Margaret E. Thomas

March 27, 1932 - January 12, 2017

03/27/1932 - 01/12/2017

Past Services

Sunday January 15, 2017
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Altmeyer Funeral Home - Chesapeake Chapel
929 Battlefield Blvd S
Chesapeake, VA 23322
(757) 482-3311 | Directions
Monday January 16, 2017

Additional Information:

Cava Baptist Church Cemetery
6560 Blackwater Road
Virginia Beach, VA 23457

Monday January 16, 2017
2:00 pm
Cava Baptist Church
6560 Blackwater Road
Virginia Beach, VA 23457

Margaret E. Thomas, 84, of Gibbs Wood, passed away on January 12, 2017. She was preceded in death by her parents, Herman and Maude Brogeler, husband John, daughter Evelyn (Kirk), great-grandson Ian, brother Herman, and son-in-law Mike Dixon.
She was loved by her children Margaret (Mark), John (Karen), Belinda and Charlie, Posy (Ron) and two nieces Beverly and Diane, a special sister-in-law Edna Rascoe and a special friend Debbie Prescott and Annie Harris. She had 10 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. She was loved by many special friends and family. She loved to fish, loved her flowers and her birds. She will be deeply missed by many.
A visitation will be held on Sunday, January 15, 2017, at Altmeyer Funeral Home, 929 Battlefield Blvd. S, Chesapeake, from 5pm-7pm. Funeral services will be on Monday, January 16, 2017, at 2pm, Cava Baptist Church, 6560 Blackwater Road, VA Beach, followed by a committal at Cava Baptist Church Cemetery. Online condolences may be offered to the family at

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Bonnie Covington Satterthwaite
6 years ago

Always a smile & full of fun!

Pat Ballance Ambrose
6 years ago

Big Margaret & big John, that is what they were known as in my time. We grew up with margaret, John & Evelyn our thought and prayer are with all of you, Mrs. Margaret was a very special lady and will be missed by many she left her mark on everyone that know her so sorry for your lost.

Earl Jackson
6 years ago

Ms Margerat will be missed by all of us.

Joe Webb
6 years ago

Margaret has been a wonderful neighbor to the Back River Rod and Gun Club for many years . Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time of loss.

Randy and Michelle Anderson
6 years ago

So sorry for your loss. She will be deeply missed by all.

Lettie Dozier
6 years ago

To Margaret’s family my sincere sympathy.

Cheryl Ann Miller Bailey
6 years ago

I can not remember a day in my life that I did not know the Thomas Family. They have and always will be a part of me and my memories. I truthfuly have never meet a better or kinder family ever. They have ALL each and everyone of them treated me and my family very good. You were Right about their door is ALWAYS OPEN, and a warm and loving face you will meet. No matter which on of the Thomas Family you happen to see they all have a smile you can never forget. You will always feel at home if they are in your presents and Mama Thomas will LIVE FOREVER IN MY HEART!!! Until we meet again Can you give Evelyn a BIG HUG from me and tell my Mom and Dad I think of them EVERY SINGLE DAY, and I am studing God’s True Words with The Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-Day Saints. I am going to God’s Temple and I will be PRAYING FOR US ALL TO MEET AGAIN AT THE VERY TOP IN GOD’S CELESTRIAL KINGDOM!!!! And Yes Mama we will be right there at the table with our Heavenly Father and His Son Jesus. Hallelujah Oh what a Glorious Day it shall be when we all meet again!!! I say these things in the name of Jesus Christ, Amen

Elizabeth Grimstead Sawyer (Sissy)
6 years ago

My family lived just down the road from Margaret and her family when I was very small,probably 1961 or 62. I remember her always smiling, how she loved her dogs and horses, and her door was always open for anyone who wanted to enter. Deepest sympathy goes out to her family.