Bishop Demarco Jerome Speight

Published 12:28 pm Monday, July 20, 2020

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Bishop Demarco Jerome Speight

July 8, 2020

Bishop Demarco Jerome Speight, 41, of Tallahassee passed unexpectedly on Wednesday, July 8, 2020. Funeral services were 3 p.m. Saturday at the Old West Enrichment Center, with burial in Greenwood Cemetery.  Born in Bainbridge, Ga., where he graduated from Bainbridge High in 1997, Bishop Speight was also a graduate of Albany State University and Grand Canyon University. He was associated with Baker County Holiness Church until God led him to establish Fire Baptized Ministries, Tallahassee. He ad been a longtime educator at Griffin Middle School.

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Survivors include his mother, Joyce Spade; father, Loren Jones; brothers: Lewis Peterson, Tyneal (Shevanda) Haywood, Terry (Tyreece) Echols, Nathan (Annatacher) Person, Preston Robinson; sisters, Sabrina Peterson, Audrea (Phillip) and Melissa Williams, Alegra Robinson, Jocelyn Nelson and Tunisia Dixon Tinson; and a host of other relatives and friends.