Age 27, went home to be with our Dear Lord on February 29, 2012. He was born June 29, 1984, in Lansing. Jerome was a High School graduate and attended L.C.C. while working as a skilled laborer at Reid Machinery of Lansing, MI. Jerome was a quiet sensitive man who loved his family and had a great sense of humor. He will be remembered for his warm heart and loving spirit.
Surviving are: His mother, Brenda Benton; Stepfather, Edward Reid; Grandmother, Arcelia Mae Norman; Sisters, Tamara Walker (Ralph Williams), Robyn Benton; Brothers, William Walker, Brook Benton. Roman Benton, Nieces, Myah Walker, Maliah, Makenna Williams, Nevaeh Benton and Simone Benton; Nephew, Edward Walker; also, Aunts, Uncles, Cousins and a host of extended family and fond friends.
The funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m. Monday, March 5, 2012, at the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel, with interment to follow in Evergreen Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Sunday.