Sept. 22, 1950 - Sept. 1, 2013
SOUTH BEND - Minnie Lee (Scott) Arnold, 62, of South Bend, passed away at her residence on Sunday, Sept. 1, 2013.
She was born Sept. 22, 1950, the daughter of the late Wilburn Scott Sr. and Eliza (Jackson) Scott.
Minnie worked as a union steward and was a lathe operator for Goshen Rubber Co. for more than 20 years before retiring. She enjoyed western movies, cooking, gardening, playing bingo and loved spending time with her family. She married Webb Arnold on April 8, 2007.
Minnie's survivors include her husband, Webb; daughters Roshonda Gates of Louisville, Ky., and Carmen Gates of South Bend; a loving son, Marvin Gates of Elkhart; and two grandchildren, Charmaine Scott and Travon Erickson. Also surviving are two sisters, one brother, five stepchildren, 10 grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, and a dear lifelong friend, Dollie Weston.
She was preceded in death by her loving parents and a beloved son, John P. Scott.
A private service will be planned at a later date.
Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society.
Elkhart Cremation Services assisted with arrangements.