Elder Ronnie Shade was born November 29, 1961 in Jones County, Laurel, MS to Mr. Jack Shade and Mrs. Susie Jimerson. The oldest of six siblings, Elder Shade lived in Mississippi all his life. He attended North Gulfport and Harrison Central High Schools. Elder Shade was married to Mrs. Tracy Lynn Shade for 9 years. He was a member of Rivers of Living Waters Church of God for 20 years under the leadership of Apostle B.R. Jackson. Elder Shade began preaching God�s word in 1985. Later, Elder Shade and his wife joined New Evening Star now under the leadership of Pastor Donnie Farmer. Elder Shade was once employed with the City of Gulfport and was employed with Goodwill Industries at the time of his passing. Elder Ronnie Shade was preceded in death by his father, grandmother, and grandfather. He leaves to cherish his memories his loving wife, Tracy Shade, his mother Susie, father Kennard Jimerson, 3 sisters, Jackie (Arthur) Grant, Angie Plumer, Kenyotta (Kenon) Calmes, 2 brothers, Mr. and Mrs. Kennard Jimerson Jr., Ken Richard (Briged) Jimerson, 3 sons, Mario Shade, Brandon, Larenzo, daughter, Teala an uncle, Alfred Sullivan, an aunt Henrietta Kennedy and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. The family has entrusted the care of their loved one to the professional staff of RICHMOND-AUGUST FUNERAL HOME.