Melida Alvarado

November 8, 1935March 29, 2018

Melida Guerra Alvarado, age 82 of Mesquite, Tx., passed away on Thursday, March 29, 2018. Brother Simon Flores will officiate burial services at Crestview Memorial Park, 1917 Archer City Highway, Wichita Falls, Tx. at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday April 4, 2018. Melida was born on November 8, 1935 in Reynosa, Mexico. She married Mariano Alvarado September 18, 1955 in McAllen, Tx. Her life was spent as a nurses aide caring for those who could not care for themselves and as a dedicated wife and mother of the home. She retired from the State Hospital in Wichita Falls, Tx in 1979. She dearly loved her children and grandchildren and enjoyed spending time with her family and her pets. Melida is preceded in death by her husband, Mariano Alvarado; her sons Albert and Carlos Alvarado; her mother, Maria Garza; and siblings, Julia Cortez, Rosa Gonzales, Juan Guerra, and Juvencio Guerra. Survivors include: sister, Emma Jimenez of Houston, Tx; children, Diana Alvarado and Jon (Espi) Espinosa of Duncan, Oklahoma; Norma and Gaines Quinney of Mesquite, Tx.; grandchildren, Maria and Jason Tartagalio; Anthony and Lily Alvarado; Carlos Alvarado and Stacey Sampson; Kenneth (Eli) and Jessica Alvarado; Cody Jordan; Aaron Alvarado and Stormie Ford; Parker Jordan and Megan Lewis; Germaine Quinney; and 14 great-grandchildren, Alyssa, Emma, Jason, Ashlen, Kaylen, Kyzer, Isaiah, Victor, Jeremiah, Jordyn, Emmett, Easton, Cohen and Blayden. Her family will miss her greatly and have peace in knowing she is in heaven with her husband and sons whom she missed dearly. The family thanks you for your thoughts and prayers. Online condolences to the family may be left at


  • Graveside Service Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Melida Alvarado

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