Franklin Wayland Arrendale, son of Franklin Lafayette Arrendale and Elizabeth Price Arrendale died in 1956 and is buried at Evergreen Cemetery in Ranger, TX. Franklin Lafayette Arrendale died at Thurber, TX in 1917 and is buried at Davidson Cemetery, between Strawn, TX and Thurber.
Both F. L. and Rice Arrendale were Confederate soldiers. F. L. was a corporal and Rice a private in Company D, 1st Regiment Georgia State Line, "The Blue Ridge Rangers". Pay records for the 1st GA State Line are online at the GA Archives.
I show Thomas Arrendale, Rice's Father as a Veteran of the War of 1812. His 2nd wife received a pension for his service. Thomas also received several land grants for his service. (Information from the National Archives)
Benjamin Arrendale served in the South Carolina Militia during the American Revolution as 1st a footman and then a Lieutenant. (DAR Information)
Earliest Arrendale in America appears to be Richard Arrendell, who arrived around 1620 in Jamestown. (Information from Charles City County, VA)