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603 South Center Street
STATESVILLE, NC 28677
Phone: (704) 873-3611
Fax: (704) 872-2589
Marquise Dukes

Marquise Maurice Dukes

Saturday, April 11th, 1998 - Sunday, May 26th, 2019
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I Can Do All Things Through Christ Who Strengthens Me.
Marquise Maurice Dukes, 21, of 644 Mt. Bethel Road, Harmony, was born in Philadelphia, Pa. on April 11, 1998. He was the son of Freda Yvette Garland Sherman and Edward Danete Dukes. He departed this life on Wednesday, May 26, 2019, in Lake Glenville.
He was a 2016 graduate of North Iredell High School and was a Junior at Western Carolina University. He was a member of Visions Outreach and was employed by Ingles as a Deli Worker. He was preceded in death by his son, Maliah Dukes; his grandmother, Marlene Dukes; and his maternal grandfather, Fred Sherman.
He leaves to cherish the memory of his life his mother, Freda Y. Sherman of the home; his father, Edward Dante (Eleanor “Sue) Dukes of Philadelphia, Pa; his step-father, Edward George Fray of Statesville; his girlfriend, Kimberlee Chun of Elkin; his siblings, Danete Dukes, Eddie Fray, and Eliana Fray, all of the home, Zavier Dukes, Zachary Dukes and Ziya Dukes, all of Philadelphia, Pa; his grandparents, Mildred C. (Larry) Smith, Eddie Pendergrass, Fay Christabell Campbell, Larry Smith, Sr. and Lindsay Thomas; a host of aunts and uncles including James “Teddy” Davi, Larry Smith, Ingrid “Joy” (Fern) Fray and Demetris (Shaterri) Dukes; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.
Celebration of Life Services will be conducted Saturday, June 8, 2019, at 1:30 p.m. at North Iredell High School of Performing Arts Center. Pastor James F. Hunter will officiate and burial will follow in the Mulberry Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Elkin, N. C. Mr. Dukes will remain at Rutledge and Bigham Funeral Home until taken to the Auditorium to lie in state at 12:30 p.m. Members of the family will receive friends at the church at 1:00 p.m., but will assemble at the residence at other times.
Visit the Book of Memories for Mr. Dukes at www.rutledgeandbigham.com. Rutledge and Bigham Funeral Home is serving the family of Mr. Marquise Dukes.

A Special Request – Marquise loved the color green, so please wear the color green if you can.
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  • Visitation

    Saturday, June 8th, 2019 | 1:00pm - 1:30pm
    When
    Saturday, June 8th, 2019 1:00pm - 1:30pm
    Location
    North Iredell High School Performing Arts Center
    Address
    156 Raider Road
    Olin, NC 28660
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  • Service

    Saturday, June 8th, 2019 | 1:30pm
    When
    Saturday, June 8th, 2019 1:30pm
    Location
    North Iredell High School Performing Arts Center
    Address
    156 Raider Road
    Olin, NC 28660
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    Officiant
    Pastor James F. Hunter
  • Interment

    Saturday, June 8th, 2019 |
    When
    Saturday, June 8th, 2019
    Location
    Mulberry Primative Church Cemetery
    Address
    Address Not Available
    Elkin, NC 28621
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William Gandy

Posted at 01:00pm
I'm so sorry for your lost a life is taken way too soon. Psalms 23:2-4 William Gandy Class of 2018 and Raider of the Year 2018-2019. fly high my track buddy you are now running on Jesus's track and Jesus's Football Field now playing your football and running track thanking him for saving your soul and give him Glory and singing in the Heven's Choir with the Angels and your loved ones give Jesus Glory and Honor to him.
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Selena Southard

Posted at 08:45pm
Marquise was special to me and my husband. He was the boyfriend to our granddaughter Kimberlee. We thought of him like a son. We enjoyed holidays, birthdays and just hanging out with him. He had the most beautiful smile you could ever see. And always quick with it. A personality unmatched. And could be called nothing else but a southern gentleman. He left us to soon and will be missed more than words can express. Our love and prayers go out to all his family and loved ones. Fly high young man fly high.
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Veronica Sales

Posted at 12:12am
Marquise became a part of my family when he met Kimberlee, we have been blessed to have had him for a while. He was the funniest, most happy, smiley, kind, caring, and just an all amazing young man. I feel like I just lost my son-in-law, we are praying for the family and my baby girl Kimberlee, we love you all, we are here if you need us.
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lucy croakman

Posted at 11:42am
I had the privilege of coaching Marquise. He was a great kid, always looking to make you smile and laugh. Even when I was frustrated he was cracking jokes. He was a leader and so kind. Whether people knew him well or not, he made a positive impression on everyone. He is so greatly missed.
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