Martha Lee Burley Riddick

Published 12:00 am Friday, November 18, 2005

Martha Lee Burley Riddick, 83, of Eure, N.C., died Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2005 at Albemarle Hospital, Elizabeth City, N.C.

She was a native of Gates County, N.C.

She was preceded in death by her father Roscoe Thorne, mother Melvinia Burley and husband Charlie L. Riddick.


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Survivors include daughters Audrey Walker, of Elizabeth City, Maude Riddick of Brooklyn, N.Y., and Evelyn Riddick, of Chesapeake; sons Charlie Riddick (Annie) of Alcolu, S.C., Michael Riddick (Brenda) of Ahoskie, N.C., Jarvis Riddick, of Brooklyn, Willie Riddick (Bertha) of Gates N.C., and George Riddick; sisters Estelle Malone (Simal), of Baltimore and Helen Boone (Johnny) of Suffolk; 23 grandchildren, 32 great-grandchildren and 7 great-great-grandchildren.

A funeral will be held at 3 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 19, 2005, at St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church, Sunbury, N.C., with burial in the church cemetery.

Visitation and viewing will be 6-8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 18, 2005 at Stallings Funeral Chapel, Gatesville, N.C.

The family will receive friends at the home of the deceased, 440 White Oak Road, Eure, N.C.