Hillcrest Funeral Home


Josefina Tellez

29 mayo , 193022 julio , 2020

Josefina “Nanny” Tellez, 90, was called home by our Lord on July 22, 2020. Although her family could not physically be by her side amidst these times, all were with her in spirit. With prayers by her bedroom window, and love sent from afar, Nanny left this earthly world in peace and tranquility. She was a devoted wife, a caring mother, a generous grandmother, and the Queen of her family. Nanny was born on May 29, 1930 in El Paso, Texas. She attended El Paso High School, and graduated to prepare for the world that was to come. When her soldier returned from World War II, she was eager to marry and begin her family. She joyfully served as a housewife, where she cared for a home and 4 children. Throughout her life, she served our Lord, prayed regularly, and trusted in His will. Although her life may have been filled with several challenges, to include the loss of 2 of her children, she remained close to God knowing that she would be reunited with them again. She enjoyed cooking for her family, taking camping trips, playing her slot machines in Vegas, and getting dressed to the nines! Her family was her pride and joy, and there was nothing she wouldn’t do for them. Nanny leaves behind her sons Albert Jr. (Rita) and Joe (Chari); her grandchildren Jennifer and Jackie (Kevin), Yvonne, Christy, Denise (Jon), Rey (Liz), Mitchie (Saul), Eddie, Joey, Alex (Yesenia), and Victoria; her great-grandchildren, Harper, Tommy Jr. & Johnny, Jaden & Joslyn, Olivia & Chloe, Ashley, Nathan, Bryan, Brandon & Eli, Sebastian and Aubrey. She is preceded in death by her beloved husband, Adalberto “Popo” Tellez, her daughter Rosella, her son Oscar, her siblings Oscar, Alex and Julieta, and her parents Alejandro and Soledad.


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Josefina Tellez



28 julio , 2020

Albert and Joe, There are so many memories of your mother (Great Cook, we never went hungry.. She is now resting in peace with your Dad, Rosela and Oscar. You and your brother are but a mere testament of what Love of Family is. I know you will miss her, but she is now with our Lord and Savior. Your children and grandchildren will carry her love for generations to come never to be forgotten but admired for the love she had for her family. May she rest in peace my brothers. Amen

Elsa Howard

27 julio , 2020

Mi más sentido pésame a la familia Tellez. Comparto su pena desde lo más profundo de mi corazón, junto con mis hijos; Diana y Alexis. Agradezco a Dios primeramente por ponerme en la vida de los Señores Tellez, “Popo y Josie. Gracias a Dios primeramente y a Chari y Joe q fueron quien me llevaron a la vida de ellos. Tuve el privilegio de cuidarlos en sus últimos años de vida,. Josie estuvo feliz y descanso en paz hasta su último aliento, sólo me queda agradecer a Albert y Joe, por darme esa oportunidad y confianza para cuidar de ellos.

Juany Roman

25 julio , 2020

I never met "Nanny" but in a way I feel I met her through the love of her granddaughter Mitch. In the years I know Mitch she has always spoken with so much love and care for her "Nanny" that I know she taught her and inspired her to be the amazing mother she is now. I am very sorry for your loss Mitch but at the same time I think you were blessed and shaped by the eternal love of your grandmother. We love you and we are here for you all. Oscar, Juany, Cristian and Gabriel

Juanita Molina

25 julio , 2020

Mrs. Téllez, God has decided to let you Rest In Peace. You will always be remembered in the neighborhood and in our heart. To the family may God give you strength and peace. My most sincere condolences. Your neighbors and friends The Molina Family🙏🏼


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