Judy Blue Riddle, age 61 of Carthage died Sunday (June 1, 2014) at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital in Pinehurst.


Funeral services will be 2:00 PM Wednesday at Eureka Presbyterian Church conducted by the Rev. Edward Boyce. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends following the service in the fellowship hall.


A native of Moore County Judy was a daughter of the late Thomas Elwin and Opal Chriscoe Blue. She was a graduate of Mitchell’s School of Cosmetology in Raleigh and because of her devoted love for children she worked as a daycare operator for most of her life. She began working with her mother at Jack and Jill Day Care and later worked for Christian Child Development Center for several years before opening her own in home day care.


She is survived by her husband of 40 years William “Billy” Riddle; daughter Amy Spivey and husband John of Sanford; son Travis Blue of Sanford; brothers Thomas E. Blue, Jr. and wife Michelle of Carthage, Daniel Blue of West End; two grandchildren Jeremy Rogers and Landon Cheatham; two great-grandchildren Nathan and Ashlynn Rogers.


The family will be meeting at the residence of Tommy and Michelle Blue for those who would like to come by and visit.


Memorials may be made to: Alzheimers Association at www.Alz.org , or to Eureka Presbyterian Church, Cemetery Fund, 2155 Farmlife School Road, Carthage, NC 28327.


Fry and Prickett Funeral Home is assisting the Riddle family.


Condolences: PinesFunerals.com

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  1. To say we are sadden by the loss of Judy is an understatement. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the Riddle/Blue families. We love you Judy! We pray that God’s loving, strong arms wrap around you all and comfort you in the days to come. God speed Judy, u

  2. All of your family in Florida are sending you prayers of strength and love. Judy was a strong woman and will be forever remembered in our hearts. We all mourn her loss but rejoice in her true place in heaven Love, Lynda and Bobby

  3. Judy was such a special lady. In earlier years, she and I spent a lot of time together and shared many, many good times and laughs. I will never forget her big smile and how she loved to make other people laugh. I am so sorry for your loss and am praying

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