ROCKY MOUNT -Catherine Louise Shearin Riddick, age 91, passed away on Monday, September 9, 2019. She was born in the Franklin County Community of Wood. Louise was the daughter of the late Henry B. Shearin, Sr. and Mae Gupton Shearin of Wood NC. She was preceded in death by her husband, Sidney Wood Riddick, Sr.; brothers, Ronald Shearin, Creech Shearin, Hugh G. Shearin, Henry B. Shearin, Jr.; and sister, Ruby Shearin Allsbrook.
She is survived by her son, Sidney Wood Riddick, Jr., and wife, Kimberly Batts Riddick of Rocky Mount; daughters, Martin "Marty" Riddick Byrd of Charleston, SC, Katherine Virginia "Ginny" Riddick of Richmond, VA; six grandchildren.; her sister, Hodgie Shearin McGinty of Augusta, GA; sisters-in-law, Emily Crews Shearin of Rocky Mount and Edith Shearin of Louisburg; and many nieces and nephews.
Services will be held on Thursday, September 12, 2019 at 2 p.m. at Lakeside Baptist Church, Rocky Mount, with Dr. Jody Wright officiating. A Committal Service will follow at Rocky Mount Memorial Park. The family will receive friends and relatives from 12:30 - 1:45 p.m. in the Sugg Foyer of the Kincheloe Building.
The family invites friends and family to come by the home after the service.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Nash Community College Park View Scholarship Fund, PO Box 7488, Rocky Mount, NC 27804.
Arrangements by Wheeler & Woodlief Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Rocky Mount.