OBITUARY

Ester Alvarado Leyva

April 23, 1936March 26, 2021
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Ester Alvarado Leyva, 84 passed away March 26, 2021 in Waxahachie, Texas. She was born April 23, 1936 in Forreston, Texas to Jose Alvarado and Maria Galvan. Ester was raised in Rankin, Texas.

She married Ramiro Godinez Leyva in 1980 and the couple had twelve children. She was a respected, hard working senior custodian in the Red Oak Independent School District. Ester enjoyed spending time with her family. She loved her weekly trips to the park and lake. She also loved having all of her family together for cookouts and holidays. She also enjoyed sewing, knitting, and crocheting along with her visiting the homes of her children.

Her family and friends will always remember her as a loving, caring, and giving person. She never met a stranger and would give you her last dollar if necessary. She always wanted to know your name!

She is preceded in death by Simon Navarro Diaz; sister, Virginia Alvarado Rios; daughter, Suzanne B. Diaz; and her son, Ramon Navarro Diaz.

She is survived by her spouse, Ramiro Leyva; brother, Esteban Alvarado; children, Juanita Silva, Ellia Rodriguez, Estella Navarro Wells-Aday, Sadellia Snodgrass, Guadalupe Diaz, Amelia Wells, Jesse Joseph Diaz, Marylou Diaz Meachum, Antonia Lou Diaz Russell, Oralia Briones Bowen; grandchildren; Chad Rodriguez, Eric Silva, Robert Wells, Jasmine Wallace, Guadalupe Diaz, Jr., John David Diaz, Harold Wells, Jr., David Wells, Steven Silva, Ramon Rodriguez, Krystal Saldivar, Amanda Camacho, Jesse Diaz Jr., Mario Diaz, Monica Diaz, Michael Revuelta, Daniel Snodgrass, Christopher Wells, Jessica Diaz, Anthony Revuelta, Isabella Revuelta, Hunter Meachum, Evan Alexander, Simon Revuelta, Caden Alexander; step-grandchildren, Stephanie Campbell, Gregg Snodgrass and Jennifer Snodgrass; eighteen great grandsons; nineteen great granddaughters, and one great-great granddaughter.

Services

  • Visitation

    Thursday, April 1, 2021

  • Funeral Service

    Friday, April 2, 2021

  • Interment

    Friday, April 2, 2021

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Elia Rodriguez

April 10, 2021

Me and my dear mother

Elia Rodriguez

April 10, 2021

Me and my dear mother whom I love dearlyMe and my dear mother whom I love dearly

Elia Rodriguez

April 10, 2021

Your Guerito and his dog Riley, cherishing the moment with his grandmother.

Elia Rodriguez

April 10, 2021

Your 1st born grandson chad

Elia Rodriguez

April 10, 2021

You're beautiful grandchildren

Elia Rodriguez

April 10, 2021

Marc Anthony posing with grandma whom he loves dearly

Elia Rodriguez

April 10, 2021

Elia Rodriguez

April 10, 2021

Grandma and her little cross

Elia Rodriguez

April 10, 2021

My dear mother now who will I go to the spa with?

Elia Rodriguez

April 10, 2021

Your grandson Austin and Brooke gently walking you back to the car after visiting and dropping them their favorite goodies.

FROM THE FAMILY

My beloved mother.❤❤❤

FROM THE FAMILY

I love you grandma.

FROM THE FAMILY

Always fun times at GRANDMAS house.

FROM THE FAMILY

GRANDMA hugs are the BEST! ❤❤❤

FROM THE FAMILY

MOMS kisses are the BEST KISSES💋💋💋

FROM THE FAMILY

MY MOTHER-N-LAW LOVED BEING SPOILED. ❤❤

FROM THE FAMILY

GRANDMA was pretty FANCY! DRESSED UP AND READY TO PARTY AT BELLAS SWEET 16! ❤❤❤❤

FROM THE FAMILY

We loved taking selfies together! ❤❤❤

FROM THE FAMILY

Her sweet kisses always made me feel special! I was the FAVORITE! ❤❤❤

FROM THE FAMILY

GRANDMA loved her babies! ❤💋💋