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Bishop Terry Wayne Clemons

September 4, 1960 ~ July 15, 2018 (age 57)
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Bishop Terry Wayne Clemons was the son of the Late Earline Speight and the Late James Clemons. He was born September 4, 1960 in Greenville, North Carolina.  He was educated in Bergen and Robeson County Schools. He made his earthly transition on July 15, 2018 at Kindred Hospital.  Bishop Clemons was united in holy matrimony to Elder Harriett Clemons. Bishop Clemons, affectionately known as "Da' Bishop" accepted the Lord as his personal Savior, under the ministry of the Late Apostle Amelia McLean at Deliverance Temple of Truth #1 in Dillon, South Carolina, in 1994.  There, he received the divine calling to preach and then was ordained as an Evangelist.  Bishop Clemons worked in Deliverance Temple of Truth of #1 Church as a Sunday School Teacher.  He was also assigned by Apostle McLean as the radio Sunday School Teacher in Fairmont, North Carolina as well as the National Sunday School Superintendent and a member of the Board of Directors in the Temple of Truth Ministries. Bishop Clemons began to travel to Dade City, FL on a regular basis to minster and to help keep the church going.  Later, he was ordained as an Elder in the Lord’s Church.  He was appointed in 2002 by the Late Apostle McLean as the Assistant Pastor of Deliverance Temple of Truth #2 in Dade City, FL after being ordained and consecrated as Pastor of the church in 2004.  Bishop Clemons was known as one of the sons of thunder, ready to move at any moment to do a work for the Lord.   He loved to witness to souls and often said, “Everybody is somebody because God didn’t make no junk!”  Bishop Clemons continued his ministry of serving  at Saint Luke Apostolic Church where he ministered in the bishopric teaching, preaching and training others while in fellowship with the church. Bishop was an entrepreneur and owned his own clothing business called TNT.  Even while doing business, he made himself available to witness to all those he came in contact with.  Bishop Clemons was preceded in death by his son, Tremaine Clemons. He leaves to cherish his memories: 2 daughters, Ashley French of Lumberton, North Carolina and Tanitra Fuller of Elkridge, Maryland;  1 son, George Fuller (Armintha) of Seattle, Washington; a special nephew/son,  Andra McKee (Kita) of Lumberton, North Carolina;  2 brothers, Steve Clemons (Renea) of New Haven, Connecticut and  Bobby Clemons of El Paso, Texas;  3 sisters, Barbara Clemons of Lumberton, North Carolina, Jerri McKee of New Port News, Virginia and Tasha Gaynor of Bethel, North Carolina; 1 Aunt, Shirley Moore of Bethel, North Carolina;  5 sisters-in-law,  Brenda McLean, Amanda Townsend, Linda Freeman (Leroy), Thelma Huggins (Ricky) and Jacqueline Townsend;  1 Brother-in-law, Leroy Townsend Jr. all of Lumberton, North Carolina; 3 grandchildren, Naila, Malani, and Natalya; and a host of nieces, nephews, god-children and friends.  

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