Virginia A. Martinez died on Jan. 27, 2009.

She was born on Aug. 8, 1953 in Robstown to Dionicio and Aurelia Arellano. She was a homemaker.

She was preceded in death by her daughters, Melissa Govan, Viola Hernandez; her son, Martin Hernandez III; and her brother, Julian Arellano.

Survivors are her daughters, Veronica (Anthony Greaves) Dixon of Robstown, and Vanessa Martinez Marines of Banquete; her sisters, Dominga Gonzalez of Corpus Christi, and Carolina (Ruben) Pena of Robstown; her brothers, Luis (Sara) Arellano, Dionicio (Christina) Arellano Jr., Juan (Lisa) Arellano, all of Robstown, and Roberto (Nancy) Arellano of Houston; 13 grandchildren; and numerous other relatives and friends.

Funeral service was held at 1 p.m. Friday, Jan. 30, at Iglesia Filadelphia. Burial followed at Duncan Cemetery in Robstown.

Ramon Funeral Home Inc.