Brian Arnett


Brian Arnett, 50, of Carbon Hill, passed away on Monday, November 26, 2018, at Brookwood Baptist Medical Center.

Family will be receiving friends on Saturday, December 1, 2018, from 10 until 11 a.m., at Kilgore-Green Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, December 1, 2018, at Kilgore Green Funeral Home. Burial will be at Perry Mount Park Pontiac, MI.

Brian was born October 26, 1968 to his father Emmanuel Arnett and mother Anita Arnett. Brian confessed Christ at an early age. He was a member of Grace Temple Baptist Church under the leadership of the late Reverend Parker in Pontiac, MI. He went on to graduate Pontiac Central High School in 1987. In 1989 he met Jeanie McElroy and later married her in 1994. They raised a family in Pontiac, MI and later moved to Carbon Hill, AL. Brian persued a career with the Jasper and Birmingham Police Departments. He later went to work for Mercedes Benz in Tuscaloosa. He will be greatly missed.

He was preceded in death by his daughter, Jennifer McElroy; mother, Anita Arnett; grandmother, Betty Gladney; in-laws, Mr. and Mrs. Abram  McElroy; sisters-in-law, Lois James and Beatrice Ewing.

He leaves to cherish his memories a loving wife, Jeanie Arnett; son, Otha James (Krista) of Oakman; daughter, Juliet Marie Jackson (George) of Carbon Hill; grandchildren, Keith Rutherford, Jr., Jemaris Rutherford, Kemarion Rutherford, Pierre Jones, Paris Jones, Jacob Jackson, Shariah James, Jayla Jackson, and Amir James; father, Emmanuel Arnett of Pontiac, MI;  brother, Dwayne Arnett (Sharon) of Livonia, MI; aunts, Elizabeth Singleton of Pontiac, MI, Georgina Ramsey of New York; uncle, Tommy Singleton (Chris) of Pontiac, MI; a host of nieces, nephews and many friends.

Friends may sign the guest register at

Kilgore-Green Funeral Home, Jasper; 205-384-9503