January 21, 1917 - January 9, 2015
Mrs. Deborah (Buck) Ileketch Thompson McQuaig was born January 21, 1917 in Durham, NC. The daughter of the late Major and Fancie Bailey Thompson. She departed this life on January 9, 2015 at Duke Hock Family Pavillion. She was married to the late Herman Lee McQuaig for 53 years. No children were born to this union, but they assisted in nurturing/rearing family and friends. While residing in New York and Durham, their doors were always opened to receive those that entered with love. Upon retirement, they reestablished residence in Durham for 33 years. Deborah attended Durham Public Schools. Deborah also was a licensed beautician and also worked in the garment district in New York as a professional seamstress for famous couture designers. Deborah was a member of the International Ladies Garment Workers Union. Deborah and Herman loved to entertain and were active members of the Rogers & Thompson Family Reunion as well as the Birthday Social Club. She was an inspiration to all. She was preceded in death by Maude T. evans, Annie (Dollbaby) T. Lyons, Rufus Thompson, Major Thompson, Donnell Thompson, Fancie Lee Thompson, George Thompson, Clyde Thompson, Shirley T. Borroughs, William (Brooks) Thompson. She leaves to cherish her memory, two brothers, Arthur (Shirley) Thompson, Larry S. Thompson of Durham, NC; two sisters, Agnes (Eddie) Green, Queenie (Sam) Felton of Avenel, NJ. Numerous nieces and nephews, cousins, relatives and friends. Services will take place on Wednesday, January 15, 2015 at 12:00 noon at New Metropolitan Baptist Church, 1509 Riddle Road, Durham, NC 27713. Family will meet with friends one hour prior to the service.
Mrs. Deborah (Buck) Ileketch Thompson McQuaig was born January 21, 1917 in Durham, NC. The daughter of the late Major and Fancie Bailey Thompson. She departed this life on January 9, 2015 at Duke Hock Family Pavillion. She was married to... View Obituary & Service Information
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