Martin, Jerome

Friday, October 13, 2017
Jerome Martin
Jerome Martin
Jerome Martin, 56, passed away on October 4, 2017. 
 
He graduated from City High School and previously employed with the Chattanooga Choo-Choo, the Chattanooga Trade Center and Erlanger Hospital as a chef.

He leaves to cherish his memories his siblings, Sonja Martin, Mary Ann Martin, Beverly Levett, Sonja Martin, Raymond, Gregory and Hugh Martin; several nieces, nephews, other relatives and dear friends.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 14, in the chapel at John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995.


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