Frances Lou Dean Arndt

Published 5:28 pm Monday, December 5, 2022

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Frances Lou Dean Arndt, (89), of Hartwell, formerly of Danielsville, died Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022, at Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center.

A native of Madison County, she was the daughter of the late James Floyd Dean and Allie Crowe Dean.

 She was a graduate of the University of Georgia and a homemaker.

She lived most of her life in Danielsville, where she and her late husband of 60 years, John Lewis Arndt, raised their three daughters. 

In recent years, they lived full time at their home on Lake Hartwell. 

Mrs. Arndt was a lifelong member of Jones Chapel United Methodist Church.

Survivors include her daughters, Diane Arndt Johnson and her husband Linton of Elberton, Deborah Arndt Rogers and her husband Bill of Hartwell, and Donna ArndtPowell and her husband Jon of LaGrange; six grandchildren, Lint Johnson of Rome, Allison Frances “Alli” Johnson of Los Angeles, California, Deana Rogers of Atlanta, Anna Rogers Nourse and her husband Andy of Greer, South Carolina, and Wes Powell and Sarah Powell, both of LaGrange; and five great-grandchildren, Emory Lee Johnson, Kennedy Dean Johnson, Andrew John “AJ” Nourse, Austin Tillman Nourse and Jon Brooks Powell. 

She was the last surviving member of her immediate family.

The funeral was Sat. Dec. 3, in the chapel of Pruitt Funeral Home, Royston, with the Rev. Kyung Kim officiating. 

Burial was in Hart Memorial Park Cemetery, Hartwell.