Neal "Jerry" Franklin JeromeJune 27, 1930 ~ December 1, 2017 (age 87)
Neal Franklin “Jerry” Jerome, Jr., 87, of Burnsville, passed away Friday, December 1st, 2017, at Smoky Ridge Health and Rehabilitation. He was born June 27th, 1930, in Muncie, Indiana, to Neal Franklin and Helen Ball Jerome. He was also preceded in death by his brothers and sisters; Bob and Bill Jerome, Phyliss (Jerome) Dean, Jack Jerome, and Janet (Jerome) Lee. Jerry was a US Navy Veteran and a retired construction superintendent.
Surviving are his wife of fifty one years, June McCandless Jerome of Burnsville, children and spouses: Nancy and Daniel Haims of West Palm Beach, and Mike and Dawn Jerome and Sandra Johnson of Marion, Gregory Jerome, Daniel Jerome, Neal Jerome, lll, and Renee Jerome, all of Texas and Terry Jerome of Kansas, great-granddaughter, that he raised, Allison (Allie) Crisp, grandchildren: Walter Haims, Adam and Sarah Haims, Jessica Haims, Samantha Haims, Craig and Ellen Jerome, Ashton and Catrina Branch, Lacie and Johnathan Whitmire, Stacie and Adam Cole, great-grandchildren: Jaden Miller, Kieran Huskins, Gavin Cole, Lizzie Haims, Sawyer Jerome, Jackson and Lindsey Haims, and Max Branch.
A celebration of life will be held at 7 PM Tuesday, December 5, 2017 in the Chapel of Holcombe Brothers Funeral Home. Rev. Forest Westall will officiate. The family will receive friends from 5:30 until 7 PM, prior to the service at the funeral home.