MISSION – Velma Alvarez, 53, passed away on Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014 at her home in Mission after a battle with cancer.
Survivors include her partner, Mirta Espinosa; children, Vanessa Ramirez and Oscar Garza; sister, Diana Barrera; and one grandchild.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Esther Alvarez.
A service was held on Saturday, Oct. 25, at Ric Brown Family Funeral Home in Mission. Interment followed at Valley Memorial Gardens in Mission.