Fannie “Otelia” Riddick

Published 8:37 pm Tuesday, October 5, 2010

October 2, 2010

Fannie Riddick, 76, of 1015 Cogic Square, Suffolk, passed away Saturday, Oct. 2, 2010 in Nansemond Pointe Rehabilitation Health Care Center. She was a native of Nansemond County, Va., and the daughter of the late Matthew Towns and Josephine R. Towns. She was also deceased by her husband, Willie Riddick; one son, Lyndon Riddick.

She leaves to cherish her memory one daughter, Jessie Riddick, of Suffolk; four sons, Alton Riddick and Patrick Riddick, both of Suffolk, Earl R. Goodman (Donna), of Richmond, Va., and Kenneth Riddick (Tenille), of Norfolk; eight grandchildren; four sisters, Rosa Towns and Josephine Warren, both of Suffolk, Dora Harrison, of Windsor, Va., and Elizabeth Sharpe, of Newport News, Va.; four brothers, Ernest Lee Towns (Shirley), of Windsor, Va., Eddie Towns (Mildred), of Smithfield, Va., James Towns and Rufus Towns (Carol), both of Suffolk; a daughter-in-law, Alice Riddick; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

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A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 7, 2010 in the chapel of Crocker Funeral Home, Inc., officiated by Elder Larry Gray. Interment will be in Carver Memorial Cemetery. The family will receive friends in the home of Alice Riddick, 2372 Nansemond Parkway in Suffolk. Condolences may be extended to the family at