Virginia Lee Summa, Maryville, Missouri died at her home Friday, February 22, 2019. She was born in Maryville January 15, 1929 to Frank Herman and Emma Jane (Breedlove) Wilmes.
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On July 28, 1948, Virginia married John Lester Summa in Maryville. He preceded her in death February 29, 2000.
A 1946 graduate of Maryville High School, she also attended Northwest Missouri State College. She had worked at Della's Style Shop and Clara's Fashions before joining the work force in 1969 at Nodaway Valley Bank and retiring from there in 1991.
Virginia was a member of St. Gregory Barbarigo Catholic Church and was a member of many organizations, Sigma Sigma Sigma Alumni, P.E.O. Chapter KP, St. Francis Hospital Auxiliary, Nodaway County Historical Society, St. Gregory's Guild and St. Therese's Circle.
Virginia loved cooking and entertaining (especially family), making quilts for grandchildren and great-grandchildren and working outside with the flowers.
Preceding her in death were her parents, husband, son, Doug Summa, sisters Maxine Moran and Emma Carroll and brothers William J. Frank and Robert Joseph Wilmes.
Surviving Virginia are daughters: Becky (John) Sullivan, Leawood, Kansas; Valerie (Jim) Riddle, Kansas City, MO; Joni (Mike) Nelson, Keller, TX; Gina (Tim) Mackey, Maryville, MO; son Kevin (Carol) Summa, Kansas City, MO; daughter-in-law, Carla Summa-Herman, Omaha, NE; 18 grandchildren and 30 great-grandchildren.
Parish Rosary will be 6:30 PM Tuesday February 26, 2019, followed by a visitation from 7:00-9:00 PM at St. Gregory Barbarigo Catholic Church.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00AM Wednesday February 27, 2019, also at the church.
The family suggests donations to St. Gregory's Church or St. Gregory's School, both in Maryville.
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.pricefuneralhomemaryville.com