Elida S. Morales, 75, passed away on June 27, 2015 in an Alice Nursing Home. Elida was a retired Custodian after 20 years of service with the Alice Independent School District. She was a loving wife, mother, sister, grandmother, great-grandmother, and great-great-grandmother. Elida loved to dance and also loved her pet dogs.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Rufino and Elifonsia Salinas, and three brothers, Rufino Salinas Jr., Daniel Salinas and Ernesto Salinas.
She is survived by her husband of 50 years Jose M. Morales of Ben Bolt, one son Jose M. Morales Jr. of Ben Bolt, six daughters, Graciela S. (Genaro) Fructuoso of Laredo, Carmen M. Zapien and Rosita Adriana Morales both of Denton, Josefina M. (Jose) Luera of Corpus Christi, Alicia M. Rios of Houston, Linda (Tony) Bartee of Marshall, two sisters Emma S. (Antonio) Garza of Alice, Maria S. Carrizales of San Antonio, 21 grandchildren, 45 great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandson, and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins. Visitation will be held on Monday, June 29, 2015 at 4 p.m. at the Mauro P. Garcia Funeral Home of Alice with a Rosary recited at 7 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 30, 2015 at St. Peter's Catholic Church in Ben Bolt and burial will follow at Las Almas Cemetery in Ben Bolt. Mauro P. Garcia Funeral Homes entrusted with the arrangements. Condolences for the family may be left on our website: www.mauropgarcia.com