Ms. Kamaya La’Quan Spencer of Fairfield, N.C. entered into eternal rest on October 20,2020.
Kamaya La’Quan Spencer was born on October 21, 1990, to her parents, Gwendolyn Spencer and Jonathan Thomas in Washington, North Carolina. She departed this life on October 20, 2020. She was a warrior who battled a terminal illness, “Sickle Cell Anemia.” She was a fighter who loved deeply.
Kamaya La’Quan Spencer was preceded in death by her grandfather, Nathaniel Thomas; great-grandmothers, Lizzie Gertrude Spencer and Shirley Gibbs; great-grandfathers, Charlie Linvert Spencer and James Lee Gibbs; two aunts, Catherine Gibbs and Dolly Brickhouse; and one uncle, James Gibbs.
Kamaya La’Quan Spencer received her formal education at Mattamuskeet High School in Swan Quarter, North Carolina. She accepted Christ at an early age.
Kamaya La’Quan Spencer loved listening to music and dancing. When she moved, it was like she was gliding in air. She moved to a rhythm that belonged only to her and God.
Kamaya La’Quan Spencer had a very special relationship with her dear grandmother, whom she called “Nana.” Kamaya’s nanawas a very instrumental part of her life through sickness and life’s struggles. Kamaya also had a very special bond with her daughter Ki’Mani whom she loved and adored. She always referred to Ki’Mani as her “Miracle Baby.”
Survivors who will cherish her memories include: one child, Ki’Mani La’Che Spencer; parents, Gwendolyn Spencer and Jonathan Thomas; siblings: Mariyah Midgette, Daisha Chanel Spencer and Brianna Spencer, all of the home; Quadre Thomas of Maury, N.C., Edward Jonta’ Thomas of Plymouth, N.C., Jonathan Thomas (Boochie) of Atlanta, G.A., Jonathan Barrow of Plymouth, N.C., Donovan Davenport of Plymouth, N.C. and Janesha Moore of Greensboro, N.C.; grandparents, Ellen “Nana” Spencer and Carlos Spencer; two aunts, Carla Spencer and Linda Ferebee; six uncles: Marquice Swain, Maurice Thomas, Michael Johnson, Kindell Thomas, Jerry Johnson and Perry Johnson; four great-aunts, eight great-uncles; and a host of cousins, other relatives and friends.
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