Sergeant First Class (SFC) Jermaul Terrance Sledge, 31
FORT HOOD—Jermaul Terrance “JT” Sledge, son of Joyce (Franklin “Frank”) Dove of Sierra Vista, Arizona and John (Barbara) Sledge, Jr of Vero Beach, Florida, transitioned on November 13, 2019. He was born on October 23, 1988.
With the passing of his Aunts’ Linda Lucas-Weeks, Judith “Judy” Lucas and Uncles’ Anton Lucas and Billy K. Weeks. He is also survived by his mother, Joyce Diane (Franklin “Frank”) Dove of Sierra Vista, Arizona and John (Barbara) Sledge, Jr of Vero Beach, Florida. Jermaul is also survived by his brother Dwayne (Francina), sister Nicole Roberts and newest siblings to the family are sisters’ Uushall (Kareem) Brown, Sativea Dove, and brother Franklin Dove II (DaRhonda Rakestraw). Nieces’, Anasha, Unique, Kassidy and nephews, Lucas, Eli, Cyrus, Jayden, Kingston, Tre, Tai, and Kareem Jr. Uncles’ Jimmie Lucas Jr, of Riverdale, Georgia, Dewong (Angelica) Lucas of Conyers, Georgia, Aunt Patricia Lucas of Dallas, Texas.
Some of his first cousins Danielle (Stacey Lloyd), Patterson-Weeks, Jason Patterson both of Sierra Vista, Arizona, Lenzie Lucas of Jonesboro, Georgia, Adam Lucas of Alabama, Veronica (Derek) Smith, Ft. Gordon, Georgia, Krystina (Murray) Holman of Fayetteville, Georgia, Anton Lucas of San Antonio, Texas, Brianna Lucas of Dallas, Texas, Dewong Jr, D’Angelo, Andelle, Darian, Anessa, all of Conyers, Georgia as well as a host of many family members and friends who are left to cherish his memory
Family and friends are asked to assemble at the Dove’s home at 9 a.m., in preparation for the funeral procession, on November 26 2019.
A Home Coming Celebration honoring the Life and Legacy of SFC Jermaul Terrance “JT” Sledge will be held on Tuesday, November 26, 2019, 10:00 a.m. at the Main Post Chapel, Fort Huachuca, Arizona. Rev. Shawn Buckhanan, Senior Pastor of St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church, officiating.
Jermaul will be buried with military honors at the Southern Arizona Veterans’ Memorial Cemetery, Sierra Vista, Arizona. A viewing was held Monday, November 25, 2019, at Hatfield Funeral Home, Sierra Vista, Arizona.
Unit Memorial to be held Monday, December 2, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. Fort Hood, Texas