Former Arizona native, Edna Mae (Arnold) Trenhaile, passed from this life in Drumright, OK on August 6, 2016 at the age of 86 years.
A memorial service will be held 10:00 a.m. Saturday, November 5, 2016 at the Lighthouse Fellowship Church located at 3015 N. 195th Ave., Litchfield, AZ 85340. Inurnment will be held at a later date in Hazelton Cemetery at Buckeye, AZ. Arrangements are under the direction & care of Michael’s Funeral Home of Drumright, OK. 918-352-2312. Online condolences may be made at www.michaelsfuneralservices.com.
Edna was born on February 22, 1930 in Buckeye, AZ to Lee Otis Arnold & Lillie Mae (Keith) Arnold. She was raised & educated in Buckeye where she met & later married John Huggins in 1947. To this union 3 children were born. They divorced in 1959.
On October 1, 1966 she married Irvin Trenhaile in Las Vegas, NV & his 5 children were added to the family. Edna spent the majority of her life in Arizona, owning & operating several business, the last being the Green Acre Motel until 1989 when upon Irvin’s retirement from APS, they moved to a farm they had purchased in Olathe, Colorado. They both loved working together on the farm & ranching. Edna enjoyed spending time with her family, but most important to her were her children & grandchildren. She also enjoyed crocheting, ceramics, and helping Irvin with the cows & daily chores. After Irvin’s death in 2012, she moved to Oklahoma to be with her daughter, Linda Bryant, and family.
Edna is survived by her children: Linda & Bobby Bryant – Michael Huggins; stepchildren: Michael & Christi Trenhaile – Linda Hill; brothers: Clemie & Gerre Arnold – Bill & Joey Arnold – Kenneth & Angie Arnold – David & Etta Arnold; 10 grandchildren – 6 great grandchildren - & 1 great great grandchild.
She was preceded in death by her parents – husband – son: William O. Huggins - & 2 stepsons: Rodney & Mark Trenhaile.