Armstrong, Jerome William (Cleveland)

Sunday, October 8, 2017
Jerome Armstrong
Jerome Armstrong

Jerome William Armstrong, 44, of Cleveland, Tennessee, passed away on October 4, 2017.

He was born on August 9, 1973 to William Roy and Betty Jean Armstrong. Jerome was a lifelong resident of this area. He enjoyed working on cars and playing darts. He was also very active in coaching youth sports such as baseball and upward soccer.

He was preceded in death by his father William Roy Armstrong; grandmothers Velma Hall and Ressie Armstrong; uncles: Dennis Burchfield, Richard Armstrong, and Roe Armstrong and his aunt Nellie Armstrong. 

He leaves behind to cherish his memory his mother Betty Jean Armstrong; son, Preston Zane Armstrong; sisters Jennifer McCracken (Kenny) and Kelly Noble (Joe); brothers: Michael Roy Armstrong (Virginia), Brent Armstrong, and Brad Armstrong. In addition to these he leaves behind numerous nieces, nephews, and extended family members and friends. 

The family will receive friends on Sunday, Oct. 8, from 1-3 p.m. at Companion Funeral Home at 2419 Georgetown Rd. NW, Cleveland, TN 37311.

A celebration of life service will be held at 3 p.m. following the visitation with Reverend Richard Doug Snyder. Interment will follow the service in Reliance, TN. 

You are invited to share a personal memory or your condolences with his family at his online memorial located at www.companionfunerals.com.

Companion Funeral and Cremation service and the Cody family are honored to assist the Armstrong family with these arrangements.



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