Velma Criddle
Velma Criddle
  • December 31, 1940 - December 1, 2017
  • Goose Creek, South Carolina

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Velma Powell Criddle, 76, of Goose Creek, went to be with the Lord on Friday morning, December 1, 2017. She was born December 31, 1940 in Horry County, SC to the late Charlie and Maggie Jordan Powell.

She retired from the Berkeley County School system where she worked as a kindergarten assistant for the Howe Hall Elementary and Goose Creek Primary schools. She was a proud member of the Friendship Baptist Church in North Charleston.

She loved her family, reading, especially her Bible, and music.

She is survived by her four children, Kimberly Criddle, Michael Criddle, Pamela (Mike) Brown, and Deborah (Buck) Morton, all of Goose Creek, her grandchildren, Kathyrn (Erik) Hernandez, of Mt. Pleasant, Marcus (Bonnie) Morton, of Hanahan, Mixon (Kori) Criddle, of Conway, Michael Brown, Jr., of Goose Creek, Jonathan Dixon, of Goose Creek, and Madelyn Dixon , of Goose Creek, her great-grandchildren, Paige Morton, of Hanahan, Makayla Morton, of Hanahan, Leonardo Hernandez, of Mt. Pleasant, Blaze Perritt, of Conway, William Crisp, of Hanahan, and Taylor Crisp, of Hanahan, two sisters, Jane Alford and Laura Skipper, of Goose Creek, two sisters-in-law, Beulah Powell of Bonneu and JoElla Collins of Summerville and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, W. Mixon Criddle, six brothers, H.W. Powell, Baby Boy Powell, J.C. Powell, Don Powell, Clyde Powell, and Billy Joe Powell and by 3 sisters, Thelma Powell, Frances Marlowe, and Christine Powers.

A funeral service will be held on Sunday, December 3, 2017 at 2:00 pm at Carolina Memorial Funeral Home. 7113 Rivers Ave. in North Charleston with visitation being held from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm prior to the service. Burial will follow in Carolina Memorial Park.

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