Church Service for Avelina M. Madrid, age 80, of Muleshoe, Texas, was scheduled for 11:00 AM, Tuesday, January 29, 2019 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Muleshoe with Father Heriberto Mercado of Muleshoe officiating. Rosary will be said at 6:00 PM, Sunday, January 27, 2019 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Muleshoe and 6:00 PM, Monday, January 28, 2019 at Ellis Funeral Home Chapel in Muleshoe. Burial will be in Muleshoe Memorial Park. Avelina died Friday, January 25, 2019 in Muleshoe. She was born June 9, 1938 in Anton Chico, New Mexico to Manuel and Margareta (Romero) Morales. She married Juan Madrid in Anton Chico on June 16, 1954.
Avelina was a member of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church where she was a faithful member of the choir. She was also a member of the Ladies Auxiliary of the VFW, Post 8570 in Muleshoe. Avelina is preceded in death by a daughter, Maria; her parents; a sister, Estella Baca; and two brothers, Apolinario Morales and Manuel Morales Jr.
Avelina is survived by her husband, Juan; her four sons, Dennis Madrid and his wife, Sandra of Lubbock, Texas, Juan Madrid, Jr. of Aledo, Texas, Earl Madrid and his wife, Paula of Muleshoe, Texas and Matthew Madrid of Columbia, Illinois; her daughter, Mariann Anzaldua of Muleshoe, Texas; three sisters, Maria Lucero of Pueblo, Colorado, Amelia Madrid of Mora, New Mexico and Vickie Berman of Pueblo, Colorado; 12 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; and 12 great-great-grandchildren.
The family suggests memorials be sent to the American Cancer Society, 3513 – 10th Street, Lubbock, Texas, 79415. Online condolences may be made at www.ellisfuneralhomes.com