The Carnes Brothers offer a full and complete range of services along with the
highest quality of funeral products from all over the world. The fleet of vehicles are
always the latest models and the facilities are of the quality that you would find in
only the grandest of settings. With multiple chapels and visitation areas, there is
room for any size gathering, from the most intimate to the very largest.
The families served by Carnes Brothers are Galveston's most prestigious families.
They continue to rely on the distinguished and discreet service that can only come
from a firm that is accustomed to serving families of such stature.
The Carnes Brothers welcome all families from every faith and background. They stand
ready to assist your family with every detail and look forward to meeting your expectation
before you even ask.
We offer a full line of pre-arranged funeral products to pre-plan a lasting and memorable
tribute to your loved one. We have funeral insurance and accept all other plans that have
been purchased from other firms. Our plans are transferable anywhere in the US.
GALVESTON - Native Galvestonian and long-time resident of Bayou Vista, Gladys Caldara Uriarte, 86, joined family and
friends in heaven on December 29, 2013 after a brief illness.
Gladys graduated from Ball High. She retired from UTMB in 1990 after several decades of service. Gladys loved
crabbing on the beach and from her own private dock. For nearly 50 years, she was on several WIBC bowling leagues
and enjoyed the camaraderie with her bowling companions, which included numerous tournament trips. In addition, she
loved to travel with family and friends.
Anyone who knew Gladys was truly blessed and touched by one of God’s angels. Her loss will forever be felt and
remembered in our hearts with deepest affection.
Preceded in death by her parents, eleven siblings and most of her friends, and she is survived by numerous nieces &
nephews, great-nieces and great nephews, as well as other relatives, neighbors and good friends.
The family is planning a private memorial service at a later date. Friends may sign the register book and send
condolences to the family at: www.CarnesBrothers.com/contactus
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be sent to Galveston Island Humane Society, 6814 Broadway (409) 740-1919.
Alfredo Salazar De Los Santos
GALVESTON: Alfredo Salazar De Los Santos, better known to his friends as “Javier Solis or Freddie Fender” age 79 of
Galveston passed away, Friday, February 28, 2014 at his residence in Galveston. Funeral Mass is 10:00 am Friday,
March 7, 2014 at St. Patrick Catholic Church, Father John Paul Flajole, OFM Celebrant. Burial will follow at Calvary
Cemetery in Galveston under the direction of Carnes Brothers Funeral Home in Galveston. The family will receive visitors
at the funeral home from 5:00 pm until 8:00 pm on Thursday where a rosary will be recited at 6:30 pm.
Born October 23, 1934 in Victoria, Texas to Liborio and Louisa C. Salazar De Los Santos, Alfredo was a gifted musician
owning multiple guitars and violins. He could be found playing and singing with his friends and for his family. He was a
veteran of the U. S. Navy serving during the Korean War Era on the U.S.S. Saratoga. After the war he worked as a
Merchant Marine shipping out around the world. He later retired as a Boiler Maker from Todd’s Shipyard. He was proud of
his catholic faith and loved St. Mary’s Cathedral Basilica before its closing after IKE. He was a member of the American
Legion Post 20 in Galveston.
Preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Ray De Los Santos he is survived by his daughters, Elva Ayala and
husband Matthew, Rebecca De Los Santos Romero, Veronica De Los Santos all of Galveston, Sonia Morales and
husband Jesse of Texas City and Blanca De Los Santo of Angleton; sons, Ernesto De Los Santos and wife Sarah and
Roman De Los Santos and wife Herminia all of Galveston; brother, Raymond De Los Santos and wife Guadalupe of
Dallas; 29 grandchildren; 62 great grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Pallbearers are Alfredo De Los Santos, Jesus De Los Santos, Richard Alvarado, Jr., Abel Anzaldua, Jr., Jose Varela, III,
Joey De Los Santos and Jesus Morales, Jr. Honorary pallbearers are Christopher Alvarado, Roman Young, Julian Young,
Davy De Los Santos, Jaime Morales, Sean Bailey and Leonardo Morales.
Augustus W. "Bill" Arnold, Jr.
GALVESTON: On the evening of Saturday, March 1, 2014, Augustus W. “Bill” Arnold, Jr. age 92 of Galveston went home
to be with the Lord while at his residence in Galveston. Funeral services are 10:00 am Wednesday, March 5, 2014 at
Carnes Brothers Funeral Home in Galveston, Rev. Roland Johnson officiating. Burial will follow at Forest Park Westheimer
Cemetery in Houston at 2:00 pm. under the direction of Carnes Brothers Funeral Home of Galveston. The family will
receive visitors at the funeral home from 5:00 pm until 8:00 pm on Tuesday.
Born January 20, 1922 in Houston, Texas to Augustus W. Arnold, Sr. and Maude Lee Moore , Bill graduated from the
University of Texas at Austin with a Bachelor of Science Degree. He served four years in the US Marine Corp during WWII,
including two years in the Pacific Theater landing at Guam and Okinawa ,Group Captain. Her co-founded Arnold and
Clarke Chemical Company in 1949 and A.W. Arnold and Associates in 1980. He was Past Knight Commander of the Order
of St. John of Jerusalem for the Houston area. He was lifetime Vice President of the Dad’s Club at the University of Texas
and a Deacon at the River Oaks Baptist Church and active member for over thirty years. He retired to Galveston in 1987
and enjoyed his many friends at Pirates Beach and his time spent at West End Baptist Church.
Preceded in death by his parents and a grandchild, Cody Harper, survivors include wife Rhea Arnold; son, A.W. Arnold,
III and wife Carol; daughter, Virginia Arnold; step children, Cynthia Butler and husband Randle, Sharon Maetschke and
husband Bill, Lea Ann Melancon Harper and William Harper; grandchildren, William Arnold, AKA “IV”, Aubrey Arnold and
wife Veronica, Caroline Arnold, Julia Arnold, Shauna Allen and husband Jeremy, Lee Slack, Kyle Butler, Jeanne Renee
Butler, Klein Maetschke and wife Maggie, Kohl Maetschke, Miranda Baker and husband Russell, Kirsten Melancon, Skye
Harper, Stormy Harper; great grandchildren, Noel Allen, Kerianne Allen, Kamilah Melancon, Harrison Maetschke and
James Baker; close first cousins, Doris Lansdale Wooldridge and Dionne Wade; numerous nieces, nephews other
relatives and a multitude of friends.
One of Bill’s favorite vehicles to aid our brave and selfless Military veterans is the Wounded Warriors. Donations may be
made at www.woundedwarriorproject.org .
To the Medrano Family and Friends,
On the Morning of March 4, 2014, Our Beloved, Juanita "Janie" Sustaita Medrano was called upon by Our
Dearest Lord and Savior Jesus Christ to join him in her rightful place in Heaven. She was born in San Antonio,
TX to parents, David and Jesusita Sustaita.
Preceded in death by three siblings, Celia Martinez, Chavela Valdez, and Robert Sustaita.
Juanita is survived by children, Yvonne Rodriguez and husband Ubaldo, Lori "Nena" Medrano, Gilbert
Cisneros III, and Jesse Khaled and wife Amanda; grandchildren, Uvaldo Rodriguez and wife Mayla, Solangel
Reyes and husband Greg, Gloria Marines and husband Sule, Veronica Rodriguez and spouse Sergio Carrillo,
Isaac Rodriguez, Alexis, Jessica, Cisneros and Starr Cisneros, Orlando Cisneros, Sieanna Flores, Gulissa
Cisneros, Jesse R. Khaled, Cameron Amieva, and Addison Khaled. Also survived by numerous brothers and
sisters, Gloria Werner, David Sustaita, Carlos Sustaita, Angie Sustaita, Esperanza Ovalle, Linda Wittine, and
Acting as Pallbearers are Jesse R. Khaled, Carmeron Amieva, Uvaldo and Isaac Rodriguez, Orlando Cisneros
and Jamin Silva.
Guests are invited to share in the Celebration of Life Visitation for Mrs. Juanita Sustaita Medrano from 5-7:00
p.m., Friday, March 7th, 2014 with a 7:00 p.m. Vigil Service to follow at Carnes Brothers Funeral Home 1201
Tremont, Galveston, Texas 77550.
Funeral Services will follow Saturday morning at 11:00 a.m. at Carnes Brothers Funeral Home with Interment
will follow at Lakeview Cemetery in Galveston, Texas.
Please visit "Janie's" webpage at carnesfuneralhome.com
for full obit, to post tributes or light a candle.
Please visit Juanita's obituary webpage at carnesfuneralhome.com
to order flowers, post tributes or
light a candle.
Johnnie Lee Wix
GALVESTON Johnnie Lee Wix age 92 of Galveston died Wednesday, March 5, 2014 at her residence in Texas City.
Funeral services are 2:00pm Saturday, March 8, 2014 at Carnes Brothers Funeral Home, Reverend Alan Taylor
officiating. Burial will follow at Grace Memorial Park in Hitchcock. The family will receive visitors at the funeral home from 5:
00 pm until 8:00 pm Friday.
Johnnie was born October 6, 1921 in Beaumont, Texas to John R. Chenall and Bertha Flowers Chenall. She and her late
husband, Raymond Lee “Sam” Wix were the owners and operators of Wix Ski School in Galveston for over 40 years.
Johnnie was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church and was a faithful Christian wife, mother and grandmother. The
family life consisted of a life on the water. The entire family not only skied, but competed every week in the summer. Mrs.
Wix was well known for the ski lessons she gave to numerous children and adults from around the area and from as far
away as England, Australia, France and many other places at home and around the world. She was proud of her family
and being able to work together was certainly a blessing. She will be fondly remembered by the many ski clubs full of
people that she was privileged to teach how to ski over the years
Preceded in death by her parents, husband Raymond Lee “Sam” Wix, sister, Maxine Keyes, brothers, John Rudolph
Chenall and Euell Chenall, survivors include, daughter, Ruth Wix Pietrowicz and husband Edward of Texas City;
granddaughter, Samantha Pietrowicz of Texas City; former son in law and close friend, Kerry Graves; numerous, nieces,
nephews, cousins, other relatives and many friends.
Pallbearers are Edward Pietrowicz, Kerry Graves, J.R. Court, Joseph Hill, Richard Swindale and Ray Cowart.
Robert Baugh, IV
GALVESTON: Robert Baugh IV, “Big Smokey” age 41, of Texas City, Texas, passed away Wednesday, February 26, 2014
at John Sealy Hospital in Galveston, Texas. Funeral services are 1:00pm Saturday, March 8, 2014 at Mount Pilgrim Baptist
Church, 3215 Broadway St, Galveston, Texas. Pastor Lorenzo Williams Sr. will be officiating. Burial will follow at Lakeview
Cemetery under the direction of Carnes Brothers Funeral Home in Galveston, Texas. Visitation will begin at 11:00 am at
Robert was born June 14, 1972 in Galveston, Texas to Robert Baugh, III and Patricia Darden Baugh-Brown. He was
employed as a Supervisor/Coordinator for Relief Enterprises and later as a Package Handler for UPS in Austin, Texas until
his health began to decline. He was a devoted father, son and brother. Making music was his passion as he loved to write,
sing (rap) and produce music. He was also the founder and CEO of BS entertainment.
He is preceded in death by his father, Robert Baugh III. He is survived by his mother, Patricia Brown; daughters, Robin
Baugh, Ronika Baugh, and Ria Baugh; sons, Rodney Baugh and Robert Baugh V; sisters, Tess Tobin (Harold), Marie
McCants (Christopher), and Elbony Patton; brothers, Eric Wayne Baugh (Makesia), Shermon Baugh (Tameka), Shannon
Baugh (Angie), David Brown and Tyreese Ross; godson, Norvan Saldana; devoted friend, Angela Franco; numerous
nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Pallbearers are Tim Brazil, Kevin Johnson, Duron King, Michael Murry, Norman Saldana, Harold Tobin and Edmond
Wells. Honorary pallbearers are Eric Wayne Baugh, Shermon Baugh, Shannon Baugh, Ricky Darden, David Brown and
Marlon Black. The family extends special thanks to Dr. Geetha Seerangan and the staff of The Children’s Coalition