Dorothy Riddick Carter

Published 10:20 pm Friday, March 29, 2013

Dorothy Riddick Carter, 81, went to be with the Lord March 28, 2013. She was the daughter of the late Ophelia B. Brown and Bennie Lee Riddick. She was predeceased by her husband, James Rudolph Carter.

Dorothy was a member of Trinity Christian Church and drove a school bus for the city of Suffolk for 45 years.

She is survived by son, Wayne Carter and wife, Rose, of Southern Shores, N.C.; grandchildren, Jon Carter and wife, Nikki, of Martin’s Point, N.C., and Heather C. and husband, Dustin Daniels, of Southern Shores, N.C.; great-granddaughter, Breeze N. Daniels; great-grandson Noah Slater Carter; brother, Mills J. Riddick and wife, Virginia, of Powers Point, N.C.; sister, Marie M. Pierce, of Windsor, Va.; several nieces and nephews with one very special niece, Cindy Luter; and very special pet, Dixie Rose.

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A funeral service will be conducted Sunday, March 31, 2013, at 3 p.m. in the R.W. Baker & Co. Funeral Home and Crematory, 509 W. Washington St., Suffolk Va., by the Rev. Dustin C. Daniels, the Rev. Steve C. Taylor, and the Rev. Bert Pearce. Entombment will follow at Meadowbrook Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends Saturday in the funeral home from 7 to 8:30 p.m. and other times at the home of Cindy Luter. Condolences may be registered at