Donna A. Riddick
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Norfolk - Donna Avis Holmes Riddick was granted her angel wings on Sunday morning, March 30, 2014. She was affectionately known as Avis. Avis was the youngest of six children born to Ernest and Arvilla Holmes. Her final days were spent in the loving company of her new granddaughter, Madison. Avis is survived by her loving husband of thirty-one years, Douglas Riddick, three beautiful daughters: Brittany Murphy (Dontá), Melissa Riddick and Tori Riddick, and three grandchildren: Christian, Iyonna and Madison Murphy. She also leaves to cherish her memory her mother, Mrs. Arvilla Holmes, and siblings: Ernest Holmes (Denise), Gwendolyn Brown, Lynette Paige (Gwendell) and Rhonda Ambrose. She also leaves a host of nieces, nephews, family and friends.
Avis was preceded in death by her beloved father, Ernest Holmes, sister, Deborah Holmes Alexander and granddaughter, Zoe Riddick. We bless God for blessing our lives with Avis. A funeral service will be held, 2 p.m., Friday, April 4 at Metropolitan Funeral Service, 7246 Granby Street, Norfolk, VA. Interment will be held at Roosevelt Memorial Park, Chesapeake, Va.
Published in The Virginian Pilot on Apr. 3, 2014
Metropolitan Funeral Home
7246 Granby St. Norfolk, VA 23505