Saturnina "Nina" Alvarez Baldwin

January 24, 1940 - November 29, 2020

Nina Alvarez Baldwin of Plano, Texas passed away November 29, 2020 at the age of 80.  She was born on January 24, 1940 to Antonio Alvarez and Isabel (Gonzalez) in El Real De La Jara, Spain.  Nina married Larry Baldwin on January 14, 1964 in Sevilla, Spain. She was involved with Dallas International Women’s Club and Spanish Church at First United Methodist Plano.  Nina was a Special Needs Teachers Aid for many years.  She was a longtime member of First United Methodist Plano.

Nina is survived by her beloved husband of 56 years, Larry Baldwin of Plano, Texas; daughter, Marguerite Fenton and husband, Patrick; grandchildren, Nadia Schwartz, Kevin Fenton, Aidan Fenton, all of Plano, Texas; sisters, Dolores Alvarez, Puri Alvarez, and Isabel Alvarez, all of Sevilla, Spain; brother, Manolo Alvarez of Sevilla, Spain; brothers-in-law, Brent Baldwin and wife, Shana of St. Louis, Missouri and Randy Baldwin and wife, Nancy of Austin, Texas; sister-in-law, Lonna Turner and husband, Ed of Houston, Texas; and many nieces, nephews, other loving family and friends.

She was preceded in death by parents, Antonio and Isabel Alvarez; daughter, Nina Jackson; brothers, Juan Alvarez, Antonio Alvarez, and Jose Alvarez.

A private graveside service will be held at Ridgeview Memorial Park in Allen.

A “come and go” visitation will be held on Sunday evening, December 6, 2020, from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Chapel, 2525 Central Expressway North, Allen, Texas 75013.   Only a limited number of guests will be allowed to enter the funeral home facility at any one time to maintain social distancing.

The family request in lieu of flowers that memorial contributions be made to North Texas Food Bank,, in Nina’s honor with her having grown up with the memories of hunger. Also, please use the following address to send an e-card when making a donation.


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Judy and I are so sorry to hear of your loss. You and she were a grand pair and had a wonderful life together. May God bless you and yours. Helmut Tramposch, December 15, 2020 My deepest condolences for your family, Marguerite! I never met your mom, but if she is anything like you, she is a gem! Blessings to you and your family. Cory Terrell, December 7, 2020 My love and prayers to all of the family. Nina was a beautiful, loving and compassionate person who is loved and already missed so very much. Lindy Brown , December 6, 2020 Sweet sister Marguerite, I am so very sorry for the loss of your precious momma. I know she is dancing in heaven with Jesus. Sending you and your family big hugs. We love you. Kevin, Cheryl, Shelby, and Sydney Jones Cheryl Jones, December 6, 2020 I am so sorry for your loss. Losing one’s mother is very difficult, whether you are 5 years old or 75 when it happens. Y’all are in my prayers. Les Howard, December 4, 2020 So sorry to hear of Nina’s passing. To have so many years with someone you love is priceless. Donna (Arnn) Waterson Donna Waterson, December 4, 2020 Dear sweet cousin Nina, you will be sorely missed. I will always remember your amazing smile and wonderfully sweet and charming personality. You were always so kind and loving. God speed sweet cousin. Price Johnson, December 3, 2020 I once had the privilege to meet and pray with Nina and Larry and Marguerite, they are sweet people who love one another passionately. I know that Nina will be greatly missed by her family and friends in this life. My wife and I are, and have been, in prayer for all of you and will continue to do so, petitioning for peace, strength, and comfort in the midst of great sorrow and grief. -Love in Christ, David and Dixie Ross "Come to Me, all you who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest." Matt. 11:28 David & Dixie Ross, December 3, 2020 I'm so very sorry for your loss. Even though I never met Nina, I feel like I knew her. Such a sweet lady with such a great smile. I am praying for all of you as you go through the next several days and beyond. Praying for peace, comfort and stamina that can only come from our Heavenly Father. May you feel His presence in a mighty way. Martha Batts, December 3, 2020 Please accept my heartfelt condolences for the loss of your sweet Nina. I have lost a very dear friend and will miss her very much. Also accept condolences from Celeste Colmenero, Efrem and Erica Colmenero. May she Rest In Peace.
Felipita Colmenero, December 2, 2020 Dear Baldwin Family, We had the honor to meet Nina, many years ago. We kept in our best memories her sweet, friendly and sincere way to be. For her entire family our prayers and condolences. Fondly, Carlos & Carmen Valdivia, December 2, 2020 Although we were just kids at the time, I remember Mrs. Nina as a very sweet, cheerful and happy lady. She and Larry always welcomed us with open arms. We love you all very much. The Ernhart family Laura Cheri, December 2, 2020 I'm sorry very sorry for your loss. Please accept my deepest heartfelt condolences during this most difficult time and the days ahead. My thoughts and prayers are with you All 
Dickie Wallace - Ocean View - Norfolk , Virginia, December 2, 2020 I will never forget you and your sweet voice through the phone. I always had you by my side even in the distance and I'm so grateful for that. I will keep you in my heart and memories forever. I love you to the moon and back. All your Spanish family sends to heaven lots of hugs so you can receive them. Rest in peace, sweet tita Nina. Cristina, December 2, 2020 I am so sorry for your loss Larry and family. I shall never forget the day I met Nina at Camp Pendleton! I thought I was going to be meeting someone from Texas. Was I surprised. You were such good friends to us. I shall cherish those memories. Mary Hicks, December 2, 2020 Larry, God bless you and the rest of the Baldwin family during this time. Art Swisher, December 2, 2020 She was an incredible lady. I shall never forget her hug and peck on the cheek she always gave me when I saw her at church. Condolences and prayers of peace and comfort to Larry and all the family as she takes her place beside her Heavenly Father awaiting her loved ones to join her at some future time. In the meantime, you will be grievously missed! Larry & Linda Rogers, December 2, 2020