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Jerry Lewis Mace

Jerry Lewis Mace

May 6, 1960 – November 12, 2022

It is with great sadness that the Mace family announces the passing of Jerry Lewis Mace of Wimauma, Florida. Jerry received his eternal reward on November 12, 2022, at the age of sixty- two. He spent his final days at home surrounded by family and friends. The love of his life, Tammie, faithfully cared for him to the very end.

Jerry was preceded in death by his precious mother, Dorothy HudkinsMace and his brother, Robert Ray Mace.

He is survived by his wife, Tammie; his father, Bobby Mace (Vickie); his children and their spouses, Kevin Mace (Joyce) and Velda Harris (Andrew); his grandchildren, Titus, Isabelle, Macey and Caleb; step-grandchildren, Devon, Noah, Andreanna, Micah, Jeremiah, Alayna, and Dallas; brother-in-law, Alan Humphries (Miriam); sisters-in-law Connie Hardin (Mike – deceased) and Cassie Humphries (Robert); and many family members and friends.

Jerry loved his family immensely. Although, he will no longer be able to gather with them, they are left with so many wonderful memories of times spent together. His beloved, Tammie, was the apple of his eye and his soul mate. They shared many fun adventures together over the years from trips all over the country. His children have a strong faith in the Lord and are blessed to have had such a courageous and strong father. His grandchildren will always remember that their Papa would go through any length or distance to celebrate special moments in their lives. He was the best son, husband, father, and Papa.

The definition of friend was embodied by Jerry in every aspect of life. He was always ready to lend a helping hand, a listening ear, a crying shoulder, and a kind smile. Jerry loved people and people loved Jerry. The evidence of this was beautifully displayed during his final weeks here on earth, when family and friends traveled from all over to see him.

As an Ordained Bishop in the Church of God, Jerry Lewis Mace served as the Director of Operations at the Lake Wimauma Convention Center since October 2005. He ministered for twenty-nine years as a Senior Pastor in Florida and a Youth Pastor in North Carolina and Georgia. His legacy and leadership will live on in the lives of everyone who has had the privilege to know him.

In lieu of flowers, the family is asking donations be made to : The Heart of Florida Youth Ranch, 15833 U.S. 310, Citra, FL 32113.

Funeral Arrangements are:

Tuesday, November 15, 2022

Viewing: 1:00-3:00pm

Funeral: 3:00pm

Lake Wimauma Convention Center

5408 FL-674, Wimauma, FL 33598

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  • Darlene Miller says:

    Tammy, Kevin, Velda, and family. You are in our prayers. Although we haven’t seen you in many years we have kept up with you on Facebook. Very sorry for your loss but thankful that Jerry’s reward is great. Prayer will continue. Love, George, Darlene, And Family.

  • Lynda Dean says:

    We will miss Jerry’s smiling face on the campground! He was a friend to everyone and a champion for us all. He was fair, kind and true to his word. A man of integrity. I appreciate all he and Tammy have done to create community here in Wimauma!
    Praying God watches over his family until they meet again!

  • James Freeman says:

    We will miss you Jerry, it will be very soon that we see you again in heaven, you are with your mother you missed greatly, and with Jesus most important of all, it will be worth it after all the songwriter wrote, it will be worth it after all of these trials, Your home on high can’t be compared to what is here on earth, Praising God in your robe of pure white, before we know it we all will be in heaven, those that have Jesus in our hearts, And we will live with God Forever more!

  • Bob and Sylvia Sams says:

    Jerry was a dear and precious friend and we loved him like family. He helped us all on the campground and will be sorely missed. Praying for Tammi and the entire family..

  • Denver & Sassy Carpenter says:

    There’s a story behind every person. There is a reason why they leave a special light in your heart. Jerry made it possible for Denver and for me to see the ocean for the first time in 2013. Jerry and Tammie welcomed us as Family.
    Forever in my heart until we meet again.

  • Tim Tanner says:

    He was my absolute favorite all the way around, youth pastor, extended uncle and friend. So grateful he got my parents to move to Florida. Hopefully he’s already met up with my father in heaven… he will be missed truly

  • Melissa Tate says:

    I am extremely saddt to here of Jerry passing..Mr. Jerry was my Youth pastor for my teenage years and if it wasn’t for Jerry and his youth group I don’t know where me and my twin sis would be in life I know for sure he played a great role in our lives kinda like the Dad we wished we had. My heart and prayers go out to Tammy velda and Kevin. Jerry was a good good man I am Thankful to have been blessed to have had him growing up. I know he will be greatly missed.

  • Michelle Tate says:

    I am so sorry to hear this . Mr. Jerry Mace was such a strong man of faith . He was our youth pastor about 20 something odd years ago here in Charlotte North Carolina at Eastway Church of God . His youth ministry brought me and my sister closer to the Lord , at a time we needed it most . He left an unforgettable impression on us that we still talk about to this day.
    My heart goes out to his family at this time. Y’all are in our prayers and our thoughts.

  • Chastity Ott says:

    I know the family is going threw a lot but not to let his whole family know of his passing is wrong none of you bothered to his ant Bonnie or his cusion Margie who he grew up with like a sister that is so hurtful should be ashamed of yourselves not only that not even put in the rememberance selfish people do selfish things what do you think jerry would say to you

  • Anthony Pauldin says:

    It’s with deep hearts that we have lost a dear friend and brother in christ. We know heaven has received one of their warriors home after he has completed his mission. His love and spirit carries on in his beloved and precious wife Tammy. Through his children, Kevin and Velda, grandchildren, inlaws, families and friends. May God give the family peace and guidance as they navigate new waters of life. Know that you are not alone as we are all here for you.

    May his grace and mercy cover you in Jesus Name.

    Love Anthony, Daphne, Olivia Miles Pauldin.

  • Coni Pridgen Sumner says:

    Miss Tammie,
    I can’t express my love for you and your family. My parents Glenn and Alvisell Pridgen spoke highly of you both. My heart is sad,however we will all be together soon.

  • Tina Manus says:

    Tammie and all the family…
    My heart is broken for you, and for all of us. I’m so sorry for your loss. Love and prayers to you all.

  • Ann and John says:

    Tammy, Velda, Kevin and family. We are so sorry for your loss. Our hearts break for you. We loved Jerry and have fond memories of him and of y’all. So sorry we are so far apart especially at times like this. He is in God’s hands now and is reunited with his mother. Just know that we love you and are praying for you all. Without a doubt, God is saying “Well done, good and faithful servant. You have been faithful over a little, I will set you over much. Enter into the joy of your master.” Love Ann and John

  • Pat and John Marks says:

    Tammie. So sorry to hear that Jerry has passed, our prayers are with you and your family.

  • Audrey and Tommy Lancaster says:

    Dear Tammie and children, Tommy and I are heartbroken to see what you are going through at this time. We love you all and pray for you daily. We will miss Jerry and the brightness that he brought into our lives. Somehow I know he is once again healthy and his light is shining even brighter from above. Hugs, love and prayers always.

  • Katherine Beach says:

    Hi Tammy,
    So sorry to hear about your loss. I hope you will continue taking
    care of the business down there. We all are praying for you and your family.

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