Tena “Mama Tena” Carol Alvarez Douglas, 73, of Tifton passed away Friday, September 25, 2020, at Tift Regional Medical Center. A memorial visitation will be held for Mama Tena on Wednesday, September 30, 2020, from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Bowen-Donaldson Home for Funerals.
Born June 27, 1947 in Ocala, Florida, Mama Tena was the daughter of the late Carroll Alvarez and Gladys Enzign Alvarez. Before retiring, she worked as a dental hygienist and a paraprofessional. She loved her dogs, going to the beach and, most of all, her family.
Mama Tena is survived by her husband of 50 years, Leon Douglas of Tifton; two sons and daughters-in-law, Doug and Barbara Douglas and Toby and Kara Douglas, all of Tifton; a daughter-in-law, Jana Douglas; one brother and sister-in-law, Denny and Frankie Alvarez of Waycross; one sister and brother-in-law, Becky and Billy Dellinger of Dunnellen, Florida; two grandchildren, Anna Grace Douglas and Tanner Douglas; one niece, Angela Parker; two nephews, Daniel Alvarez and his wife Dana and Wynton Hall and several great-nieces and great-nephews.
Memorial gifts may be made to the Shriner’s Hospital for Crippled Children, at shrinershospitalsforchildren.org/sac.