaugh, sisters Dorthy McGaugh, and brothers John McGaugh and Timmy McGaugh. Survivors include her husband Jerry Arnold, sisters Gail Whitehead, Ruby E. Carper, Kay Bennington and Melinda Jane McGaugh, daughters Kissia Hughes, Jerri Arnold and Tonya Wedelstadt, grandchildren Adrian Hildebrandt, Tyler Moore, Tayler Moore, Miranda Hussey and Tabitha Rainwater.

Flowers can be sent to Grace Gardens Funeral Home in Woodway, TX.

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Wednesday, February 10, 2021

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Central time)

Grace Gardens Funeral Home

8220 Woodway Drive, Woodway, TX 76712

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