The funeral service will be conducted at 1:00 P.M., Saturday, July 23, 2016 at the Magnolia Baptist Church, 415 Hosie Waters Street, Montezuma, Georgia, where Reverend Hosie Waters is pastor. The Reverend David Thomas, pastor of Shady Grove Baptist Church, Ideal, Georgia, will officiate. Interment will follow in the Champ Waters Cemetery, Twin Church Road, Montezuma, Georgia.
Marcus LeShun was born December 6, 1983 in Americus, Sumter County, Georgia to Johnny Cephus and Brenda Gaines Able. He is the stepson of Elder David Able, Jr. He was united in holy matrimony to the former Monica Waters on August 31, 2007. He was educated in the public school system of Macon County, Georgia. He acquired his GED and continued his studies at South Georgia Technical College, Americus, Georgia where he earned his degree in Air Condition and Refrigeration. He joined the Shady Grove Baptist Church of Ideal, Georgia. He was employed with the City of Montezuma Public Works as a small machine operator.
Survivors are a beloved wife of nine years, Monica Natosha Cephus, Montezuma, Georgia; parents, Johnny Cephus, Andersonville, Georgia and Brenda Gaines Able (stepfather, Elder David Able, Jr.), Warner Robins, Georgia); two children, DeMarcavius Cephus, Perry, Georgia and DeAnthony Walker, Warner Robins, Georgia; two siblings, LaKeyshia Cephus and Jontavius Cephus, both of Warner Robins, Georgia; two stepbrothers, David Able, III and Aaron Able, both of Rock Hill, South Carolina; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Ricky and Mary Waters, Montezuma, Georgia; sisters-in-law, Crystal R. Hathaway, Bonaire, Georgia and Alexis M. Waters, Montezuma, Georgia; grandmother, Beatrice Gaines, Oglethorpe, Georgia; aunts and uncles, Thelma Malcolm, Oglethorpe, Georgia, Burnette Waye (James), Atlanta, Georgia, Wanda Oliver (Gregory) Americus, Georgia, Leroy Cephus, Atlanta, Georgia Mary Everett (Keith), Oglethorpe, Georgia, Newton Cephus, Montezuma, Georgia, Willie Cephus, Oglethorpe, Georgia, Eddie Cephus, Macon, Georgia, Wallace Cephus (Carolyn), New Jersey, New Jersey, Eula Mae Green, New Jersey, New Jersey, and Shirley Cephus, Oglethorpe, Georgia; nieces and nephews, Jakia and Joshua Cephus, Zachary, Isaiah and Zoe’ Taylor, and Tori and Jada Hathaway; a host of beloved cousins and friends.