October 27, 1930 - June 21, 2019
Alice Ramos Manzanares Maxwell of Farmers Branch, Texas, passed away on June 21, 2019 at the age of 88.
A celebration of her life will be at 9:30 am on Wednesday, June 26, 2019 at First Baptist Church of Farmers Branch, 13017 William Dodson Pkwy, Farmers Branch, TX 75234, with Rev. Sam Underwood officiating. Interment will follow at Restland Memorial Park Cemetery, 13005 Greenville Road, Dallas, Texas 75243.
Family will be receiving friends and family for visitation and viewing from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm on Tuesday, June 25, 2019 in the Brooks Family Chapel of the North Dallas Funeral Home, 2710 Valley View Lane, Farmers Branch, Texas 75234.
Alice (Elisa) was born October 27, 1930 in Dallas, Texas, to Guadalupe and Leonora Jara Ramos. When her mother died a few months later, her father made the difficult decision to have Anselmo and Anna Manzanares raise her. She graduated from North Dallas HS in 1948 and took a night class at Crozier Tech. She married Carroll Maxwell on Aug. 10, 1950. They had four children. She was active in many organizations supporting her children’s activities, the community and church. She was a member of First Baptist Church Farmers Branch dating back to 1960. She spent 20+ years teaching at Mrs. Murphy’s Day Care Center. She spent the remainder of her career as an administrative assistant for several companies. She was also a part-time nanny for many families.
She was proceeded in death by her husband, Hubert Carroll Maxwell, both sets of parents; her Manzanares siblings, Gladys, Hope, Mary, Joe and Jesse; and her Ramos siblings Alberto, Rodolfo, Luis, Bertha and Juan.
She is survived by her children, Richard (Rick) Maxwell and wife, Eve; Michael (Mike) Maxwell and wife, Linda; David Maxwell; Elisa Maxwell Crowder and husband, David; her grandchildren Chris Maxwell, Jeremy Maxwell, Jessica Maxwell, Nate Maxwell and wife, Merrill, Andrew Maxwell and wife, Caitlin, Carroll Crowder, Brian Crowder, six great grandchildren and three great, great grandchildren; her sister, Honi (Clementine) Manzanares Ramos and husband Dan; along with many nieces and nephews from both the Manzanares and Ramos families.
In lieu for flowers, donations can be made to FBC (First Baptist Church) of Farmers Branch, 13017 William Dodson Pkwy, Farmers Branch, TX 75234.
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