Erlinda Rios Alvear

Erlinda Rios Alvear, entered eternal rest, at 4:01 P.M., Sunday, October 28, 2012, at Hacienda Oaks Nursing Home, in Beeville, Texas at the age of 92 years and 1 day.

Erlinda was born, October 27, 1920, in Alice, Texas, the daughter of Jose Rios and Anastacia Gonzales Rios. Erlinda was a devoted a wife, mother and homemaker.

Erlinda is survived by her sons; Joe Alvear of San Antonio, Texas, Guadalupe Alvear of Runge, Texas, Nolberto “Beto” Alvear, Jr. and wife Esperanza of Kenedy, Texas and Mercedes Alvear of San Antonio, Texas. Ms. Alvear is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Nolberto Alvear, Sr.; her son, Frank Alvear; her 3 sisters and 4 brothers.

Visiation was held, Tuesday, October 30, 2012 and a rosary was recited Tuesday at 7:00 P.M., in the Eckols Funeral Home Chapel, Kenedy, Texas. Funeral mass was celebrated at 10:00 A.M., Wednesday, October 31, 2012 at Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church, Kenedy, Texas with Rev. Norbert Herman officiating. Interment followed in the Loma Alta Cemetery, Kenedy, Texas. Serving as pallbearers were, Timmy Garza, Tony Alvear, Ramond Villerreal, Boddy DeLos Santos, Moises Cruces and Juan Garza.