Zay Washington-SandersOctober 30, 1945 ~ May 22, 2017 (age 71)
Varnville,SC-Formerly of Fairfax,SC-
"The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want.
Zay was born the daughter of the late Mr. Emmanuel Washington, Sr., and the late Mrs. Helen Myers Washington, in Allendale County, South Carolina on October 30, 1945. She received her education in the public schools of Allendale County. Zay was a 1964 graduate of the former Fairfax Training School and a member of St. Phillip Baptist Church, Fairfax, South Carolina.
He maketh me to lie down in green pastures: He leadeth me beside the still waters.
He restoreth my soul: He leadeth me in the paths of righteousness for His name's sake.
She was employed with the McClullan Transit, Kyseroth in Allendale, South Carolina, and 15 years with Corbertt Plywood, Fairfax, South Carolina.
Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me. Thou preparest a table before me in the presence of mine enemies: thou anointest my head with oil; my cup runneth over. Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life. . .
Zay is preceded in death by her parents, two children, and a sister, Dollie Lou Washington. Our heavenly father called her from labor to reward, on Monday, May 22, 2017, at the Palmetto Health Baptist Hospital, Columbia, South Carolina.
And I will dwell in the house of the Lord for ever."
She leaves to cherish her fond memories: two loving and devoted daughters: Lillette (Richard) Speaks and Tammy Sanders, all of Varnville, SC; two brothers: Emmanuel (Birdie Mae) Washington, Jr., Fairfax, SC and Curtis Lee (Christine) Washington, Canton, OH; two sisters: Diane Dunbar and Betty J. Williams, both of Fairfax, SC; two grandchildren: Deshawn and Nyckell Wright both of Varnville, SC; a host of nieces, including two special nieces; Starr Dunbar and Amanda Graves; nephews including two special nephews: James D. Dunbar and Rodney Williams; cousins, and caring friends.