Flora Bell Arledge

Published 8:53 am Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Flora Bell Arledge, 86, of Woodbridge Va., passed away Sunday morning, July 17, 2011 in the Westminister Living Center, Woodbridge, Va.
Born in Saluda, she was the daughter of the late John Henry Bell and Ina Mae Johnson. After growing up in Saluda, Flora attended Montreat College before marrying John Arledge. She and her husband lived in various cities in the U.S. during his career in the Veteran’s Administration. They retired in Seven Lakes, N.C., where she lived for 27 years. She was an active member of the West End Presbyterian church and volunteered with Meals on Wheels. She was an avid gardener and bird-watcher.
She is survived by her three children, Barbara Pratt (Matt), Mike Arledge (Joanne) and Terri Arledge; six grandchildren (John, David, Christa, Salena, Natalie and Michael John); six great-grandchildren (Lauren, Matthew, Elise, Jonathon, Jesse and Charlie) and one great-great-grandchild (Kelsey). She is also survived by her sister (Frances) and her very dear friend, Nancy Appen. She was preceded in death by her husband, John Spurgeon Arledge Jr, as well as her remaining siblings.
The memorial service will be held at a later date. Memorials may be made to the Keystone Scholarship at Montreat College; C/O Montreat College Advancement Office; Box 1267; Montreat, N.C. 28757.

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