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Obituary for Jose Maria Alvarado
Jose (Joe) M. Alvarado Jose (Joe) M. Alvarado, born on August 22, 1911, died on November 25,2000 at the age of 89 in San Antonio, Texas. He was preceded in death by his wife Cordelia Huitt Alvarado and his parents, Diego G. Alvarado and Guadalupe Salazar Alvarado. Joe grew up in Odessa, Texas during the depression years. Consequently, he attended school only through the 6th grade. He joined the CCC and later enlisted in the military and served in the U.S. Air Force in WWII, in the Pacific Theatre, and was a member of the 528th Bomb Squadron. Joe and his brother, Gregario Alvarado, also a WWII veteran), upon their return to civilian life became owners of one of the first Mexican food restaurants in Odessa. A few years later, after Gregario died Joe and Cordelia retired and moved to Altus, Oklahoma. Following her death in l988, Joe moved to San Antonio to be near his sisters. Joe is survived by his sisters, Mrs Antonia A Roberts of Odessa, Texas, Maria D and Nicolasa Alvarado of San Antonio, Texas. His other survivors are his nephews, Christino Alvarado of Dallas, Texas, Jesse Alvarado and his wife, Naomi, Lewis Fernandez of Odessa, Texas, Felix Fernandez and his wife Betty of Odessa, Texas; his nieces, Lilia F Howard and her husband, Cliff of Big Spring, Olivia Fernandez of Big Spring, Elia Warren of San Antonio, Olivia Alvarado de Torres and her husband, Francisco Torres of Mexico City, Linda Eagleton and her husband Phil of Dallas, Guadalupe Alvarado of Midland. Joe is also survived by many nephews and nieces. Funeral Services are scheduled for Tuesday, November 28, 2000 at 11:00 AM in the Lowell Tims Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Larry Ortega officiating. Interment will follow in the Altus City Cemetery under the direction of Lowell Tims Funeral Home.