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Demetric Marquis Sterling

June 6, 1974 ~ December 5, 2023 (age 49) 49 Years Old

Demetric Sterling Obituary

Dmetric Marquis Sterling was born on June 6, 1974 in Meridian MS to Diane Sterling of Quitman. Mississippi. Dmetric departed this life on Tuesday, December 5, 2023 at Ochsner Watkins Hospital in Quitman, MS. He is preceded in death by his grandfather, Charlie "Shorty" Sterling: two aunts, Ernestine Sterling and Linda Viverette; two uncles, lohn Sterling and Clifton Terrell and one cousin, Troy Sterling.

Dmetric was affectionately known as "Meechie* to his family and “Tric" lo his friends. He was full of life, always laughing and smiling. He was never known to be a sad person and the life of every party. He was educated in the Quitman School District and was employed at Quitman Knitting Mill and Pine Belt Processing.

Meechie leaves to cherish his memory: his loving mother, Diane Sterling of Quitman, MS; his grandmother, Carrie "Mudear"  Sterling: his God Mother, Mary White of Killeen, TX; his son, Asa Marquis Sterling of Decatur, MS: his daughter, Quatava Marquita Amazin Sterling; one sister, Morgan Sterling of Quitman, MS; two brothers, Ernest "Toby”(Andrea) Sterling of Huntsville, AL and Justin (Regina) Dyess of Dallas TX; his extended family, Shannon (Kenny) Magee of Jackson, MS, Fredrick (Patricia) Dyess of West Point, MS and John (LaTisha) Dyess of Huntsville , AL: two nephews and seven nieces which he helped raised: Jayda, Jameya, Jamiya; seven aunts, Georgia Mitchell, Rosie (Ronnie) Lockhart, Patricia McGill, Mary Terrell, Evon Sterling, Michell (Keith) Clopton and LaCal (Detrik) Nicholson; one uncle, Charlie Sterling, Ir.; two special childhood friends, Chris Fleming and Robert Thompson, Ir; his Twinkie, Santana Kinsey; his best friend, Lois Lynch; his lil buddy, Khazi Grady; family and friends of Pineview Circle known as “PVC Clique”along with a host of other relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, December 16, 2023 at 1:00 PM at The Living Church of God Braishertown in Quitman, MS. Rev. Kendrick Whaley will officiate the services. Interment will follow at New Hope Cemetery in Shubuta, MS. 

There will be a viewing period Saturday, December 16, 2023 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM at the church, prior to the services. 

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Services

Visitation
Saturday
December 16, 2023

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Living Church of God Braishertown (Quitman)

Funeral Service
Saturday
December 16, 2023

1:00 PM
Living Church of God Braishertown (Quitman)

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