Dora Weeks Craddock

Dora Weeks Craddock
Virginia Beach - Dora Weeks Craddock, 92, of Byrn Brae Drive passed away January 8, 2013. She was born April 20, 1920 to the late Paul and Eunice Weeks of the Newland Community, Elizabeth City, NC. Dora married Roy W. Craddock in 1939 then predeceased her in 1988. She was a member of Woodland Heights Baptist Church; she also enjoyed spending time with her family and making trips to South Mills to visit her sister. She was a wonderful mother and grandmother; enjoyed working at Leggets Department Store; she was also a hair dresser and owned her own salon.
Left to cherish her memory is her two children, Roy Wilson Craddock, Jr., of Middletown, Maryland and Marilyn Gwen Waters of Chesapeake; grandchildren, Jeffrey Dane Craddock of Virginia Beach, Vincent Truett Harrison of Chesapeake, Shawn Douglas Harrison of Virginia Beach and Catherine Glenn Craddock of Arizona; great grandchildren, Steven Mark Romero, Vincent Trevor Harrison, Elliott James Craddock, Joshua Tanner Harrison, Dane Palmer Craddock; one great great grandchild, Logan Mark Romero; and sisters, Johnnie Stallings of Elizabeth City, NC and Ida Kitchen of Yale, VA.
A service to celebrate her life will be held Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 11am at Graham Funeral Home, Chesapeake. She will be laid to rest beside her husband at Forest Lawn Cemetery, Norfolk. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Friday, January 11, 2013 from 6 to 7:30 pm. Please visit her book of memories at to view the service if unable to attend and to leave a note to the family.


Funeral Home

Graham Funeral Home
1112 Kempsville Rd Chesapeake, VA 23322
(757) 382-7747

Published in The Virginian Pilot on Jan. 10, 2013