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Wanda June Watson Ricks

June 28, 1932 November 29, 2017
Wanda June Watson Ricks
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Obituary for Wanda June Watson Ricks

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

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6:00 PM 11/30/2017 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 11/30/2017 8:00:00 PM
Clements Funeral Home

1105 Broad St.
Durham, NC 27705

Clements Funeral Home
1105 Broad St. Durham 27705 NC
United States

Funeral Service




11:00 AM 12/1/2017 11:00:00 AM
Bible Baptist Church

2047 Gate 2 Rd
Creedmoor, NC 27522

Bible Baptist Church
2047 Gate 2 Rd Creedmoor 27522 NC
United States

Cemetery Details


Oak Grove Memorial Gardens Final Resting Place

3712 Cheek Road
Durham, North Carolina 27704

3712 Cheek Road Durham 27704 North Carolina
United States

Memorial Contribution

Bible Baptist Church

2047 Gate 2 Rd
Creedmoor, NC 27522

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