Virginia Thornton Francis, 76, of Moseley, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, March 17, 2013. She was the daughter of the late Ernest and Dora Thornton, and is survived by her husband, Bryan Francis; two sons, Mark Edward Francis and Darrin Wray Francis; sisters, Eva Sutphin, Lyda Millirons, Opal Hollandsworth; a brother, James Thornton; and a granddaughter, Christine E. Francis. She was a loving wife and mother, and a caregiver to all. She was a retired secretary for Bethany Place Baptist Church after many years of service. The family will receive friends on Tuesday, March 19, 2013, from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Chesterfield Chapel of Bennett Funeral Home, 14301 Ashbrook Parkway, where a funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, March 20, 2013. Burial will be at noon at Virginia Veterans Cemetery at Amelia.