Mrs. Martha B. Alvarez formally of Uvalde, passed away on Saturday, December 19, 2020 at Clear Brook Crossing Nursing Home and Rehabilitation at the age of 79.
Martha was born on November 4, 1941 in San Pedro Ranch, Texas to Carlota (Muniz) Balderas.
She married Enrique Alvarez on April 2, 2001 in Uvalde.
She is survived by her husband Enrique Alvarez of Crystal City; daughter, Frances B. Hernandez and husband Eric of Houston; son, Ruben Balboa Jr and wife Julie of Portland; three brothers, Carlos Balderas of California, Seferino Balderas and Jose Balderas both of Austin; stepdaughters, Maria de Jesus Alvarez, Guadalupe Garcia and husband, Ramiro and Angelica Alvarez all of Crystal City; seven grandchildren, fourteen great grandchildren, twelve step grandchildren; five step great grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Martha was preceded in death by her parents, two sisters, Felicitas Marin and Olga Puente, two brothers, Joel Balderas and Manuel Balderas; stepdaughter, Maria Anna Rivera and stepson, Enrique Alvarez, Jr.
A rosary will be held on Tuesday, December 22, 2020 at 7:30 pm at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary. Graveside service will be held on Wednesday, December 23, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. at Hillcrest Cemetery.