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Page 4A Wednesday, April 11, 2012 Burnet Bulletin Obituaries Burnet, Texas Blake Aaron Arnold Sept. 21, 1992-Ap,i/6, 2012 Blake Aaron Arnold, 19, of Florence died tragically in a car accident April 6. A visitation was held April 9 at The Gabriels Funeral Chapel, 393 North 1-35 in Georgetown. A ser- vice celebrating Blake's life was held Tuesday, April 10, at The Gabriels Funeral Chapel. Inter- ment followed at Post Mountain Cemetery in Burner. Honoring Blake's family and memory serv- ing as pallbearers were, Hunter Isbell, Kyle Barnett, Jake Isbell, Cody Brummett, Darrel Warren and Cory Jolly. Blake was born Sept. 21, 1992, in Austin to Robert Louis Arnold and Tonua Kay Daugh- Arnold erty Cloud. Blake graduated from Florence High School in 2011. Blake loved to hunt and fish; he caught the "big one" at a young age. Just before the 2011 Thanksgiving holiday he spent some time in Belize on a mission trip with his uncle, Scott..They spent their time working to improve the liv- ing conditions for the people of Punta Gorda; they built a cabana from the ground up. Blake saw his time there as a great adventure, sleeping in a hut and having to face his fear of spiders. His time spent in Belize was a great life experience. One of Blake's proudest moments was watching his dad receive his promotion to lieutenant for the George- town Fire Department. Blake was known as a loval friend and always willing to help others. He was a very outgoing and brought joy to the lives of all those who knew him. Blake's ability to fill a room with his smile and laughter will be truly missed by many. Blake is preceded in death by his maternal grand- father, T.J. Daugherty, and his second cousin, Phyllis Daugherty. Blake leaves behind to cherish his memory his father and stepmother, Bobby and Cheryl Arnold;his mother and stepfather, Tonua and Doug Cloud; his sister, Bridgette Danielle Arnold; his sisters Jessica Kisling and her husband Jacob Rouse, Samantha Materne and Britt= ni Robins and her husband Jim; his paternal grandpar- ents, Bob and Marion Arnold; his maternal grandmother, Linda Kay Gable; his uncles, Scott Arnold, Bufford Keith Knipe, Karl Daugherty, and Kevin Daugherty and his wife Stephanie; his aunt, Sherry Brummett and her husband Arlis; along with a host of other loving friends and family members. Memorial in Blake's memory can be made to Gold Ribbon Rescue (Dog Rescue), P.O. Box 956, Austin, TX 78767-0956, wsww.grr/ Personal words of comfort may be sent to the family online at www.gabrielsfuneral, com. Cody Shay Shelton Oct. 5, 1972  March 31, 2012 Iva Lee Boyd Nov. 20, 1916 -ApH18, 2012 Iva Lee Boyd was born in Bell County on Nov. 2o, 1916, and passed away April 8. During her 95 years of life she was a world traveler, avid gar- dener, and devoted homemaker. She was preceded in death by her parents, Lawrence and Irene Shannon; brother Lynn Shannon; husband H.M. "Smi- ley" Boyd, and stepson Mickey Boyd. She is survived by step- sons Walter Boyd of Austin and Larry Boyd of Buchanan Dam; stepdaughters Carol Johnson of Marble Falls and Judy Mcearty of Kingsland. A graveside service and in- terment for Iva Lee will be held Boyd at 1 p.m.. Friday, April 13, at the Lakeland Hills Memorial Park with the Rev. Wel- don French officiating. The family has asked for memo- rial contributions to be directed to Seton Highland Lakes Hospice. Condolences may be offered to www.clementswil- Arrangements made through elements-Wilcox Funer- al Home, Burnet. Lucille Estell Rodriguez May 3, 1956  April 7, 2012 Lucille Estell "Ester" Rodriguez, 55, of Cottonwood Shores died April 7. Born May 3, 1956, in Burnet, she was the daughter of Martin and Lucille (Bernal) Garcia. She was a member of St. John's Catholic Church. She had worked at H- E-B for 15 years. Ester is survived by daugh- ters Margie Aguilar of Marble Falls, Susan Aguilar of Austin and Christina Rodriguez of Mar- ble Falls; sons Demetrius Garcia of Burnet, Daniel Resendez Jr. of Chicago, dose,Rodriguez Jr. of Marble Falls and Christopher Rodriguez (Nina) of Nashville; grandchildren Jose Aleman, Da- Rodriguez mian Aguilera, Manuel Aguilar, Miranda Aguilar, Carlos Rodriguez, Semara Reyes, John Reyes, Oaiden Reyes, Aylissa Gonzaies, Roy Gonzales, Adelia Gonzales, Sierra Gonzales, Issiah Garcia, Gabriel Garcia, Heavenlee Garcia and Sofia Rodriguez; and great- granddaughter Maricela Aleman. She is also survived by her sisters, Janie Chavira (Rice), Gloria Flares, Nancy Valdez, Suzanna Loftis (Tommy) and Lydia Villeral; and brothers Tom Flares (Victoria), Tino Flares, Martin Garcia Jr, Tim Flares, James Flares (danie) and Frank Salazar. She is also survived by other relatives and friends. Ester was preceded in death by her parents and broth- p, dyS(ti, aySffeltn, .4,O, Of Burnet, passed awayunex- ers Joe Salazar nTy ' ylq9 , . Flora gd .,jlio pectea#y marcn at. ne was Darn in L,UDDOCK, on uct. a, gres... . ,, , ; ,, . 197 {o arry aoe anefan Shelton, oBurnet. He attend- The Jirmly wishes {o thank all of Jgser s cowork- ed Burnet High School (Class of 1991) which was followed by a career in home building. Cody Shay loved all aspects of the outdoors, was an avid Indian arrowhead hunter and artifact collector. He was a poetic mystic, and an innovative creator that took tinkering with things to new levels. Cody's love for his wife, three beautiful children, family and friends was in- tense, unconditional and everlasting. He was a loyal and best friend to many and will be missed and forever re- membered by all who knew him. Cody is survived by his wife of 15 years, Christie Hal- leman; sons, Justin, 8, and Levi, 14 months; daughter, Anne Renee "Rainie," 19, (all of Burnet) and Ralnie's mother, Becky Bishop Sandoval, of Aztec, N.M.; mother Jan Shelton; brother Jeff Shelton; sister Timi Shelton and grandmother, Billie Lawson, all of Burnet; as well as many more family and friends. He was preceded in death by his father, Larry Joe Shelton, and grandfather, Paul Lawson, both of Burnet. Graveside services will be 11 a.m. Thurs- day, April 12, at the Dobyyville Cemetery. Clements-Wil- cox Funeral Home in Burnet is charge of arrangements. Now Open Camp on the Llano River Water Front ers at H-E-B and her extended family for their love and support. Memorial service will be from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, April 11 at Clements-Wilcox Funeral Home in Marble Falls. Condolences may be offered at www.clementswilcox- Arrangements are under the direction of Clements- Wilcox Funeral Home of Marble Falls. Thelma P. Ross Sept. 8, 1939  Apffl5, 2012 Thelma P. Ross, 72, of Burnet, passed away April 5. She was born Sept. 8, 1939 in Jacksonville,. Fla. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Kay Slusser, and son, Mike Hamilton. She is survived by her husband Jerry V. Ross, of Burnet; sons Wayne Ross of Burnet and John Hamilton of Houston; daughter Nancy Ross; grandchil- dren Jerry, Melissa, Chelsea, Josh, Lindsey, Kelsey, Kaleb, Shelby and Landa; and great-grandchild Hayden. Family visitation was April 8. Funeral service was held April 9 at the Edgar Funeral Home Chapel in Burnet with Mr. Tim Denton officiating, Interment followed at the Burnet City Cemetery. Winnie A00ie Smith June 21, 1926  April6, 2012 Winnie Artie Smith, 85, of Granite Shoals, passed away April 6 in Round Rock. She was born June 21, 1926, in Texas to Madison Dee Sanders and Minerva Smith Burnet County Fair & Rodeo Association Presents the 21st Annual -w by Micky and The Motorcars Drawings for: Monster Truck Jam - Cedar Park Van Halen Tickets- San Antonio Texas Rangers Tickets - Arlington $10 includes Derby & Dance Kids 10 & under free For more into call Kevin 512-848-8639 or Casey 830-693-4000 TIRED OF COUGHING?I? We hove the ALLERGY ANSWER! - Allergy Skin Testing  Treatment - Friendly and Knowledgeable Staff - Most insurances Accepted Sanders. She was a member of the Northside Baptist Church in Burnet. Her late husband was the owner of the Smitty's Radiator shop in Burnet. She was preceded in death by her brother, Harvey Smith, and grandson, Johnnie A. Smith. Survivors include her son, Elva Smith and his wife Karen, of Granite Shoals; grandchildren Nell and Jamie Smith of Aransas Pass, Pa- tricia and David Rudd of Granite ShoalS, Steve and Jamie Smith of Cottonwood Shores; several great-grandchildren; sisters Edith Scott, Janell Phiffer and Joyce James, all of Indiana; and numerous nieces and nephews. Family visi- tation was held April 8. Funeral services were held April 9, 2012 in the Chapel of Edgar Funeral Home. Interment fol- lowed in the Post Mountain Cemetery. Harold Gene Karr ApK/ 8, 1934  Apri/ 8, 2012 Harold Gene Karr, 78, of Kingsland, passed away April 8. He was born to Roy Lee and T.L.J. Crim Karr on April 8, 1934, in Lubbock. Mr. Karr proudly served in the United States Air Force. After his discharge he was employed for 35 years with Tex- aco Oil Company as an operator. He had played baseball for the U.S. Air Force in Canada. Mr. Karr Was an avid baseball fan and especially followed the Dallas Cowboys football team. He is survived by daughters Lisa Webb of League City, and Sherrie Croft of Midland; sister Linda Ballard of Buchanan Dam; four grandchildren; and one great granddaughter. Private Celebration of Life services will be held. An online guest register may be signed at www.PutnamCares.eom. "4, Contributions in his memory 7 ,z-,rL_.i/-'/',/eef TM may be made to the Ameri- - " P, Can Cancer Society. Judge D.C. 'Chester' Kincheloe 26, 1921 Ap,00/Z 2o12 Chester Kincheloe, 90, passed peacefully in his sleep from complications of dementia on April 9. He was born to Orin Ray and Nettle Smith Kincheloe, in Oat- meal, on July 26, 1921. Ray and Nettle cherished little Chester be- cause they had lost an infant son prior to Chester's birth. When Chester was 12, he and his little sister, Rae Nell lost their morn from appendicitis, and became very close, remaining so through- out their lives. When his father remarried to Mamie Cromeans Warden he gained 3 younger stepbrothers, Clement, Clarence and Doug and then a half broth- Kincheloe er, Andy Ray Kincheloe. After *" graduang frq,rn laJgh schooloin Oatmeal, he ,proudly served gs a con:ligo$.Lal?,agor or,,the,c.t3/l lgersd was stationed in various locations over seas during his tour of duty. After the war his sister introduced him to the love of his life, Winnie Spillers, at a drugstore in Burnet. They married, May 18, 1951 and settled in Burnet. seven years later, Chester and his wife, adopted their only son, Dennis Lane Kincheloe. For his entire life, Chester worked and was highly in- volved in his community of Burnet Texas. He was a mem- ber of the Burnet Chamber of Commerce and of Kiwanis. From the early '60s to the early' 70s he owned and operated the Burnet Bulletin newspaper. He sold the newspaper and opened Triple K (Chester, Winnie and Dennis) Printing. He then was elected as Justice of the Peace for Precinct 2 and served dually in that position as a municipal judge for the City of Burnet. As a lifelong Democrat and a party member he was elected Burnet County Judge, serving two terms. All during this 30 year span of time, he drove a school bus and deeply enjoyed his time behind the wheel shut- fling children and band students to and from their schools, homes and events all over central Texas. As a retired mag- istrate, he continued to serve his community by marrying couples upon request and serving on the Burner Historical Society and Mount Zion Cemetery Association. He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Winnie, his son Dennis and wife Kim, grandchildren Kyra, Danton and Zane, and a host of cousins, nieces and nephews living mostly in the central Texas area. Chester was a social hound all of his life, loved to have a good time by sharing a delicious meal, sharing stories of life and traveling, driving vehicles of any kind to anywhere. He also was an adamant fan of football, beginning with the Burnet Bulldogs, the Texas Longhorns and the Dal- las Cowboys, in that order. He was cherished and adored by all who knew him. Who could forget the "Man in the Jumpsuitl" Visitation will be at Edgar Funeral Home at 109 North Main in Burnet from 6-8 p.m.. Wednesday, April 11. Funeral services will be preformed by his nephew, Pastor Mark Newton, at the same location, at 2 p.m. Thursday, April 12 and in- ternment will follow at the Post Mountain City Cem- etery, in Burnet. 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