Virginia Lemma, 85, of Corpus Christi died Thursday, July 31, 2008.

She was born May 17, 1923 in Olden to George O. and Ruby H. Carpenter Lemma. She retired after 29 years of civil service from Corpus Christi Army Depot.

She graduated from Luling High School and enjoyed working on plans for her high school reunions.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Clydeine and Bill Meadors of Corpus Christi; two grandsons, Troy and Rodney Meadors; her great-grandchildren, Cassidy, Trace, Tabbitha, Troy Forest, Andrea and Derrick.

Graveside funeral services were conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 2, at the Luling City Cemetery in Luling. Burial followed.

Sawyer-George Funeral Home