Thandi Maud Makwakwa
Sunrise: 09 July 1942Sunset: 13 September 2011
(Excerpt from poem by Maya Angelou)
Now you understandJust why my head's not bowed.I don't shout or jump aboutOr have to talk real loud.When you see me passingIt ought to make you proud.I say,It's in the click of my heels,The bend of my hair,the palm of my hand,The need of my care,'Cause I'm a womanPhenomenally.Phenomenal woman,That's me.In addition to many relatives and loved ones, Sis Thandi will bemissed by her husband Boyce Makwakwa, daughtersNonhlanhla Onica and Duduzile Makwakwa, son ThembaMakwakwa, son-in-law Japie Masokameng and NomsaMaphiliba. She also leaves behind her granddaughters MandisaMakwakwa Masokameng and Sphesihle Makwakwa, andgrandson Mbulelo Maphiliba. She was preceded in death by herparents, son-in-law, Sbusiso Nsibande and granddaughterSbusisiwe Maphiliba.