Dorothy Dalton Craddock

January 31, 1933 - June 1, 2024

Mrs. Dorothy Dalton Craddock, age 91 of Lawsonville, NC, passed away Saturday, June 1, 2024, at Surry Health Center in Mt. Airy, NC. She was born in Stokes County, NC on January 31, 1933, to the late Leonard Dalton and Trudie Wright Dalton. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Lincoln Craddock. Dorothy was a member of Aarons Corner Primitive Baptist Church and had retired from Bassett-Walker. She loved gardening, canning, tending to her flowers, and travelling.

Surviving are two sons and daughters-in-law, Ronnie and Wendy Sheppard, Darryl and Lisa Sheppard all of Lawsonville, NC; one granddaughter, Hailey Sheppard; and four step grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, June 5, 2024, at 11:00 AM at Moody Funeral Home in Stuart with Elder Lowell Hopkins officiating. Burial will follow in the Aarons Corner Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends Tuesday night from 5 to 7 at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Aarons Corner Church Cemetery Fund. Online condolences may be sent to