Antonia Farrenkopf

Published 10:42 am Wednesday, April 6, 2016

FRANKLIN—Antonia “Toni” Holt Farrenkopf, 73, passed away April 2, 2016.  She was born in Southampton County, VA to the late William Henry Holt, Jr. and Laura Louise Lowe Holt.  Toni was a member of First Baptist Church where she worked in the nursery for many years.  She loved taking care of her grandchildren and other children, spending time with her family fishing, and watching her grandchildren play sports. 



Toni is survived by her husband of 53 years, Albert Willard Farrenkopf, Jr.; daughter and son-in-law, Laura and Wayne Lathrop; son and daughter-in-law, Daniel and Yvette Farrenkopf; grandchildren, Alex Curtis and husband, Eric, Shawn Lathrop and fiancé, Bradley Vierkant, Blake Farrenkopf and fiancée, Angela Demayo, Dylan Farrenkopf and fiancée, Ciara Vestal, and Brianna Farrenkopf; sisters and brothers-in-law, Becky and Ossie Duvall, Brenda and Richard Mathews, and Donna and Doug Chesson; and numerous nieces and nephews.  The family would like to thank Candy Baines for her loving care of Toni.

A funeral service will be held Tuesday, April 5, 2016 at 2 p.m. at First Baptist Church, 237 N. Main St., Suffolk, VA 23434 with Dr. Thurman Hayes, Jr. and Rev. Charles W. Thompson officiating.  Burial will follow at Holly Lawn Cemetery.  Visitation will be heldMonday evening at the church from 7 to 8 p.m.  Memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, Southeastern VA Chapter, 6350 Center Dr., Suite 102, Norfolk, VA 23502.  Condolences may be registered online at