Dorothy Riddle

DENISON - Dorothy Marie Riddle, 93, slipped peacefully into the arms of Jesus Sunday, December 29, 2013 at Homestead of Denison.

Mrs. Riddle was born October 1, 1920 in Denison, the daughter of Edward James and Susie (Dunavant) Jackson. She married the love of her life, Luther J. Riddle, April 16, 1938 in Durant, Oklahoma. Dorothy worked for Kraft Foods and then Safeway as a lab tech before retiring after 20 years of service. The great joys of her life were her family, her church family and her faith in Jesus Christ as her Lord and Savior. But her greatest joy was her grandson, Christopher. Dorothy always enjoyed going out to eat with family and friends. She was a longtime member of Southside Baptist Church. Her life was a true testimony of what it means to be a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. She will be deeply missed.

Mrs. Riddle leaves behind her beloved family, son, Ronnie Riddle and wife Glenda of Denison; grandson, Christopher Lynn Riddle and wife Brande and great-grandchildren, Ryan and Rylie Riddle all of Denison; sister, Viola Wells of Aubrey; nieces, Judy Carrigan of Aubrey, and Caroyln Daniels of Greenville; great-nieces, Sherry Taylor and Terry Sweeney both of Denison. She was preceded in death by her husband, Luther J. Riddle, brothers, Curtis and Leroy Jackson and sister, Louise Daniel.

Funeral services will be held at 1:30 Thursday, January 2, 2014 at Fisher Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Keith Taylor officiating. Interment will follow in Fairview Cemetery. Family visitation will be held one hour prior to service time on Thursday.

Pallbearers will be Danny Taylor, Tim Hosman, Eddie Ervin, James Lively, Chris Riddle and Bill Vandever.

Condolences may be registered online at

Arrangements are under the direction of Fisher Funeral Home, 604 W. Main, Denison.

Funeral Home

Fisher Funeral Home - Denison
604 W. Main  Denison, TX 75020

Published in The Herald Democrat from Jan. 1 to Jan. 2, 2014