Arvill Blizzard, 80, of Jonesboro, died Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012. He was born in Shamrock, Texas, to the late Mack Charles and Ruth Shirley Blizzard.

Mr. Blizzard is survived by his sons, Steve G. Blizzard, of Hampton, James (Donna) Blizzard, of Ohio, Harold A. (Gayla) Blizzard, of Fayetteville, Ga., Charles P. Blizzard, of Jonesboro; sisters, Elizabeth Sellers, of California, Doris Eck, Dallas, Texas; 11 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Billie Bethune Blizzard; brother, Roy Blizzard.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 4, at Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors with Rev. Jerry Ennis and Rev. Danny Henderson officiating. Interment will follow at Flippen Cemetery. The family will receive friends Monday, Dec. 3, from 2-4, 6-8 p.m. at Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors. Those who wish may sign the on-line guest registry at www.cannonclevelandfunerals.com. Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors, 770-914-1414.