Mrs. Arnold was born in Taylor County on September 24, 1927, a daughter of the late Frank and Betty Shaffner Thompson. She owned and operated Dottie's Beauty Shop where she was a hairdresser for over 51 years. She was a member of the Trinity Episcopal Church.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her son, Alvin Shifflett Jr., and her sister, Audrey Williams.
Funeral services will be Tuesday, May 4 at 11 a.m. in the Young Funeral Home Russellville Chapel with Bro. Carl Freudenthal officiating. Burial will follow in the Maple Grove Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Tim Allen, Victor Shifflett, David Williams, Rodney Belcher, Fount Shifflett, Thomas Shifflett and Clark Shifflett.
Mrs. Arnold is survived by her husband, Virgil Arnold; her son, Richard Shifflett of Russellville; her daughter, Joyce Belcher of Russellville; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.