Theresa Anne Nixon

January 25, 1948 - June 22, 2020

01/25/1948 - 06/22/2020

Past Services

Thursday July 23, 2020
6:00 pm
Altmeyer Funeral Home - Chesapeake Chapel
929 Battlefield Blvd S
Chesapeake, VA 23322
(757) 482-3311 | Directions

Chesapeake – Theresa Anne Nixon, 72, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, June 22, 2020. Born in Norfolk, she was the daughter of the late William “Rex” Jones and Mary E. Jones and was predeceased by her brothers, Malcolm Dail and William “Roby” Jones, and other loved ones.
A beloved mom and nana, she is survived by her son and daughter, William “Bubba” Smith (Stephanie) and Cindy Smith; two granddaughters, Melissa Smith Carroll (Jeremy) and Danielle Smith; five great-grandchildren, Collin Walker, and Caleb, Elinor, Emma, and Carsten Carroll; two aunts, E. Faye Brown and Margaret Hathaway, and their families; and a nephew, Brian Dail. By the blending of families, Theresa gained three more grandchildren and a dear friend; Kody, Brody, and Skylar Comparto, and Lois Dunlow. She loved each of us dearly.
Theresa was a member of The Rescue Church, Portsmouth. She cherished her friends and Christian brothers and sisters. Her dearest friend, Renée Copley, was so faithful to her and loved her well. Theresa overflowed with gratitude for even the smallest expressions of love. She didn’t take life for granted and never missed an opportunity to tell of God’s goodness. She was faithful, despite her health, to be with her family whenever she could.

A memorial service will be held at Altmeyer Funeral Home, 929 S. Battlefield Blvd., Chesapeake, with a reception to follow on Thursday, July 23, 2020 at 6:00 pm. Please share a memory with the family at  In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made toward arrangements to honor Theresa’s life at
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Theresa Sorey
2 years ago

In Loving memories sorry for the loss of a kind & caring person you will be missed!

Joy lineberry
2 years ago

I’ve known Theresa a long time . She was always nice to me. I’m definitely going to miss her but she’s in heaven with with other family members. She is an Angel in heaven now. I’m so sorry for y’all’s loss Bubba and Cindy but she’s pain free now. Sending my thoughts and prayers. I can’t make it due to my health but I will be there in spirit

Charles & Valorie Oakes
2 years ago

Our thoughts and prayers are with the family during this difficult time. Bubba and Cindy, your mother lived a full life and may she rest in peace.

Ray & Eleanor Brickhouse
2 years ago

I know you walk with God Theresa with His arm wrapped around you to see your Mom, Dad and Brother’s. You will be missed by those of us left behind My heartfelt sorrow to the family

Catherine Roache
2 years ago

Sorry to hear of your loss. She was s very kind and loving woman. She loved Jesus and made sure she told you about him too. I pray God will comfort you all during your loss.

Sonya Garrison .
2 years ago

I’m so sorry for your loss Bubba and Cindy. I never got to know your mom real well but the few times that I did go visit her with Timmy She always welcomed me with open arms. I pray that God comforts you and your family and helps you get through this time of grief.

Evelyn Colonna
2 years ago

I did not know Theresa but I’ve heard so many good things about her from her son Bubba that I feel like I do. She must have been a wonderful mom and nana. Prayers to the family.

Collin Walker
2 years ago

I love you Nana, fly high. I will miss you so much.