NEWPORT NEWS - Carrie L. Riddick, 78, of Newport News, passed away on Friday, March 21. She was born to the late Willie and Susie Green, February 14, 1936, in Hertford, NC. She married the late Joseph Matthew Riddick in 1954, and they lived in Chapanoke, NC. Carrie was a cook for Perquimans County School system for thirty years and was passionate about her work. She was a member of the Lord Jesus Christ Apostolic Church in Elizabeth City, NC. She enjoyed cooking, dancing and playing cards with the family. Carrie is survived by one sister, Barbara Green Johnson of Bridgeport, CT; six children: Reba Riddick, Joseph Riddick, Thelma Riddick, Alonza Riddick, James Riddick and Barbara Riddick-Taylor, all of Newport News, VA. She is also survived by thirteen grandchildren and fifteen great-grandchildren. A viewing will be held from 4pm-6pm Thursday, March 27, at the Stallings Memorial Chapel in Hertford, NC. The funeral service will be conducted Friday, March 28, 1:00pm, at First Baptist Church in Hertford, NC. She will be laid to rest at Cedarwood Cemetery, Perquimans County, NC.
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Published in Daily Press on Mar. 26, 2014