Mrs. Villegas was born April 28, 1924 in San Juan to Pedro Garza and Jacinta Garza. Lina and Apolonio Villegas were married on May 20, 1940.
Survivors include her daughters, Chita Villegas, Nancy Villegas, Connie Villegas, Angie Villegas, Ninfa Villegas, Maria Villegas, Janie Villegas, and Lupe Villegas; sons, Loretto Villegas and Richard Villegas; thirty eight grandchildren; numerous great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren.
Preceded in death by her parents; husband; three infant children; sons, Apolonio Villegas Jr., Noe Villegas, and Hill Villegas; and daughters Olga Villegas and Dora Villegas.
Visitation was held Sunday April 14 at Rhodes Funeral Home in Karnes City with funeral services held at 10 a.m. Monday, April 15 at the funeral home.
Interment followed in the Karnes City Latin Cemetery. Rev. Sue Huntsman officiated.
Pallbearers were Kirk Sczepanik, Joseph Barkley, Jeremy Coronado, Andreas Coronado, Jr., Connie Villegas, and Henry Garcia, Jr. Honorary pallbearers were Felix Saenz, Sr., Andreas Coronado, Sr., and Lorenzo Saenz, Jr.
Funeral services were entrusted to Rhodes Funeral Home, Inc. of Karnes City.