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Pearlee “Pat” Gropp

Pearlee Pearce “Pat” Gropp, 96, of Wake Forest, died Wednesday, March 25, 2015 at Hillside Nursing Center. She was born in Wake County, the daughter of the late Walter and Carrie Pearce and was a member of Oak Grove Baptist Church.

Funeral services will be held at 3 o’clock Saturday afternoon, March 28, 2015 in the Chapel of Bright Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Oak Grove Baptist Church Cemetery.

Mrs. Gropp is survived by her daughter, Donna Drake and husband, Ted, of Southlake, TX; many nieces, nephews, and great-nieces and great-nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Fred Gropp; her sisters, Beadie Bridges, Ada Braswell, Lottie Dean, Vila Nolan and Ila Pearce and by her brothers, Melton Pearce and Nathaniel Pearce.

Friends may visit with the family from 2-3 Saturday prior to the service at Bright Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 405 S. Main St., Wake Forest, NC 27587. (919-556-5811)