Fern "Maw" Alvarez

August 25, 1938 - November 6, 2020

Fern Alvarez, 82, of Fannett, Texas, died Friday, November 6, 2020, peacefully at her home, surrounded by all of her loved ones. Mrs. Alvarez was born August 25, 1938, in Cape Girardeau County, Missouri, to Charles W. Crites and Lucille (Price) Crites.

Mrs. Alvarez was a homemaker extraordinaire. Her joy was found in caring for her family and she did it better than anyone. She loved baking and cooking for family and friends, her dogs (Dude and Sophie), gardening, and John Wayne. She was known for her selfless care of others and her generosity.

She is survived by her son, Randall (Randy) Alvarez of Fannett, Texas; granddaughter, Allyson Alvarez; sister and brother-in-law, Larry and Debbie Kinner; brother and sister-in-law, Dean and Mary Crites; sister-in-law, Tessie Alvarez; nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 53 years, Daniel Alvarez; two sons, Daniel Alvarez, Jr. and Russell Lyn Alvarez; her parents; and brothers, Jack, Charles, Earl, and Ricky.

A gathering of Mrs. Alvarez’s family and friends will begin at 10:00 a.m., with her funeral service to follow at 12:00 p.m., Thursday, November 12, 2020, at Broussard’s, 1605 North Major Drive, Beaumont, with Reverend Dathaniel W. Campbell officiating. Her interment will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Beaumont.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to The Humane Society of Southeast Texas, P.O. Box 1629, Beaumont, Texas 77704.

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Lillian Hebert

Randy I’m so sorry for your loss, she was such a sweet lady. It’s so very hard losing a Mom praying for you and your family

Justan & Sarah Bell

Very special lady- Sorry for your loss Randy!

Wesley D Duvall

My thoughts and prayers or with all of you. Rest in Peace Sis...

LaVon & Bill Merritt

We are so very saddened for you and your family. I know she was a proud mom and you took great care of her., always.

Mark and Robin Martin

Randy, Robin and I are so sorry for your loss. She was the sweetest lady.

Johnny and Cindy Maurich

Randy we are so sorry for your loss. Fern was a very sweet lady, loved by many. Our prayers and thoughts are with you and your family.

Patricia Bergherr

Randy I am so sorry for your loss. You can never replace your Mom. Aunt Fern was such a sweet Aunt. She was always so quite and gentle. We will miss her.

Joni Askew

Randy, Debbie and Dean my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. I have some very fond memories of Sissy and the whole family. My sincere condolences. Joni Askew

Linda and Lynn

You will be missed, Fern. Sorry for the family's loss.