[noun]: an intense persistent desire to drink alcoholic beverages to excess

Saturday, December 27, 2008

Minnie Lee Wade

Raleigh — Linda Ratliff, of Durham, was charged with involuntary manslaughter and driving while impaired after a fatal wreck in north Raleigh Saturday. Linda was driving a minivan and turned in front of a VW driven by Suzanne Pratt of Raleigh. Pratt's mother-in-law Minnie Lee Wade, 82, of Michigan, was killed.