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Frances Moyer Riggs

January 26, 1926 - March 20, 2016

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.

Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Altmeyer Funeral Home - Maestas Chapel

1801 Baltic Avenue
Virginia Beach, VA 23451

Service Information

Date: Thursday, March 24, 2016

Time: 11:00 am


Tabernacle Methodist Church

1265 Sandbridge Rd.
Virginia Beach, Virginia 23456

Funeral Service

Cemetery Information

Date: Thursday, March 24, 2016


Willowood Cemetery

Sandbridge Rd.
Virginia Beach, VA 23456

Committal Service

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