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Thelma Rakes Strader

Thelma Rakes Strader, 87, passed away on Thursday, September 6, 2018 at UNC Rockingham Nursing Center. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 P.M. Sunday, September 9, 2018 at Happy Home Church with Rev. Bruce McBride officiating. A private burial will follow the service. She was preceded in death by her husband, Melvin Fred Strader; son, Larry C. Strader and numerous brothers and sisters. Survivors include her sister-in-law, Estelle Rakes; grandson, Glenn Strader and wife, Krista; daughter-in-law, Shirley W. Strader and brother-in-law, Ray Strader and wife, Lula. Condolences may be made to the family at www.wilkersonfuneral.com.

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I am sorry to hear about the loss of your dear loved one. Please accept my condolences at this painful time. Losing a loved one is distressing and as comfort is needed from family and friends, it is my hope your family will find comforting the promise at Isaiah 25:8 where we are assured that "death will be swallowed up forever." It is my hope your family will find strength to endure during the days ahead.

Jori Sep 8 2018 8:33 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Thelma Strader

Barbara Priddy Sep 7 2018 3:33 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Thelma Strader

Annie Lee Evans Sep 7 2018 11:30 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Thelma Strader

Joy F Satterfield Sep 7 2018 7:27 AM

I am so sorry for your loss! I loved Ms. Thelma and you and the family will be in my prayers!

Linda Smoak Sep 6 2018 6:08 PM