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Mrs. Dorothea A. Ricks Gadegbeku

It is with deep sorrow and profound regret that we, the children, grandchildren along with Mrs. Jenetha Ricks-Gardiner and other relatives, announce the death of Mrs. Dorothea A. Ricks Gadegbeku. This sad event occurred on Wednesday July 1st, 2009 at about one o’clock pm.

Dorothea is survived by her four children, Irene A. Gadegbeku, Morgana Gadegbeku-Jones, Ireneaus B. Gadegbeku Jr., and Doreen Gadegbeku-Uba; Seven grand-Children, Sara Nicole Gadegbeku-Hamburger, Ierena B. Gadegbeku, Irenaeus B. Gadegbeku III, Illese B. Gadegbeku, Diallo Jones, Hasina Jones, and Gianni C. Uba; Two sisters, Jenetha Ricks-Gardiner, and Aletha Ricks-Marshall; Two brothers, Samuel “Sam” Ricks, and Ervin Ricks, sons and daughter in-law, a brother in-law, sisters in-law, nieces, nephews, cousins, and a host of other relatives and friends.

Funeral arrangements are as follow:

Wake Keeping:

Friday July 17, 2009, 7 - 9pm
Scarborogh and Hargett Funeral Home
306 South Roxboro St
Durham, NC 27701

Funeral Service:
Saturday July 18, 2009, 10:00am
Holy Trinity Lutheran Church
2723 Clark Ave
Raleigh, NC 27607

Repast: Following Internment at:
Holy Trinity Lutheran Church
2723 Clark Ave
Raleigh, NC 27607

Family contact:

Irene A. Gadegbeku: 919-341-8639 HM; 919-632-4987 cell
Irenaeus B. Gadegbeku: 919-424-7397 HM; 919-720-9663
Morgana Gadegbeku-Jones: 813-453-8976 cell
Doreen Gadegbeku-Uba: 818-384-1375 cell
Jenetha Ricks-Gardiner: 781-329-9182 HM

Hotel arrangements are as follows:
Hilton Garden Inn
6412 Capital Blvd
Raleigh, NC 27616
Tel: 919-876-5650
Fax: 19-876-5605

Best Western - Raleigh North
2715 Capital Blvd
Raleigh, NC
Tel: 919 872-5000


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