Mary Frances Thieman

November 24, 1932 - March 28, 2015

11/24/1932 - 03/28/2015

Mary Frances Thieman

Virginia Beach – Mary Frances Thieman passed away March 28, 2015. She was born in Princess Anne County to the late Cordie and Garland Strawhand. Frances was an amazing and selfless woman, always thinking of others before herself. She was a member of Oak Grove Baptist Church, loved the Lord, enjoyed cooking, fishing, sewing, crocheting, quilting, working in the yard, riding in the golf cart, sharing chocolate and above all, loving, caring for and spoiling her family. Frances was a kind, gentle soul who loved everyone and always had a kind word and beautiful smile to share. She was predeceased by a son, Warren Lee Thieman Judy.

Left to cherish her memory are her loving husband of 63 years, Gene Thieman; children, Linda Xenakis Nick, Theodore “Ted” Thieman Gayle, Debbie Perkins Jimmy, David Thieman Kim, and Cheryl Childress Mike; grandchildren, Jeremiah Lynsey, Jessie Jeremy, Josh Kim, Ben Ashley, Matthew, Alicia Chuck, Jeb Katy, Megan Jamie, Melissa, Dylan, Andrew, Jared Katie, Kirsten, Michael, and Stephen; great grandchildren. Nicholas, Sam, Mahayla, Jameson, Madison, Elijah, Aiden, Xiah, and Zara; and a host of other family and friends. Frances was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister, aunt and friend that will leave a void in our lives forever.

The family will be receiving friends at Altmeyer Funeral Home, Chesapeake, on Wednesday from 6:00 pm until 7:30 pm. A celebration of Frances’s life will be held on Thursday at 11:00 am at Oak Grove Baptist Church with Pastor Chuck Moseley officiating. Burial and a reception will immediately follow. Memorial donations may be made to the Oak Grove Baptist Church New Building Fund. Condolences may be expressed to the family

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Angela Jeanne and Lisa Thieman
8 years ago

Bless you and love you

Patti Giancola
8 years ago

Dearest Family:

Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. May God bless you always and hold on to all the beautiful memories of Frances and treasure each one.

With deepest sympathy,

Alice White, Patti and Joe Giancola, Welton and Diana Ewell

8 years ago

Gene and family, it is with sadness mixed with joy that I received this news from Gene on Monday, sadness for all of you that will miss her, JOY for her that this life holds her here no more and she is now where we all are destined to be through our Lord Jesus Christ. You are all in my prayers… I shall miss her too! I love you Gene & family.

Chaplain Emeritus, Rev. Don Staton

Danny &Gina Johnson
8 years ago

Gina and I are very blessed to have known Miss Frances. Our condolences go out to all of the family and you are in our thoughts and prayers.

Linda Strawhand Reinhold
8 years ago

I didn’t know Frances well, but from the times our paths have crossed through her dear family, I know she will be greatly missed. My thoughts and prayers go out to her family. Take comfort in your many memories!

Jerry and Kathy Blowe
8 years ago

May God comfort all of you at this time. We will always cherish the time we had together at Holly Springs. Mrs. Thieman was such a wonderful and sweet person. God bless you.

Thelma Vann
8 years ago

May the love and friendship of friends and family be with you in the next few weeks….this was a very nice lady and was so friendly to everyone she came in contact with….I will sure miss one….

Tom Coyne
8 years ago

My condolences to you Gene and your

family. I have always cherished your

friendship and I know how much Frances

meant to you. Be comforted knowing she

is in a better place and will see JESUS before you you do.GOD bless you

and your family. I will keep you in

my prayers.

Your Friend,

Tom Coyne

Lynne Bailey
8 years ago

My dear friend oh how I will miss you! It was difficult to say goodbye but what a comfort to know you are with our Heavenly Father enjoying a long deserved rest! I will forever cherish the friendship we shared. Love and prayers to all of your family for whom you cared for so lovingly. May they look up, as you would have, to deal with their loss! Until we meet again!! Love, Lynne

Evelyn Ruark Sutphin
8 years ago

Our condolences to Gene and all the family. Frances was a wonderful friend and neighbor, especially to my mother as she got older. I always thought she had the most beautiful smile. She will be missed by so many friends and family. Our prayers and thoughts are with all of you. God bless.

Evelyn and Scottie

Mary and Bill Gericke
8 years ago

Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this great loss of Frances. We are with you in our hearts and minds and our thoughts and prayers go out to you. Frances was an important part of our life and we have spent many happy times with her and Gene and family thruout the years.Love, Mary and Bill

Al Riggs
8 years ago

Shank, I am very sorry to hear of the passing of your mother. Sincerely, Al

Rev. Larry Williams
8 years ago

So sorry for your loss, you all are in my prayers. Peace be upon you.

8 years ago

We were fortunate to meet some, but not all of this wonderful family. Our thoughts and prayers are with them all, but especially Mr. Gene Thiemann, Debbie and Jim, Linda and Nick. We pray that the family shall know the “peace that passes understanding” in the passing of this remarkable Christian woman.

LaRoyce & Carroll Nixon
8 years ago

You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers with the loss of your Mother.