Mary Josephine O'Sullivan Frierson
Mary Josephine O'Sullivan Frierson
  • September 11, 1923 - January 1, 2018
  • Midlothian, Virginia

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FRIERSON, Mary Josephine O'Sullivan, 94, died peacefully on January 1, 2018. She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Robert deVere Frierson and Victoria Riley Frierson of Crofton, Maryland; two grandchildren, Stacy Frierson Greene, and John Hastings Frierson, both of Brooklyn, New York; and one great-grandson, Harrison Robert Greene, also of Brooklyn. Her son, John Hayne Frierson, and great-granddaughter, Greta deVere Greene, preceded her in death. Mrs. Frierson was born in Charlottesville, Virginia, and attended The University of Virginia. She trained as a radiological technician and worked at Walter Reed Army Medical Center where she met her beloved husband of almost 64 years, the late Dr. John H. Frierson, Jr.. Mrs. Frierson actively participated in events sponsored by the Thomas Jefferson Society and the descendants of Meriwether Lewis to restore his family's graveyard in Ivy, Virginia. She was also a lifelong adherent of the 1928 Book of Common Prayer. Mrs. Frierson enjoyed the love and support of her nieces and nephew, the Brandermill Woods community, and friends in Halifax County and the greater Richmond area for many years. Funeral services are private. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to the John H. Frierson Patient Care Fund, UVA Health Foundation, P.O. Box 800773, Charlottesville, VA 22908-0773, Attention: Karen B. Rendleman.