Graveside services for Nelda B. Arrington, 81, were held Monday, March 12, 2012, in Oak Lawn Cemetery in Rockdale, with Gary Jackson officiating.

Mrs. Arrington died Thursday, March 8, in Corner Stone Hospital in Austin.

She was born Aug. 16, 1930, in Belton to Spruce and Lyda (Light) Wilhite.

She married Wilson Edward Arrington on Sept. 9, 1950, in Belton.

Mrs. Arrington had lived in Rockdale the past 55 years.

She was a homemaker and enjoyed painting on canvas, china and ceramic.

Mrs. Arrington was a member of Murray Street Church of Christ in Rockdale.

She was preceded in death by her husband on Aug. 12, 1972; a daughter, Maleen Paulsen, on Feb. 24, 1994; her parents; and a sister, Linda Fowler.

Survivors are a daughter, Martha Ullrich and husband Ernie of Lexington; a brother, Charles Wi l hite a nd w ife Debbie of Dansberry; two grandsons, Eric Ullrich of San Marcos, Clayton Ullrich of Snook; and a nephew, Bobby Fowler of Del Valle.

Honorary pallbearers were L.B. Kubiak and Donald Wardlow.

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