Sylvania “Alice” Padilla passed away surrounded by her family at the age of 94 years old in Carrollton, Texas, on Thursday, Au. 9, 2018. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, in The Chapel at Griffin ~ Hillcrest Funeral Home of Ardmore. Interment to follow in McAlister Cemetery, Ardmore.
Sylvania was born July 26, 1924, to Will and Susie (Cooper) Shoemaker at Overbrook.  She married John Padilla in 1940 in Dallas, Texas. From this marriage came six daughters. Alice was a grandmother to many and will be dearly missed by all.
She was preceded in death by her parents, daughter, Delores Rodriguez, grandson Vincent, and her five brothers and sisters.
Alice is survived by five daughters: Mary Duarn, Vera Marquez, Sylvia Cantu, Rebecca Saucedo, and Antonia Maldonado, sixteen grandchildren, and host of family and friends.
Serving as pallbearers will be her grandsons.
Prayer services will be held on Monday evening, from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m., at Griffin ~ Hillcrest.
Condolences may be left at www.griffinhillcrest.com.