Places

  • Wake Forest is also known as: Wake County / Wake Forest town.

Facts

  • Some of the notable people born here have been: Ray Billingsley (cartoonist), and Ty Howle (american football player).

  • Wake Forest is home to the following sports teams: Wake Forest Demon Deacons women's golf.

History

state of North Carolina, and is located just north of the state capital, Raleigh. In 1820, Dr. Calvin Jones, originally from New England, bought 615 acres (2. The sparsely populated area became known as the Forest of Wake, or Wake Forest. Jones sold his farm to the North Carolina Baptist Convention for $2,000, who opened the Wake Forest Manual Labor Institute, later Wake Forest College, on the site. The Raleigh & Gaston Railroad, completed in 1840, established a depot in nearby Forestville that stimulated the school and surrounding village. College leaders convinced the railroad to move the depot even closer to the college in 1874, leading to more economic development. This community was incorporated as the "Town of Wake Forest...

The official website for the city of Wake Forest is http://www.wakeforestnc.gov/.

There are currently 5 funeral home listings for the city of Wake Forest, North Carolina.

Wake Forest Obituaries

It was written on April 28th, 2016 that Oscar Harris III Ford died in Wake Forest, North Carolina.  Ford was 47 years old and was born in Gulfport, MS.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Oscar Harris III's life.

It was disclosed on March 20th, 2015 that Judith Geyer (Wilke) died in Wake Forest, North Carolina.  Ms. Geyer was 77 years old.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Judith's life.

It was written by Martinsville Bulletin on December 20th, 2013 that Dorothy Frances Moore (Lovell) perished in Martinsville, Virginia.  Ms. Moore was 77 years old and was born in Wake Forest, NC.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Dorothy Frances's life.

It was reported on October 28th, 2013 that Mary Levinski died in Wake Forest, North Carolina.  Levinski was 101 years old and was born in Adena, OH.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Mary's life.

It was revealed on September 27th, 2013 that Virginia Lee "Ginny" Kaess (Turner) perished in Wake Forest, North Carolina.  Ms. Kaess was 79 years old and was born in Sophia, WV.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Virginia Lee "Ginny"'s life.

It was written on February 20th, 2013 that Calvin Thomas died in Wake Forest, North Carolina.  Thomas was 82 years old and was born in Lubbock, TX.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Calvin's life.

It was noted on September 14th, 2012 that Margaret Helen Miller (Barham) died in Wake Forest, North Carolina.  Ms. Miller was 86 years old.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Margaret Helen's life.

It was disclosed on August 9th, 2012 that Evelyn R Vandemergel (George) passed on in Wake Forest, North Carolina.  Ms. Vandemergel was 83 years old and was born in Cresson, PA.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Evelyn R's life.

It was written on July 18th, 2012 that Kenneth S Sr Lawrence died in Wake Forest, North Carolina.  Lawrence was 67 years old and was born in Henrico Co, VA.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Kenneth S Sr's life.

It was noted by Providence Journal on March 8th, 2012 that Harvey Sr "Blackstone" Jones died in Providence, Rhode Island.  Jones was 76 years old and was born in Wake Forest, NC.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Harvey Sr "Blackstone"'s life.

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All Funeral Homes in Wake Forest

Pine Forest Memorial Gardens

We are members of ICCFA - International Cemetery, Cremation and Funeral Association. Belonging to ICCFA gives our families peace of mind, providing dollar for dollar credit transfers if you relocate from the area.
We are fully licensed by the...

Brown-Wynne Funeral Homes

Brown-Wynne Funeral Home is nestled in the heart of Raleigh at 300 St. Mary’s Street. The location was recently remolded and now offers the Wynne Center, the largest celebration of life facility in the Raleigh area. The Wynne Center is equipped...

Chappells Funeral Home

We opened our doors in Garner, NC in August of 1994, offering affordable, quality funeral service care.Garner is a loving community, but it is more than just a community. We feel the residents of Garner are like a close family; not just...

Clements Funeral Svc Incorporated

Clements Funeral Service has been a family owned and operated full service funeral home for more than 50 years. Our service includes everything from cremation to earth burial to transferring remains all over the world. Our professionally trained...

Hudson Funeral Home & Cremation Services

Ever since our ancestors S. Vance and Ora Hudson founded their first funeral home in 1919, our family has been dedicated to serving our neighbors in Durham and surrounding counties with dignity, caring, and respect.

Lancaster's Franklinton Chapel

Lancaster's Franklinton Chapel (formerly Hall-Wynne Franklinton Chapel) is part of Lancaster Funeral and Cremation Services. We are Franklin County's most trusted funeral provider since 1935. We provide personalized funeral service with a focus...

Massey Funeral Home

Family-owned funeral homes, like Massey Funeral Home, are locally owned and operated, independent funeral homes. Many families have been in funeral service for generations. They have a personal relationship with the community and are actively...

Poole L Harold Funeral Service & Crematory

Our personal service begins in comfortable surroundings. We have taken special care to provide a facility of comfort and convenience.
We built the funeral home with the needs of our community in mind, from a large chapel and foyer...

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Bright Funeral Home
5423 21st Ave Ne
Wake Forest, WA 98185
Bright Memorials
5423 21st Ave Ne
Wake Forest, WA 98185
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Feggins Funeral Service
5423 21st Ave Ne
Wake Forest, WA 98185
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Pine Forest Memorial Gardens
5423 21st Ave Ne
Wake Forest, WA 98185
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Steve's T's & Uniforms Incorporated
5423 21st Ave Ne
Wake Forest, WA 98185

Wake Forest Funeral Home News

John Munn, longtime Union County manager, dies at 74
Munn was born in Candor in 1936 and graduated from Wake Forest University in 1960 with a degree in ... Munn was a recipient of North Carolina's Order of the Long Leaf Pine, among the highest honors the governor can give to a N.C. resident.
http://www.charlotteobserver.com/2010/11/07/1817870/john-munn-longtime-union-county.html

College Football Sunday Rewind: Post-Alabama eliminated edition
Florida State lost to North Carolina. Maryland fell to Miami. And N.C. State dropped one to Clemson. Amazingly, Maryland -- a team with wins over Navy, Morgan State, Florida International, Duke, Boston College and Wake Forest -- still controls its own ...
http://www.al.com/sports/index.ssf/2010/11/college_football_sunday_rewind_8.html

Mary Ann Wielga Krainik
Wake Forest NC 27587, Halifax County EMS, 1005 Enterprise Road, Littleton NC 27850, Carewear Ladies, c/o St. Philomena Church, 3908 6th Ave., Beaver Falls PA 15010 or Wake County EMS, P.O. Box 1680, Clemmons NC 27012. Askew Funeral & Cremation Services in ...
http://www.rrdailyherald.com/articles/2010/11/05/obituaries/doc4cd2e8b321e6e978611773.txt

LaVall Jordan Thrives as the Underdog
He had attended her funeral in Albion the day before playing the game in North Carolina. To Collier ... This time, the 12th-seeded Bulldogs faced No. 5 Wake Forest. But after a 43-10 Butler lead at halftime, the outcome was never in doubt.
http://www.mgoblue.com/sports/m-baskbl/spec-rel/110310aaa.html

Rev. Samuel Duncan Mack McMillan
In addition to being a wonderful husband and loving father, he was a faithful minister in the United Methodist Church of the North Carolina Conference ... Sarah Lancaster, of Wake Forest; his brothers-in-law, Del Lancaster, of Wake Forest, and Jamie ...
http://www.rrdailyherald.com/articles/2010/10/29/obituaries/doc4cc839f7c1b1b859327673.txt

Maxine 'Bird' Sweatt Advance, N.C.
She began her current career at Wake ... NC 27284; or Camp Carefree, 275 Carefree Rd., Stokesdale, NC 27357. Condolences may be sent to the family at 214 River Rd., Advance, NC 27006; or online at www.daviefuneralservice.com . Davie Funeral Service is ...
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Wake Forest Funeral Homes and funeral services in North Carolina
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Wake Forest, North Carolina NC Funeral Homes | Gilbert Guide
Find a Funeral Home inWake Forest, North Carolina NC to provide the caring burial and ceremonial services your family deserves.
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Capital Funeral Home, Raleigh NC
Capital Funeral Home provides low cost, affordable funeral and cremation services to the Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill, Cary, and Wake Forest North Carolina areas.
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Bright Funeral Home & Cremation Center: Driving Directions
Bright Funeral Home. 405 S. Main St. Wake Forest, NC 27587 (919) 556- 5811. Starting ... 405 S. Main St. Wake Forest, NC 27587 (919) 556-5811. Directors Login: ...
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Thousands expected at funeral mass for Wake Forest's Skip ...
The funeral for Skip Prosser was scheduled for Tuesday night, five ... Cummings High School / Wake Forest JT Lead the state of North Carolina in scoring during ...
http://article.wn.com/view/2007/07/31/Thousands_expected_at_funeral_mass_for_Wake_Forests_Skip_Pro_8/