Donald J. Kroohs, Jr., 67

Donald J. Kroohs, Jr., 67 Donald J. Kroohs Jr., a Wake Forest resident since 2009, died suddenly Aug. 28, 2015, at Duke University Medical Center in Durham. He was 67. Mr. Kroohs was born in the Bronx, the son of the late Donald and Irene Kroohs. He grew up in Putnam Valley and...

Elizabeth Sholl Purdy, 45

Elizabeth Sholl Purdy, 45 Elizabeth Anne “Beth” Sholl Purdy of Rolesville, passed from this life on Saturday, August 29, 2015. Beth is the beloved mother of Logan James (10) and Sophia Rose (8), dear wife of William James Purdy, cherished daughter of Dale and Rosemarie Sholl, all...

George Washington Hooks III, 75

George Washington Hooks III, 75 George Washington Hooks III, 75, of Teaberry Hills, Boone, passed away Monday, Aug. 24, 2015 at Glenbridge Health & Rehabilitation Center. Born Feb. 14, 1940 in Wake Forest, he was a son of the late George Washington Hooks Jr., and Ella Gill...

Marie Hines, 72

Marie Hines, 72 Marie Hines, 72, of Wake Forest, died Saturday, Aug. 15, 2015 at Duke Regional Specialty Hospital in Durham. She was born in Johnston County, the daughter of the late Alice Wilkins Hines and Frank Hines. She was a certified nursing assistant and was retired from...

Benjamin F. “Ben” McIntyre, 78

Benjamin F. “Ben” McIntyre, 78 Benjamin Franklin “Ben” McIntyre, 78, of Louisburg, passed away on Friday, Aug. 7, 2015 at WakeMed. He was born in Cleveland County, the son of the late Franklin and Kathleen McIntyre and was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force. Ben was a former...

Phil Cameron Dickerson, 58

Phil Cameron Dickerson, 58 Phil Cameron Dickerson, 58, of Rolesville, died Friday July 31, 2015 at the Longleaf Neuro-Medical Center in Wilson. Phil was born in Wake County, the son of the late Gladys Cash Dickerson and Samuel M. Dickerson. A memorial service was held Tuesday,...

Buster McGhee, 67

Buster McGhee, 67 William Percy “Buster” McGhee, 67, of Butner, passed away Sunday, Aug. 2, 2015 at Duke University Hospital. He was born in Wake County, the son of the late Thomas Percy McGhee and Martha Geneva McGhee. Buster was a member of Union Grove Baptist Church and was...

Woodrow W. Pollard, 87

Woodrow W. Pollard, 87 The Rev. Woodrow W. Pollard, 87, of Wake Forest, died Saturday, at WakeMed. He was born in Wake County, the son of the late Clyde and Zula Pollard and was an ordained bishop and a Church of God minister. The Rev. Pollard was a former constable and was a...

Missie Allen Davis, 96

Missie Allen Davis, 96 Missie Allen Davis, 96, of Wake Forest, died Friday, at The Haven of Rolesville. She was born in Wake County, the daughter of the late Braddock and Ella Ray Allen and was a member of Stony Hill Baptist Church. She was married to Maynard E. Davis, who...

Janice Jones Dick, 64

Janice Jones Dick, 64 Janice Jones Dick, 64, of Raleigh and Emerald Isle, died Sunday at Rex Hospital. She was born in Wake County, the daughter of the late Arlin V. and Thelma Perry Jones. Janice was employed by Westinghouse ABB Elster for 33 years before retiring. She enjoyed...

William F. LaPierre, 83

William F. LaPierre, 83 William Francis (Bill) LaPierre, 83, of Wake Forest, faithful son, loving husband, devoted father and doting grandfather, passed away on July 15. The youngest of six children, Bill was born on Jan. 18, 1932, in Ware, Mass. to Alphonse and Sarah (Sadie)...

Susan Lee Schnetzer, 71

Susan Lee Schnetzer, 71 Susan Lee Schnetzer of Wake Forest passed away on Tuesday, June 30. Susan was born in Jersey City, N.J. on September 15, 1943 and previ- ously resided in Rochester, N.Y., New Bern, N. C., and Venice Fla. After a five-year battle with metastasized breast...