Annie Irene Thigpen, 80, faithful member of Glorious Church of the Lord Jesus Christ of the Apostolic Faith

Annie Irene Thigpen
Annie Irene Thigpen

Mrs. Annie Irene Thigpen, 80, of Virginia Beach, entered into eternal rest Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019.

Annie was born to the late Thelma Daniels and Jonas Palmer Aug. 31, 1939, in North Carolina.

Annie was employed as a custodian for over 30 years with the Virginia Beach School Board until she retired. She was a faithful member of the Glorious Church of the Lord Jesus Christ of the Apostolic Faith.

She was preceded in death by her parents; loving spouse, Willie Thigpen Sr.; sons, Willie Thigpen Jr. and Alphonso Thigpen; siblings, Dorothy Crumble, James Palmer, Starley Palmer, Willie A. Palmer, Milton Palmer, Johnny Palmer, Jesse Palmer and Richard Palmer (Dorothy).

Annie leaves to cherish her memory, her children, Carolyn Thigpen-Cross (Jerry), Annie C. Thigpen (Keith), Ronald R. Thigpen (Christina) and Joseph A. Thigpen; grandchildren, Tinita, Jerrod, Vanshawn, Ditron, Keionta, Ahmad, Alphonzo, Demetrus, Chantrell, Alyssa, Jovonna and Asia; sibling, Clifton Palmer (Joanne), Brenda Griggs (Johnny) and Burtice L. Palmer (Elaine); sisters-in-law, Shirley Palmer and Margaret Palmer; and a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 14, at Betty Jones Memorial Park, 4698 N. Witchduck Road, Virginia Beach.

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