I saw this request at the Alameda County message board at Ancestry.com:
"I am searching for the family of Manuel and Nora Neves Avilla. They had 3 children - Clarence, Laverne and Marie. They should at least be on the 1920 and 1930 Alameda Co. census but I cannot find them. Does anyone have any knowledge of this family? Thanks. Judy"
To follow is the obituary of Clarence Avilla. I hope that you find it helpful. From the Modesto Bee, dated 11 May 1993: