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Macqusia L. (Shaun) Payne

June 13, 1979 ~ November 15, 2020 (age 41)

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Mrs. Macqusia L. Payne, entered into eternal rest on Sunday, November 15 ,2020 at the Washington County Regional Medical Center, Sandersville, GA.

Graveside services were held on Saturday Nov. 28, 2020 @ 11 a.m. at  Bethesda Christian Church, 2740 Buckeye Rd.,  Tennille ,GA .

She was a product of the Washington County School System where she was a proud 1997 graduate of Washington County High School (WACO).  She was a true fan of WACO football and could always be found at game cheering them on.  She kept the tradition strong in her baby girl Jhakeria who followed her path and excelled in everything that she did at WACO.Macqusia was a member of Washington County BRIM.  She loved Arts and Crafts and was known for her beautiful wreaths.

She was an adamant Atlanta Falcons fans.  She loved to travel and see the world.  She had a glowing contagious personality with a flare of sass and lashes popping.  She never met a stranger.  Her smile was beautiful, and it would light up a room. Strong in spirit she was diagnosed with Lupus, but it never kept her down. She fought through it all not feeling her best at times as a positive role model for her baby girl.

She earned a Bachelor of Arts in Applied Psychology from Florida Institute of Technology.  She was a dedicated employee of the Georgia Department of Transportation for 13 years where she held the position of District Training Officer. She also worked with the 2020 Census. She was a faithful member of (Bethesda Christian Church) were she served as Treasurer and a member of the Pastoral Search Committee until the time of her death. 

Macqusia was preceded in death by her mother Mary, her loving grandparents Willie Ola Harper, Earnest Harper, Sr., John Poole, Sr. and Sallie Poole. Affectionately known as Shaun a beautiful person inside and out her story ended in triumph as she was called home by our Lord and Savior early Sunday morning, November 15, 2020 at (Washington CountyRegional Medical Center) She transitioned from earth to glory. She fought a good fight, and she kept the faith. 

Smart, witty and creative she leaves to cherish her fond memories her loving daughter Jhakeria M. Harris; her father (John Poole, Jr. ); one brother , Marcus Poole; special family friend, Tiasha Redd; Godchildren,Aunts , Uncles nieces/ nephews and a host of cousins other relatives and friends that will miss her. 

Wheeler’s Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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Public Viewing
November 27, 2020

10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Wheeler's Funeral Home
321 East McCarty Street
Sandersville, GA 31082

Gathering of Family and Friends
November 27, 2020

5:00 PM
Wheeler's Funeral Home
321 East McCarty Street
Sandersville, GA 31082

Graveside Service
November 28, 2020

11:00 AM
Bethesda Christian Church
2740 Buckeye Rd.
Tennille, Tennille 31089

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