|Rev. Arthur W. M. Obee, born in the parsonage to the Rev. and Mrs. J. J. Obee, in the Lay Conference. He attended the public schools, and was a graduate of New Orleans University. He was very studious, and a splendid character. He joined the Conference in the year 1914, and gave 29 years of service as a minister in the Louisiana Conference. He was a fine preacher and a good administrator. He passed during the year 1942, while serving the Fairfield charge in Shreveport.
He also served the following charges during his ministry: Ross Chapel, Baldwin; Port Allen; Morgan City; Alexandria, Newman; Jeanerette; Napoleonville; New Orleans, Peoples; New Orleans, Thompson; New Orleans, La Harpe; and Franklin.
|Source: Louisiana Conference Journal, SCJ, The Methodist Church, 1942, p. 36|