A native of American Samoa, she was the daughter of the late Lagilagialeaso Tupuola and Samasoni Muasau Leama.

A military wife, she resided in Columbus since 1986 and retired from Columbus Bank and Trust Company's Imaging Department. She was a member of the Samoan Christian Congregation.

Other than her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Sinatiloa Muasau and a son-in-law, Kam Timoteo.

Surviving are a loving and devoted husband, SFC Retired Lealava'a Tupuola Tuiolosega; her children, Vaouli Muasau(Jucy), Loretta E. Taupau(Charles), Peresia A. Seau(Riley), Jed L. Tuiolosega(Cynthia), Joyce L. Timoteo and Carson J. Tuiolosega(Naomi); her grandchildren, Julliam, Jasmine, Villiam, Janzen, Jazenjully, Vernice, Samasoni, Alisa, Grace, Riley, Jr. and Josiah; her brothers, Misipati Leama Muasau Leaasaasalemalaeosaualii(Fatifatiao), Misiuaita Leama(Aliitaeao) and Vaouli Leama(Afioga); and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.