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Patricia Denitson Rooks, of Castle Hayne, died Wednesday, May 20, 2015, at her home. She was 81.

Mrs. Rooks was the daughter of the late John James Denitson and Elsie Lewandowski Denitson. She was preceded by her daughter, Cynthia Rooks Keys,one brother and two sisters.

She retired from Corning.

Survivors include two daughters, Glenda Eason and husband, Tom, of Castle Hayne and Jerrie Truxillo and husband, Paul, of Metairie, Louisiana; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 23, 2015, at Riley’s Creek Baptist Church, with the Rev. J.D. Herchenhahn officiating. The family will receive friends on hour prior to the service at the church.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to CAT Adoption Team, P.O. Box 2196, Wilmington, NC 28402.

Please leave online condolences for the family at Wilmington Funeral & Cremation.

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