Elia Tellez

December 24, 1960 ~ May 18, 2022 (age 61)


Elia Tellez of Sulphur Springs, Texas passed away on May 18, 2022, surrounded by her loving Family.

Elia was born December 24, 1960, in Atotonilco, Zacatecas, Mexico. Daughter of late Antonio Cisneros and Elvira Chavez. Then later met her husband Jose Antonio Tellez and married on April 2, 1975, in Jimenez del Teul, Zacatecas, Mexico. Three years later relocated to Hopkins County and started their beautiful family of four; son, Saul Tellez wife Maria Tellez, daughters, Beneranda Garcia husband Julio Garcia, Patricia Marin husband Federico Marin and Josefina Romero husband Alejandro Romero. Blessed with eleven grandchildren Vanessa Tellez, Cesar Garcia, Leslie Garcia, Estrella Garcia, Anabel Marin, Tracie Marin, Lisa Marin, Ellie Marin, Alex Romero, Janelle Romero, and Jonathan Romero.

In 1983 Antonio and Elia Tellez listened to God’s calling and founded Church Jesus es el Camino from the ground up. Working in God’s plan and never letting any obstacle push them down. Blessed with a huge church family that has stood by their side for the past 39 years. Elia has touched countless lives either at church or at work. She was a huge blessing to many who crossed her path. Her Faith grew more and more throughout the years, she always stood her ground no matter the situation.

Visitation will be held at 8:00pm, Saturday 28th, 2022 at Church Jesus es el Camino 329 FM-900, Saltillo, TX. 75478. Funeral Service 10:00am Sunday 29th, 2022 at Church Jesus es el Camino. Burial Services will follow at 2:00pm at Shooks Chapel Cemetery 31 County Road 1104, Sulphur Springs, TX. 75482.

Pallbearers include Antonio Tellez, Saul Tellez, Humberto Cisneros, Julio Garcia, Federico Marin, Alejandro Romero, Cesar Garcia, and Alex Romero. Flowers can be sent to West Oak Funeral Home, 500 S. Hillcrest Dr, Sulphur Springs Tx, 75482. Arrangements are under the direction of West Oaks Funeral Home. www.westoaksfuneralhome.com

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