OBITUARY: Belva Lea Arnold

Belva Lea Arnold, 71, of Newton, died Tuesday, April 14, 2020).

She was born April 8, 1949, in Great Bend, the oldest child of

Edward and Doris Arnold.

Belva is preceded in death by her parents. Survivors include her

sisters, Sue Arnold, of Newton; Linda (Don) Roswurm, of Derby;

niece, Kari (Shane) Schott, great nieces, Lexi and Joci, of Derby;

nephew, Robert (Karen) Roswurm, great nephew, Bradley and

great niece Bella, of Wichita.

Belva is a member of The First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ),

Newton. Her passion in the church was the children. She was a 1967 graduate

of Moundridge High School. She received her Degree of

Cosmetology in 1968. She worked for many years as the

Activity aide at Kansas Christian Home.

There will be no visitation. A graveside burial will be at Leon

Cemetery, Leon.

Memorials may be sent to First Christian Church (Junior Youth

Fellowship) in care of Petersen’s Funeral Home, 215 N. Main, Newton,

Kansas 67114. For more information visit

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