Maria Guadalupe "Lupita" Arias Garza, 59, died on Tuesday, June 16, 2009, surrounded by her family.

She was born on May 22, 1950 in Robstown to David H. and Delfina R. Arias. She was a loan officer for over 25 years.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and her brother, Armando Arias.

She is survived by her sons, David Arias II of Robstown, and Mark (Ada) Garcia of Corpus Christi; daughter, Lupita Arias of Robstown; two sisters, Margot A. Garcia of Robstown, and Irma Arias of Corpus Christi; brother, Rolando (Santos) Arias of Robstown; sister-in-law, Julia (the late Armando) Arias; mother of her grandchildren, Jackie Arias; two grandchildren, Tiffany Amber Arias and David Anthony Arias; her friend, Michelle Gonzalez; and numerous cousins, nieces, nephews, great-nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends.

A Rosary was recited at 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday, June 18 and 19, in the Ramon Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral Mass was celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 20, at St. Anthony Catholic Church. Interment followed at St. Anthony Cemetery.

Ramon Funeral Home Inc.