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Wanda June Watson Ricks
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DURHAM: Wanda June Watson Ricks, 85, passed away on Wednesday, November 29, 2017 at her home in Durham. She was born in Durham, the daughter of the late Lloyd and Maggie Lena Williams Watson. In addition to her parents, she was also predeceased by her husband, Roy Graham Ricks; and a son, Danny Ray Ricks.

Ms. Ricks was a life-long resident of Durham and a graduate of Oak Grove School. She was formerly employed with Durham Hosiery Mill and Ronald Allen Enterprise. She was a member of Bible Baptist Church.

Ms. Ricks is survived by her daughters, Brenda Ricks Ross (Robert), Beth Ricks Clayton (Neal), Wanda Ricks Allen (Ricky); son, Larry L. Ricks (Elaine); grandchildren, Brook Nicole Cannady, Robert Stoner Ross, Jr., Chaz Graham Clayton, Haley Clayton; great-grandchildren, Chandler Ross, Camden Ross, Chloe Ross, Kala Cannady, Maddie Cannady, Gracelynn Lee Clayton; sister, Doris W. Minor; and brothers, N. Ray Watson, Ronnie L. Watson, Ralph L. Watson. She was loved by so many, and she inspired so many with her smile, her wit, humor, and just her general nature. Ms. Ricks was a devoted mother, wife, grandmother, great-grandmother, and friend to her loving family and friends who will be missed tremendously. Her legacy will continue through the faith of her family and friends.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 pm on Thursday, November 30th at Clements Funeral Home in Durham. A funeral service will be held at 11am on Friday, December 1st at Bible Baptist Church in Butner. Burial will follow the service in Oak Grove Memorial Gardens.

Flowers are acceptable or memorial contributions may be made to Bible Baptist Church: 2047 Gate Number Two Rd, Creedmoor, NC 27522

The family is being assisted by Clements Funeral Service, Inc. in Durham. Online condolences may be made at www.clementsfuneralservice.com.


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Previous Events

Visitation

Thursday

30

Nov

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Clements Funeral Home

1105 Broad St.
Durham, NC 27705

Funeral Service

Friday

1

Dec

11:00 AM
Bible Baptist Church

2047 Gate 2 Rd
Creedmoor, NC 27522

Cemetery Details

Location

Oak Grove Memorial Gardens

3712 Cheek Road
Durham, North Carolina 27704


Memorial Contribution

Bible Baptist Church

2047 Gate 2 Rd
Creedmoor, NC 27522
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