Dorothy Maxine Hicks, age 71, a lifelong resident of Vass died Wednesday March 10, 2021. 


Dorothy was born May 5th, 1949 to the late Vernon Eugene (Luke) and Cornelia Harrison (Dunk) McCrimmon. She served as a housekeeper at the North Carolina Country Club in Pinehurst for thirty plus years. Dorothy enjoyed spending time with family, shopping trips with her sisters and golf cart rides with her grandchildren. 


She was preceded in death by her husband Samuel Fields Hicks; brothers Mitchell, Earl, Lester, and Grady McCrimmon. 


She is survived by her sons Samuel V. Hicks of Southport and Fiancé Mary Ann Gallaher of Lexington, Dale and Lisa Hicks of Carthage; sisters Ruth and Donald Jackson of West End, Faye McCrimmon of Vass; grandchildren Wayne, Adam, Brandon Hicks, Anthony and Bethany Bibey, Crystal and Kyle Leenheer, Tiffany and Alexander Privott, and Dakota Hicks; great grandsons Case Leenheer and Elijah Bibey; pet Holly; and seven nieces and two nephews. 


A casual style graveside service will be 1:00 PM Sunday at Bethesda Cemetery. Please dress casual and bring a lawn chair. Mrs. Hicks will lie in state at Fry & Prickett Funeral Home in Carthage on Saturday from 1:00 – 5:00 PM. 


Online condolences may be made at


Powell Funeral Home is serving the Hicks family.


Public Viewing: March 13, 2021 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Fry & Prickett Funeral Home
402 Saunders Street
Carthage, NC 28327


Graveside Service: March 14, 2021 1:00 pm

Bethesda Cemetery
Bethesda Road
Aberdeen, NC 28315

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  1. She filled our hearts with happiness and sweet feelings that we will carry forever. Rest in Heaven lovely sister in law.

    Prayers and Comfort for family and friends.

  2. Sammy ,Dale, Ruth,and Faye and family our love and prayers are with you. May God be with you all during this time

  3. I am so sorry for your loss. I worked with Dot at CCNC from 1978 until I retired in2001.
    Our housekeeping bunch were like a big family with Dot being a calming person when
    things got stressful. She will be greatly missed.
    May our Lord and Savior comfort and keep you all.
    Nancy Lawrence

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