Graveside funeral services for Verla F. Degges, 88 of Gulfport, Miss., will be held at 11 a.m., Thursday at Pine Ridge Gardens, 28th Street, Gulfport, Miss. Visitation will be from 6 until 8 p.m., Wednesday, March 11, 2009 at the Riemann Family Funeral Home, 11280 Three Rivers Rd., Gulfport, Miss.
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Mrs. Degges passed away on Monday, March 9, 2009 in Bastrop. She was a life-long resident of Gulfport. She was a member of First Presbyterian Church of Gulfport. She retired from the Biloxi VA Hospital.
She was preceded in death by husband, Fulton H. Degges; parents, Mr. and Mrs. D.D. Willison; and a sister, Arlene Willison.
Survivors include Arla F. Orrels and husband, Jacob; two grandchildren, Laura F. Hawthorne and husband, Jes, and Justin F. Orrels and wife, Tara; two great-grandchildren, Kayla and Jessica Hawthorne; and brother, Lorraine Willison and wife, Bernice; and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m., Wednesday, March 11, 2009 at the RIEMANN FAMILY FUNERAL HOME, 11280 Three Rivers Rd., Gulfport.
Published in Bastrop Daily Enterprise from Mar. 10 to Mar. 16, 2009