The funeral service will be conducted at 3:00 P.M., Saturday October 31, 2015 at Nazarene Church of Jesus Christ, 2286 Pineville Road, Buena Vista, Georgia. Elder Larry Franklin Jr., the pastor, will officiate. Interment will follow in Bethel A.M.E. Church Cemetery, 145 Firetower Road, Cusseta, Georgia.
Quanisha was born in Americus, Sumter County, Georgia on December 6, 1993 to Luequiten Burt Colwell and Samuel Colwell, Jr. She was a 2012 graduate of Kingsburg High School in Memphis, Tennessee. Quanisha accepted Jesus Christ as her personal savior at an early age and joined the band of Christian believers at St. John Baptist Church in San Antonio, Texas. Quanisha was currently enrolled in Milan Institute of Cosmetology Studying to be a Master Cosmetologist. She was preceded in death by her grandmothers, Mary Ann Crumbley, Kay Marsha Wooden, and Arthea Tymes; an aunt, Sonya Colwell; and an uncle, Otis Burt, Jr.
She leaves to cherish her precious memories to a son, Anthony Colwell, San Antonio, Texas, a mother Luequiten Colwell (Alonzo Jarrett); a father, Samuel Colwell, Jr. (Ruth Stewart), Columbus, Georgia; grandparents, Otis Burt, Sr. (Diane) Buena Vista, Georgia, Samuel Colwell Sr. (Codane) Columbus, Georgia; five siblings, Darrel Burt (Bejaze), Samuel Colwell III, both of San Antonio, Texas, Cornelius R. Colwell, Americus, Georgia, Sa’ Maurie De’Trel Colwell, Memphis, Tennessee; aunts and uncles, Kimberly Sales (Jamaine), Lawrenceville, Georgia, KaTrina Leverett (Connie), Americus, Georgia, Ronda Carnegie, Tracy Padgett (Dottie), both Columbus, Georgia, Tasha Carnegie (LaShane), James Padgett II (Kim), both of Tampa, Florida, Timothy Battle, Americus, Georgia, Tyrone McKeage, Clarksville, Tennessee, Debra Sims (Eli), Americus, Georgia; one niece, Monica Burt, San Antonio; a host of other relatives and friends.