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Martha Isabelle Arnold

September 10, 1950 ~ December 8, 2020 (age 70)

Obituary

On December 8, 2020, the Lord called our beloved Martha home to rest.

 

Martha Isabelle Arnold was born on September 10, 1950 in Selma, Alabama to the late Dorothy Arnold and Mack Stallworth. 

 

She relocated to Harlem, NY at the early age of two years old, where she attended public school and graduated from Washington Irving High School. She went on to attend Bronx Community College while working at NYU Hospital, and then transferred to Lehman College where she received her Associate Degree in Paralegal Studies and Healthcare Administration. 

 

Martha loved to travel with her best friend Christine Scandrett, modeled on a freelance basis, was an excellent seamstress, enjoyed reading and made contributions to numerous faith-based organizations. 

 

After a work-related injury, Martha was forced into early retirement from Fordham University in 2005. 

 

Martha is preceded in death by her siblings, Don Arnold and Philip Martinez. She is survived by her daughter, Articia Troy. Siblings - Alonzo Arnold (Linda) and Candido Martinez Jr., Step Sister, Peggy Alford; Nephews - Dashawn and Isiah Arnold; Niece - Karina Martinez; Great Nieces - Kimora and Maddison Arnold. Martha also leaves to mourn a host of cousins, godchildren, other relatives and many friends. 

 

She will be deeply missed, but forever in our hearts.

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Services

Visitation
Friday
December 18, 2020

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Bailey's Funeral Home
151 W 128th Street
New York, NY 10027

Funeral Service
Friday
December 18, 2020

6:00 PM
Bailey's Funeral Home
151 W 128th Street
New York, NY 10027

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