Alvinene Mosley, a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, passed away peacefully at her home on November 12, 2023, at the age of 86. Born on October 1, 1937, in El Dorado, Arkansas, Alvinene was a beacon of love and kindness, touching the lives of all who knew her.
Alvinene was preceded in death by her parents, J.W. “Pete” Johnson and Jewell Elizabeth (Terrell) Johnson Waller; stepfather Raleigh Waller; brother, Joe Johnson; sons, Billy D. Mosley and Robin T. Mosley.
Alvinene is survived by her loving husband of many years, William D. “Bill” Mosley, Sr. of Magnolia; their daughters, Melisa Estes and husband Bruce of Magnolia, Mitzi Mosley McVoy, and Melinda Mosley Monroe of El Dorado; sisters, Yvonne Henry and Elizabeth Eggleston of El Dorado; grandsons, Brandon Foshee and wife Megan of Arkadelphia, William D. Mosley, III of El Dorado, Ellis McVoy, III and wife Caitlin of Little Rock, and Jordan Estes and wife Nikki of Springhill, LA; granddaughters, Meredith Rowland and husband Brendan of Santa Rosa Beach, Florida, Laura Carrington and husband Carlton of Anahuac, Texas, Michaela McVoy and husband Eric of Fayetteville, Madison Monroe of El Dorado, and Anna Estes of Hot Springs; great grandchildren, Callyn Carrington, Cylas Deets Carrington, Kennedy Carrington, Liam Shaffer, Emerson McVoy, Tyler O’Neal and wife Elizabeth, Montana Rowland, Mackenzie Rowland, Kason Estes, Berkley Estes, Adrianna Estes, and one expectant great grandchild; great-great grandchildren, Penelope and Luca; a host of nephews, nieces, cousins, and friends.
A proud graduate of Strong High School, Alvinene was a spirited cheerleader and basketball player, and it was there in her first semester that she met Bill, the man who would become her lifelong partner. After graduation, Alvinene became a substitute teacher for the Magnolia School District, where she dedicated her time and energy to educating the next generation.
Alvinene’s faith was an integral part of her life. She was a former member of the First Baptist Church in El Dorado, where she grew up, and a member of Central Baptist Church in Magnolia.
In addition to her church involvement, Alvinene was also a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution and the United Daughters of the Confederacy, organizations that allowed her to celebrate and honor her heritage.
A visitation will be held on Thursday, November 16, 2023, from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. at Lewis Funeral Home, Inc. in Magnolia with a graveside service following at 2:30 p.m. at the Antioch East Cemetery with Dr. Mike Seabaugh officiating.
Memorial donations may be made to the Antioch Cemetery Association, 1070 Columbia Rd 295, Magnolia, AR 71753.