Frances M. Riggs

January 26, 1926 - March 20, 2016

01/26/1926 - 03/20/2016

Past Services

Wednesday March 23, 2016
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Altmeyer Funeral Home - Maestas Chapel
1801 Baltic Avenue
Virginia Beach, VA 23451
(757) 428-1112 | Directions
Thursday March 24, 2016
Willowood Cemetery
Sandbridge Rd.
Virginia Beach, VA 23456
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Committal Service

Thursday March 24, 2016
11:00 am
Tabernacle Methodist Church
1265 Sandbridge Rd.
Virginia Beach, Virginia 23456
757-426-2396 | Directions
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Funeral Service

Frances Moyer Riggs, 90, of Virginia Beach passed away on Sunday, March 20, 2016.  She was a lifelong resident of Princess Anne County, Virginia.
She was predeceased by her husband Robert “Toppie” Riggs and great-granddaughter, Sara Karsen.  She is survived by her five children; Robert (Rene), Lewis, Ann Henley (Al), William “Billy” (Beth) and Richard (Kim); eight grandchildren, Christine, Laura, Ashley, Ryan, Shaunna, Michael, Megan, Richard Jr. and Michaela; six great-grandchildren, Evan, Emily, Henley, Hattie, Cameron and Collin.  She is also survived by her adopted son Buddy Carroll and brother Charles Moyer.  She was a member of the Eastern Star, Legion of Honor Golden Unit Wives’ Club and Tabernacle Methodist Church.  She was chief at the Sigma Precinct for 37 years.
A funeral will be conducted Thursday, March 24th at 11:00 am in Tabernacle United Methodist Church, 1265 Sandbridge Rd., in Virginia Beach by the Rev. Jack Davis.  Burial will be a Willowood Cemetery.  The family will receive friends at Altmeyer Funeral Home, 1801 Baltic Ave. in Virginia Beach on March 23rd from 6:00pm-8:00pm.
In lieu of flowers, please click here to make memorial donations to the Tabernacle Methodist Church Heritage Fund.

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Ernest & Nita Smith
8 years ago

Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you
at your time of loss. May God bless all of you and keep you in his tender loving care in the
days ahead.

Helen Clark
8 years ago

To all the family, my sincere condolences on the loss of Francis who played such a special roll in all of your lives. I cherish our friendship of 50 plus years and the memories we made together. It’s comforting to know that she and Toppie are together again. Love and prayers to you all. Helen

Mr and Mrs Dave & Cindy Gilfert
8 years ago

Richard your Mom will greatly missed. We will always remember her kindness and sweet gentle soul. Although words do not take away the sadness you & your family are going through at this time. Just know that she is with the Lord now and Poppie too. Sending our thoughts and prayers.
Love, Dave and Cindy

Steve and Kathy Titus
8 years ago

Words can’t express the heartache we feel for you and your family. We had the blessed opportunity of knowing Frances and we know that heaven has received one of the most special angels. She will be terribly missed and cherished in our memories forever. We are thinking of you during this difficult time. Love, Steve and Kathy

Michael & Nancy McIntyre
8 years ago

With a heavy heart please accept our condolences on the passing of your mom. Nothing in the world can replace her love, But if you are strong enough to face the world, Then she would smile at you from heaven.
So be strong as you always have been.
Mike & Nancy