Nellie Lucero Leon 83, of Tucson, AZ was welcomed home by God on July 6, 2013. She joins her beloved husband, Edward "Lefty/Surdo" Leon and her parents, Thomas and Teresa Noriega in heaven. She is survived by her children, Hilda (Alfonso), Virginia, Gloria (Arnold), Tina (Walter), Eddie Jr. (Esther), Tommy (Wendy) and her sister, Ramona Velasquez including her adored great-grandchildren. The center of Nellie's life was her family. She lived life with such amazing grace and beauty and unwavering faith. Proverbs 31:10 describes her virtuous life. Nellie will be missed by all who knew and loved her. Viewing 9:00 a.m., Monday, July 15, 2013 at St. Margaret Mary Church, Tucson, AZ, with Rosary at 10:00 a.m. Mass at 10:30 a.m., then burial at Holy Hope Cemetery followed by a Memorial at El Casino Ballroom. Family and friends may express their condolences by visiting www.carrillostucsonmortuary.com
Arrangements by CARRILLO'S TUCSON MORTUARY, INC.