Ida Jane Arnold

August 26, 1927 - May 28, 2020

Ida's Obituary

Ida Jane Arnold

August 26, 1926 – May 28, 2020


Graveside services for Ida Jane Arnold, 93, of Metairie, LA will be held at 1:00 PM on Thursday, June 4, 2020 at Tylertown Cemetery.

Mrs.Ida Jane Arnold passed away at her home on Thursday, May 28, 2020. She was born and grew up in Tylertown, MS on August 26, 1926 to Nell and Douglas McGaughey. She later attended nursing at Charity Hospital in New Orleans and remained a skilled compassionate nurse for her entire career. She joined Redemption Church in Lacombe, LA after moving to Lacombe, LA in 2005. She was previously a resident of Metairie, LA for over 50 years. She was preceded in death by her parents; 2 brothers Ronald McGaughey and Donald McGaughey; and her beloved husband Hilton Dan Arnold.

Survivors include her daughter Diane Arnold Marie; son David E. Arnold (Kathy); grandson Joseph Maestas (Vanessa); granddaughters Penny Viscomi (Pete) and Kathy Hill (Jackie) as well as 6 great grandchildren and 1 great great grandchild and many cousins, nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers are Joe Maestas, Michael Budde, Garrett Viscomi and Jackie Hill.

Hartman Hughes Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Family and friends may sign an online guestbook at

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Tylertown Cemetery

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