Alonzo Dwight Twiford

June 19, 1941 - December 18, 2011

06/19/1941 - 12/18/2011

Past Services

Tuesday December 20, 2011
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Altmeyer Funeral Home -Southside Chapel
5792 Greenwich Road
Virginia Beach, VA 23462
757-422-4000 | Directions
Wednesday December 21, 2011
Oak Grove Baptist Church Cemetery
685 Princess Anne Road
Virginia Beach, VA 23457
Wednesday December 21, 2011
11:00 am

Alonzo Dwight Twiford

Virginia Beach – Alonzo Dwight Twiford, 70, passed away Sunday, December 18, 2011. Born in Princess Anne County, he was the son of late Luther and Madeline Twiford. He was a member of Oak Grove Baptist Church and was very active with Cape Henry Model “A” Club.

Dwight leaves behind his loving children, Alicia Dawn Twiford, Lonnie Russell Twiford and wife Grace and Vernon Dale Twiford; three grandchildren, Samantha Twiford, Kayla Twiford and Alexander Brown-Twiford. He is also leaving behind five brothers and sisters; Mary Esse Simmons, Margie Twiford Davis, LaCreause Harris, Joan Murphy and Billy Gilbert. He will be fondly remembered by his dear friend and mother of his children Barbara Spadaccini, and her family Robert Spadaccini, as well as numerous cousins, nieces and nephews. The family wishes to express their deepest appreciation to Dr. Dobbie, Dr. Holladay and all the nurses on the floor of 2 East and 3 East for their excellent care, and a special thank you to sisters, Margie and LaCreause for their hospitality.

Family will receive friends at Altmeyer Funeral Home, 5792 Greenwich Rd., Va Bch, VA 23462 on Tuesday, December 20, 2011 from 5-8PM. Service will be held at Oak Grove Baptist Church, 691 Princess Anne Rd., Va Bch, VA 23457, on Wednesday, December 21, 2011 at 11AM, with burial to follow. Online condolences may be expressed to

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Tina Gindro
8 years ago

Al was a joy to work with at Oceana Commissary. A fair an decent man. He will be sorely missed

alice and bill goff
8 years ago

Bill and I will miss Dwight’s wonderful smile and great attitude about life. Our prayers and thoughts are with his family and we will miss him very much. Alice and Bill Goff

Joyce Hayes
8 years ago

Dwight will surely be missed by all who knew him. Will miss his smile and his kindness.

Nica Fairbanks
8 years ago

I always enjoyed visiting with Dwight. He will be deeply missed by all who knew him. My prayers go out to the family

Katy Maggi
8 years ago

My deepest sympathy goes to the Twiford family! I have many good memories of Mr. Twiford and am very sad to hear of his passing! He will never be forgotten!

Aubrey and Mollie Priddy
8 years ago

Our hearts go out to you on your beloved loved one. Mollie and I remember Dwight many years ago when we worked together at Oceana commissary. We had many good chats in the past about family. I know that he loved his family. Our prayers are with you in a time like this during the holiday season. In Christian love, Butch and Mollie Priddy

Ray & Mary Sciuchetti
8 years ago

To all of Dwight’s family, We are so saddened to learn of Dwight’s passing. We have many found memories of our “Model A” travels together. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

Serena, Tom & Matt Conboy
8 years ago

To all of Dwight’s family, we just want you to know that you are in our prayers. Dwight was a wonderful, kindhearted man and he will be missed by many. He will live on in your hearts.

John & Barbara Addy
8 years ago

To the Twiford Family,

Al was a wonderful man to work with in the Commissary. He was greatly missed when he retired and even more so now. We had the pleasure of running into Al around town occassionally and always had a wonderful conversation with him. Our deepest sympathies on your loss.


John & Barbara Addy

Alexander Brown
4 years ago

He was my palpal I miss him very much

Alexander Brown
4 years ago

My papa was a warm-hearted man and 8 years ago God gave him a new leg and hope, I hope that we will see him when God claims us as his.

Alexander Brown
3 years ago

Papa i miss you it has been ten years in desmber