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Bobby Arms, 74, and Barbara Arms, 67, Cumberland Co, KY

They were of Pentecostal faith, members of Albany Full Gospel Apostolic Church, and employees of Norris-New Funeral Home.

Mr. Bobby Gene Arms and Mrs. Barbara Ann (Morrison) Arms, both of the Dutch Creek Community of Cumberland County, Kentucky, passed away Saturday, May 25, 2019, as the result of an automobile accident.

The joint funeral service will be conducted on Friday, May 31, 2019, at 1pmCT in the Memory Chapel of Norris-New Funeral Home, 601 N Main St, Burkesville, KY, with Bro. Larry DePriest, Bro. Ronnie Gray, and Elder Rueal Boils officiating. Burial will be in the Dutch Creek Cemetery in Cumberland County, Kentucky.

The family will receive friends after 3pmCT on Wednesday, May 29, 2019, until the funeral hour on Friday.

Bobby attained the age of 74 years and 9 months and Barbara attained the age of 67 years, 11 months, and 20 days.

Bobby was born in Cumberland County, Kentucky on Friday, August 25, 1944, the son of Ervin and Ruby (Wright) Arms. Barbara was born in Albany (Clinton County), Kentucky on Tuesday, June 5, 1951, the daughter of James Verner and Madeline (Hill) Morrison. Bobby and Barbara were united in marriage on Saturday, December 18, 1965. They were of Pentecostal faith, members of Albany Full Gospel Apostolic Church, and employees of Norris-New Funeral Home.

In addition to their parents, they were preceded in death by brothers-in-law, Reed Long and Donnie Groce. They are survived by their children, Michael Gene (and Brenda) Arms, Shelia Ann Arms, and Kendra Nicole Arms (and Tyler Sewell), all of Burkesville, Kentucky, Bobby's siblings, Georgia (and John) Dyer, Ed (and Carolyn) Arms, both of Burkesville, Kentucky, Shirley (and Eddie) Smith of Indianapolis, Indiana, and Betty Arms of Burkesville, Kentucky, Barbara's siblings, Betty Sue Long, James Earl Morrison, and Elizabeth Gail Groce, all of Burkesville, Kentucky, grandchildren, Mylia Ford, Trevor Davidson, Brandon Arms, and Amber Arms, great-grandchildren, Summer Ford and Audie Ray Ford, and special grandchildren, Austin New, Chris New, Gretchen Bryant, and Cameron Claunch.

Norris-New Funeral Home in Burkesville, Kentucky is honored to be in charge of all the arrangements. Online condolences at

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Bobby Arms, 74, and Barbara Arms, 67, Cumberland Co, KY

2019-05-28 - Cumberland Co., KY - Photo courtesy Norris-New Funeral Home.
Barbara and Bobby Arms were pronounced dead at the scene of a Saturday night head on collision near Burkesville. A 28-year-old driver was arrested, charged with driving under the influence, crossing into their lane.

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