Nellie Garcia Rennels

Nellie Garcia Campos Rennels, of Pima, entered into eternal life early Tuesday morning, December 18, 2018, at the Mt. Graham Regional Medical Center, after a long battle with diabetes and heart disease. Nellie was 69.

Nellie was the most caring, kind-hearted and free-spirited mother, wife, sister and friend to all. Her top priority was always her family.

Nellie leaves behind: two daughters, Toni Ortega and Stephanie Rios; her granddaughter, Jania Rios; a husband, Arlen Rennels; two brothers, Joe Campos and Romulo Campos; two sisters, Julia Riveria and Pauline Campos; five additional grandchildren, Amber Ortega, Theresa Ortega, Mario Ortega, Ruben Ortega and Aiden Pierce; and many great-grandchildren.

She will be missed by countless family member and friends. She will be received: by her mother, Julie Garcia Campos; her father, Romulo P. Campos; three brothers, Simon Campos, Jesse Campos and Carlos Campos; and a son, Ernesto Ortega.

Funeral services for Nellie will be conducted Friday, December 28, 2018, at 3:00 p.m., at Vining Funeral Home’s “Chapel of the Valley”. Concluding services will follow in the Bryce Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Thursday evening, December 27, 2018, from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and Friday afternoon from 2:00 p.m. until service time at 3:00 p.m., also the funeral home.

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Arrangements are entrusted to Vining Funeral Home.