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Emma J. Arnelle

Social Security clerk

Emma J. Arnelle, a retired clerk at Social Security Administration headquarters, died Wednesday after a heart attack at her home on Koko Lane in Baltimore.

Services for Mrs. Arnelle, who was 67, will be conducted at 11 a.m. today at the Episcopal Church of the Holy Trinity, 2300 W. Lafayette Ave.

Mrs. Arnelle retired in 1983 after working at Social Security headquarters for about 30 years.

The former Emma Jones, an Atlanta native, was reared in High Point, N.C., and graduated from Barber-Scotia Junior College in Concord, N.C., before moving to Baltimore.

She earned a bachelor's degree in sociology in 1946 at what is now Morgan State University.

Mrs. Arnelle was named Member of the Year in 1982 by the Kappa Chapter of Iota Phi Lambda sorority and in 1987 by a social club, the Top Ladies of Distinction.

She is survived by a daughter, Dr. Darrilynne Arnelle-Mazyck of Columbia; a son, Derrick Arnelle of Cambridge, Mass.; a sister, Mary Ann Perkins of Orlando, Fla.; and a grandson.

C. Earl Leatherwood

Sealtest employee

C. Earl Leatherwood Sr., a retired wholesale delivery salesman, died Saturday of pneumonia at Baltimore County General Hospital.

Services for Mr. Leatherwood, who was 83 and lived on Valley Creek Drive in Woodlawn, will be conducted at 11:30 a.m. today at the Burrier-Queen Funeral Home, 1212 Old Liberty Road, Winfield.

Mr. Leatherwood retired 20 years ago after 41 years with the Sealtest Dairy in Baltimore and its predecessors. After his retirement, he worked as a parts delivery driver for Joe Grimm Ford in Randallstown for nearly 10 years.

The Woodbine native is survived by his wife, the former Caroline Geisbert; two sons, Clarence E. Leatherwood Jr. of Pasadena and Albert L. Leatherwood of Eldersburg; four daughters, Mary Scher of Owings Mills, Susan Jones of Randallstown, Ann DeManss of Newfoundland, N.J., and Bebe Schenkelberg of Eldersburg; a brother, John Leatherwood of Jacksonville, Fla.; and 12 grandchildren.

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