The Memoir of Shaneka Shenae Vines
Her Life · Her Love · Her Legacy
Graced with the gift of life on August 25, 1983, a Queen in her own right, was introduced as Shaneka Shenae Quailes. God, being the author and the finisher of our faith, saw fit to receive her back unto his own on Monday, June 15, 2020, at Nanticoke Memorial Hospital in Seaford, DE.
Shaneka was born in Cambridge Maryland to Yolonda (Sampson) Dommon and Anthony Quailes. Her education began in the public schools of Dorchester County, MD and continued to the public schools of Kent County, Delaware, Orange and Bradford Counties of Florida. Upon her return to Maryland, she received her Diploma. Babygirl, as she was affectionately called, furthered her education in a highly desired field of nursing. She accomplished the licensing as a Certified Nursing Assistant and Geriatric Nursing Assistant. In this field, she held jobs at Mallard Bay Care Center, and Genesis HealthCare in Cambridge MD. After spending several years in the medical field, and building dedicated clientele, Babygirl decided to pursue Cosmetology. In 2011, she successfully graduated from Delmarva Beauty Academy and inaugurated her career as a Licensed Cosmetologist. She worked in different salons that accommodated her clients including Smart Styles (Cambridge and Denton), Great Clips, and the Hyatt Regency Salon and Spa. While being a stylist, Babygirl also enjoyed other employment opportunities where she was able to help people, which included The Chesapeake Center and M&T Bank. Shaneka was the owner and operator of Vine of Elegance, a cosmetology service. In just a short period of time, she created lasting and impactful relationships through her current employer, Home Instead Senior Care, in Lewes Delaware.
Babygirl was a praiser, worshiper, and all-around Lover of Jesus Christ, as a result of being reared in a God-Fearing home from a very young age. She was a dedicated member of New Life Christian Church & Ministries, in Cambridge MD, under the leadership of Bishop Weldon & Lady Jacqueline Johnson. Shaneka was also a member of God’s Anointed Choir (Formally Gospel Echoes) of Aireys MD, under the Direction of her Husband, Minister Rayshawn Vines.
Shaneka leaves a legacy to her husband; Minister Rayshawn Vines of Seaford; 5 beautiful Children: Shalonda Robinson (Devonta), Baltimore, Quentin Brown, Azeriah Collins, Ja’Den Collins and Zeriuah Vines; her Parents: Yolonda and Anthony Dommon, Anthony Qualies, Cambridge; 3 brothers: Anthony Askins, Q. Matthew Coley and Dr. Leviticus Henderson of Florida; 2 nephews: Aarion Askins and Jaylan Sampson of Cambridge, her maternal grandmother Jeanette Sampson (Dwight)l of Federalsburg; 3 aunts: Janet Cephas (Lance), Constance Smith (Glenn) and Teresa Savage all of Cambridge; 3 uncles: Kenneth Elliott (Tamra), Herman Sampson and Dwight Sampson all of Cambridge; 1 great aunt, Constance Lamberson (Wardell), Ft. Washington MD; 2 great uncles: Michael Elliott (Glee), Baltimore and Rodney Elliott (Lilly), Cambridge; her mother-in-law, Deborah Vines, a brother-in-law Terry Vines (Shaughanassee); 2 sisters-in-law: Theresa Young Michael) and Tina Murry (DaShawn). Babygirl and her cousins had a very special bond, many of which were like siblings, 3 Best friends: Tiffany Harris, Tracy Wright and Letenia Williams, Her God Children; Shania Dickerson, Makayla Favors and Jamar Williams along with a host of other relatives, friends and clients will forever cherish the memories established.
Babygirl was reunited with her Great Grandmother, Elsie Thompson, Her grandfather, Herman Sampson, and uncle, Timothy Sampson.