The funeral service will be held at 2:00 P.M., Saturday, July 29, 2017 at St. John A.M.E. Church, 220 South Hudson Street, Plains, Georgia. Reverend Shirley Strawter, pastor, will officiate. Burial will follow at Lebanon Cemetery in Plains, Georgia.
Shaun Vincent Gary was born in Americus, Sumter County, Georgia to Dudley Gary and the late Shirley Sheppard Gary on November 29, 1977. He was educated in the public school system of Sumter County where he attended Sumter County Comprehensive High School, Americus, Georgia.
He was employed with various companies including Hickory Springs, Plains Product Inc., and Perdue Farms. He also enjoyed working with his father doing masonry work. At an early age he accepted Jesus Christ as his personal Savior and joined the band of Christian Believers at St. John A.M.E. Church in Plains, Georgia.
He leaves to cherish his memories: his father, Dudley Gary, Americus, Georgia; two siblings, Tiffany Gary and Shannon (Tanickey) Harris, all of the Columbus, Georgia; five nieces, Nyesha Gary, Dabresha Gary, Nykeria Brown, Kyndall Waldon, and M’Kenley Gary; two nephews, Lamarcus Murphy, Jr., and Ty’Quarious Murphy; two godsons, Dequarious Burton and Desmond Burton, Jr.; aunts, Inez Battle (Johnny), Bertha Bruce (Walt), all of Plains, Georgia; uncles, Larry Sheppard (Connie), Jacksonville, Florida, Willie Sheppard, Atlanta, Georgia; great aunts Clara Daniels and Queenie Gary both of Americus, Georgia a host of cousins and friends including devoted cousins Iletha Durham, Desmond Burton Sr., Moses Jackson, Jerry Boone, and Lisa Cross; devoted sister and brother-in-law, Chinquita Laster (Gabriel); devoted friends Shanetta Thomas, Curtis Boddy, and Cynthia Bridges.