December 1, 1958 - July 5, 2021
Jerome Harris was born on December 1, 1958, in Saint Louis, Missouri to Elsie and Virgil Harris. In January of 1994, he was blessed with a baby boy, Matthew Jerome Harris, which would be his only child. June of 1999, Jerome was united in holy matrimony to Mary Ellen McWilliams. His mother and father both preceded him in death. His sister Debra also preceded him in death Jerome was employed with Lacdlow Bus Co for approximately 3 years. Jerome was appreciated by his fellow co-workers for his joyful spirit and ear-to-ear smile every morning. He was deeply loved for his home cooking and the confidence he had when serving it. God truly blessed him with an eye for art by being able to translate anything he saw into a drawing or painting. His eye for art did not stop on a simple canvas, he also saw art and beauty in life. From the love of the outdoors to his passion for interacting with new people. Genuinely, he cherished the gift he had for putting a smile on someone’s face even in hard times, which was his true gift. Jerome loved his family immensely. The walls and shelves of his home are layered with family photos. One of his greatest joys was being surrounded by family and friends on any occasion. No matter what he was always willing to entertain. In July of 2021, Jerome’s health took a turn for the worst. On July 5, 2021, Jerome departed this life at approximately 11:00 a.m. after fighting all he could. Yes, he fought a good fight now he lay hold on eternal life. Jerome leaves to cherish his memory: his son Matthew Jerome Harris, his grandson Matthew Jerome Harris Jr., his sister Janet Harris, his brother Rodney Harris, five nephews Myron, Greg, Jason, Shawn, and Rodney, his two nieces Porshia and Ashley.
Jerome Harris was born on December 1, 1958, in Saint Louis, Missouri to Elsie and Virgil Harris. In January of 1994, he was blessed with a baby boy, Matthew Jerome Harris, which would be his only child. June of 1999, Jerome was united in... View Obituary & Service Information
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