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Genevieve Taylor Spears

October 12, 1935 November 20, 2013
Genevieve Taylor Spears
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Rev. Dr. Genevieve Taylor Spears


The  sunset  “beyond  the  horizon  on  Wednesday November 20, 2013.”  Genevieve, Madear said  goodbye  to  Mortality and hello to  Immortality as she answered God’s Summons, she  realized  life beyond the grave.


Genevieve Taylor Spears has to cherish her memories; A loving and devoted husband Deacon O. S. Spears;  Sons, Marion L. Jones Sr., Wife F. Jones and The late Apostle Lester A. Jones and Wife Pastor G. Jones of Orlando, FL,  Wayne Page and Wife S. Page;  Daughter Judy   C. Badger and Husband  Elder  R. J.  Badger   Sr.;   thirteen Grandchildren, eighteen Great Grandchildren and six Great-Great Grandchildren; Sister, Mary A. Johnson and Husband Jr. Johnson;  Brother, Walter Taylor Jr. and Wife Jerry Taylor; Niece, Ann L. Rogers and Husband the late Charles Rogers; and a Great Host of Nieces   and  Nephews;    Brother-In-Law,  David    Spears  and   Wife Fannie Spears; Brother-In-Law John H. Spears and Wife the late Sallie Spears of Alabama.


Genevieve confessed her Hope in Christ in 1970 at Josephine Church of the Living God, Brooksville, Florida. She served as an usher and Co-Pastor for twelve years. She also served as a Program Director, State Ambassador, State Advisory Board of Ordination Licensing ,   coordinated    many  workshops   both  Statewide   and National of the General Assembly. In November 2001, Genevieve founded Damascus Mission Faith Outreach Inc. in Ridge Manor, FL where   she   mentored   and   counseled   countless   Ministers    and Parishioners.   She   served   as   Pastor   from   2001-2011   and   led countless community outreach projects in Pasco and Hernando Counties.  Her   impact   and    legacy   will   be    championed   for generations to come.


Genevieve attended primary school walking two miles a day to Blue Sink and attended Moton High School in Hernando County. Genevieve continued her education earning her AA degree from PHCC and an executive   house   degree,   LPN Nursery from HCC. Genevieve completed the Montessori Program at St Leo College and received then highest level of training adult in Education at USF As a minister of the gospel. She received her Master’s Degree from Nova   Southeastern    University,    Doctor of Divinity from   the Tennessee   School   of     Religion-Tuskegee   Extension   and   many accolades   and   awards   from  Central  Alabama Bible School, Inc. Genevieve, the first Black LPN in Hernando County, was employed at Lykes Memorial Hospital in Brooksville, FL. She was employed in the Hernando County school system where she started the first teen   parenting    daycare  program  in   the  coun ty,  teaching the largest adult education class that year.


     · Genevieve Spears published a book in 1985-copyright  It’s   Spiritual War Time


·    Rev. Dr. G.T. Spears and Deacon Spears “Founder of Damascus Mission Faith Outreach


·    Assisted in the development of The Richelle L. Maner Hart Scholarship Fund

Services: Saturday, November 30, 2013 ~10:00 A.M. ~ Lake Lindsey Cemetery ~ 22371 Lake Lindsey Road ~ Brooksville, FL

Interment: Lake Lindsey Cemetery ~ Brooksville, FL
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