Friday, September 6, 2013

Derrick Maurice Morrisey

Derrick Maurice Morrisey departed this life on Friday, August 30, 2013.
Also known as "De-Man," he was born to Cathy G. Bethea and Malcolm Gillespie in Moore County, North Carolina on July 4, 1976.
In his early years, he was raised by his grandparents, the late Eldred Blue, Sr. and Rosa Lee Blue.
He was educated in Hoke County schools, where he graduated from Hoke High School in 1995. He was a true "Buck" of Hoke, and loved baseball and football, and played during his high school years. His favorite NFL team was the Washington Redskins, and the Philadelphia Eagles were a close runner up.
He worked as a barber. He would get great joy using his hands to empower young men, by making them feel good about themselves.
He is survived by and leaves to cherish his memories a daughter, MarDerreya Morrisey of Fayetteville; his parents, Cathy Bethea (Dennis) of Raeford, and Malcolm Gillespie of Raeford; sisters, Jacara Gillespie, Sheena Gillespie, and Shauna McGougan all of Raeford; his grandmother, Marilyn Maynor of Raeford; a great-great aunt, Ruth Patterson of Raeford; five great aunts, four great uncles, six aunts, six uncles, his God-mother Cheryl Cunningham, and a very special friend Taura Dixon, along with a host of cousins, family and friends.
The funeral will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, September 7, 2013 at J.W. Turlington School, 116 W. Prospect Avenue, Raeford, North Carolina. Burial will follow at Hoke County Community Cemetery, Raeford.
Online condolences maybe made at Services entrusted to Buie Funeral Home of Raeford.

Thursday, September 5, 2013

Kimberly A. Mangrum

Mrs. Kimberly Ann Mangrum of Raeford died Thursday, September 5, 2013 at First Health Moore Regional Hospital in Pinehurst NC. at the age of 49.
She was born July 9, 1964 in Newport News, Virginia. She was preceded in death by her father Robert Edward Baber. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Raeford. She was a loving and caring wife.
She is survived by her husband Ralph L. Mangrum of Raeford; a son, Michael Paul Mangrum; a daughter, Jessica Leigh Mangrum; her mother Laura Beverly Chaney; four brothers, Robert E. Baber,Jr, Tony Baber, Keith Chaney, and Kevin Chaney, all of Virginia; two sisters, Carla Sulivan, and Renee Chaney of Virginia; and four grandchildren.
A private service will be held later.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Crumpler Funeral Home 131 Harris Ave. Raeford, NC 28376 in Kimberly's honor to assist the family.
Online condolences may be made at

Wilson Northcutt Jr.

Wilson Northcutt Jr., 84, of 3790 Calloway Road, died Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013.
He was an Army veteran.
Survivors are: wife, Marcella; daughters, Eunice McPhatter, Shirley and Evangenlena; son, Stanley; and seven grandchildren.
The funeral will be held Sat. Sept. 7 at 3 p.m. in New Jerusalem Holiness Church.

Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Roscoe Baxley

Roscoe "Skeet" Baxley, Jr. died Tuesday, September 03, 2013 in the FirstHealth Hospice House at the age of 56.
He was born in Hoke County on February 23, 1957 to Roscoe Baxley, Sr. and Helen Locklear Baxley.
He is survived by his wife, Gloria Baxley of Raeford; a stepson, Paul Minnick of Fayetteville; stepdaughters, Jennifer Minnick of Turbeville, South Carolina and Renee Minnick of Fayetteville; three brothers, Phillip Baxley ( Stacy Lynn ) of Rocky Mount, James Baxley ( Marilyn ) of Raeford, and Dean Baxley ( Mary ); and many stepsisters and stepbrothers.
Visitation will be held 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday, September 6, 2013 at the Crumpler Funeral Home Chapel.
A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday, September 6, 2013 at the Raeford Cemetery.
Online condolences may be made at

Cathy Quick

Cathy Louise Quick of Hope Mills died Tuesday, September 3, 2013 in her home at the age of 61.
She was born in Scotland County on March 7, 1952. She was preceded in death by her father William Homer Quick.
She is survived by her mother Louis E. White and her husband Norman of Raeford; her sister, Shirley E. Obenauf and her husband Marv of Peck, Idaho; and brother, Ray Quick and his wife Frances of Raeford.
Visitation will be 7-9 p.m. Thursday, September 5, 2013 at Crumpler Funeral Home Raeford 131 Harris Ave. Raeford, NC.
A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, September 6, 2013 in the Raeford Cemetery with Pastor Toby Neal officiating.
Online condolences may be made at

Tuesday, September 3, 2013

Lula M. Shaw

Lula Mae Shaw, 73, of 946 Mockingbird Hill Road, died Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2013.
Survivors are: sons, Michael and Keith; daughters, Deborah Sanders, Sharon McPhaul and Tiffany; sister, Susanna Thompson; 17 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
The funeral will be held Wed. Sept. 4 at 3 p.m. in Silver Grove Missionary Baptist Church.
Viewing will be today, Sept. 3 from 1 to 7 p.m. at Buie Funeral Home chapel in Raeford

Monday, September 2, 2013

Nellie G. Hernandez

(Sweet Sugar Bone) Nellie Graham Hernandez, 74, of Fayetteville, died Monday September 1, 2013 at Cape Fear Valley Medical Center.
She was born September 16, 1938 in Hoke County to the late Neal Woodrow Graham and Mary Lee Bruce Graham.
She is preceded in death by her brothers Bruce Graham, Billy Graham, and Tony Graham, her sister Portia (Peggy) Graham and her son Wesley Wilkes. She was a member of Hillcrest Baptist Church in Raeford. She was also affiliated with Jesus First Church of Fayetteville. She retired as an industrial engineer with Burlington in Raeford.
She is survived by her husband Tony Hernandez of Fayetteville. She was an awesome and loving mother to her five children—two sons, Ed Wilkes and wife Melody of Atlanta, and Joe Wilkes of Wilmington; two daughters, Martha Brigman and husband Harold of Fayetteville, and Mary Beth Zaccheus and husband Manuel of Hope Mills; and an awesome grandmother to her nine grandchildren, Danny, Conner, Christopher, Steven, Wes and wife Lauren, Manuel, Charles, Angelina, and Samantha. She is also survived by three precious great-grandchildren, Natalie, Alexia, and Aubrie.
Visitation will be held Tuesday, September 3, 2013 from 7-9 p.m. at Crumpler Funeral Home 131 Harris Ave. Raeford.
The funeral will be held at 3 p.m. Wednesday, September 4, 2013 at Hillcrest Baptist Church with Pastors Toby Neal and Gary Leviner officiating.
Interment will be in the Raeford Cemetery.