Service: Have been held.
Samuel B. Alvarado, 61, died Thursday, Nov. 20, 2003, in Farwell.
He was born on March 14, 1942, in Durango, Mexico.
He married Angela Rodriguez on March 22, 1999, in Muleshoe. He moved to Muleshoe in 1978 from Del Rio, Texas, and for the last two years he was employed as a general laborer by AGP Grain Corporation in Farwell. He was a member of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Muleshoe.
Mr. Alvarado was preceded in death by his first wife, Maria Marrufo; two brothers, Juan Alvarado and Ignacio Alvarado; and a sister, Nicolasa Gonzales.
Survivors include his wife; three sons, Joe Alvarado of Lubbock, George Alvarado of Austin, Texas, and Samuel Alvarado Jr. of Muleshoe; six daughters, Alejandra Alvarado, Martha Alvarado, Norma Alvarado, Amy Melendez and Denise Esparza, all of Muleshoe and Sylvia Ramirez of Fort Hood, Texas; his mother, Rita Alvarado of Dalhart; five sisters, Paulita Lopez, Maria Huerta, Julia Martinez and Alicia Ruelas, all of Mexico, and Benia Cansino of Dalhart; and 12 grandchildren.
A rosary is scheduled for 7 p.m. today at Ellis Funeral Home Chapel in Muleshoe.
Father Joe Augustine will officiate the services.
Burial will be in Muleshoe Memorial Park Cemetery.
Arrangements are by Ellis Funeral Home of Muleshoe.