Dallas Works Memorial - Employees In Remembrance

Alvin Minatrea ALVIN MINATREA, 75, of Garland, TX passed away April 5, 2019, with burial in the North Fairview Cemetery at Wellington, TX. He was born on July 9, 1943 in Wellington, TX to Willis F. & Loraine I. Turner Minatrea. He graduated from Quail High School in 1961 and married Linda Lesley in Feb. of 1969 in Memphis. Alvin was a deputy sheriff for John Rainey in Collingsworth County for several years. In 1974, he went to work for Western Electric, now known as AT&T, in their security department. Alvin was later promoted to Management Associate of Security and Contract Services retiring in 2002. He served in the Texas National Guard for 6 years and was a member of the Faith Baptist Church. Alvin was preceded in death by his parents; 3 sisters Wanda Manuel, Linda Williams and LaVerne Armstrong, and a brother Floyd Minatrea. He is survived by his wife of 50 years Linda of Garland; 2 sisters Freida Hartman of Wellington and LaNell Doss and her husband Ricky of Yorktown, TX and several nieces and nephews.