Frances Bynum Alvarez

Published 9:37 pm Friday, August 29, 2014

Frances Bynum Alvarez

 August 26, 2014

Frances L. “Tootsie” Bynum Alvarez, 67, of Sylvania, GA, passed away Tuesday, August 26, 2014.

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The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014 at Ivey Funeral Home Chapel with Mr. Gerald Carroll officiating. Interment will follow at Memory Hill Cemetery in Dothan, Ala. at 2 p.m. CST.

The family will receive friends from 9 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014 at Ivey Funeral Home prior to the funeral service. Online visitors may sign the guest register at Memorial donations may be made to National Breast Cancer Foundation, Inc., 2600 Network Boulevard, Suite 300, Frisco, Texas 75034 or to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, Tenn. 38105.

Mrs. Alvarez was born Oct. 26, 1946 in Alabama, the daughter of Alvin Bynum and Lossie Mae Ready Bynum. She was a homemaker and enjoyed taking care of the children of her large extended family. Drinking Coffee, Quilting, “junking”, fishing, playing card games, and cooking were her favorite pastimes. Above all else, she loved her family.

Survivors include her sons, Scott H. Alvarez and his wife, Brenda, of Port St. Lucie, Fla., Nelson A. Alvarez and his wife, Jill, of Sylvania, Ga., and Tico H. B. Alvarez of Stuart, Fla.; her sister, Janice Hayes of Donalsonville, Ga.; and her grandchildren, Jarrid, Richard, Katelyn, Walter, Diana, Jamie, and Maranda.

She was preceded in death by her parents and siblings; Eleanor Head, Mattie Ament, and James Bynum.

Ivey  Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.