Charles Cleveland Arbuthnot Sr.

Published 6:43 pm Thursday, August 13, 2020

July 31, 1923 – Aug. 8, 2020

NATCHEZ — Walk-through visitation services for Charles Arbuthnot Sr., 97, of Natchez, MS, who passed away on August 8, 2020, in Gulfport, will be held on Friday, August 14, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Marshall Funeral Home Chapel in Natchez. Please be advised all visitors are required to wear masks and will not be permitted entry without them. There is a maximum of 10 people allowed in the chapel. Visitors will be rotated out.

Charles was born on July 31, 1923, in Wilkinson County, MS, to Louis and Virginia Knight Arbuthnot.

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He was preceded in death by his first wife; Annie Arbuthnot, one sister; Dorothy Lewis, two brothers; William Arbuthnot and Louis Arbuthnot, one son; Charles Arbuthnot Jr., four daughters; Daisy Baker, Deloris Smith, Rose Arrington, and Addie Turner; one grandson; Ezell Wilson.

His life will be forever cherished and honored by all who loved him. He is survived by his wife, Exelena Arbuthnot, one son; Clarence Arbuthnot (Deborah) of Gulfport, MS, two daughters; Mary Lee Bates of Natchez, MS and Annie Price (Percy) of Hinesville, GA, son in law Robert Arrington of Natchez, MS, fourteen grandchildren, twenty-six great grandchildren, three great-great grandchildren, a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives and friends.