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Jerome Holt

Mr. Jerome Holt was born April 21,1959 in Titus, Alabama to the late Eissie Maud and Curtis Holt and relocated to Columbus, Ohio when he was 4 years old.

Jerome was a 1979 graduate of Columbus Public Schools and worked for the Department of Taxation and G & J Pepsi.

Jerome was a member of Word at Work Ministries under the leadership of Pastors Mike Peebles and David Peppers. He was also a member of Bethlehem Temple and Mt Zion Churches under the leadership of the late Bishops Walter Jones and Gilbert Price.

He loved reading and studying the bible and listening to gospel music especially Rance Allen.

He loved fishing and working on cars with Deacon Bowers and Deacon Hayes. He would be fondly remembered as the Deacon with the church keys. He was an avid Dallas Cowboy’s fan and love watching old school cartoons.

Jerome leaves us with a great example of being able to continue in the Faith despite all the obstacles he faced in life.

He was preceded in death by one brother, Walter Glen Holt, three sisters, Evon Bozeman, Dixie Mae Holtzclaw and Claranell Washington. Mother and Father in-law (Cortez and Hubert Moore), Sister and brother-in-law (Dee Dee and Calvin Mitchell) of Tazewell, VA. God Mother Mary Franklin, Church Mother Ruth Jones and “Adopted” parents Joe and Elouise Copeland.

Jerome leaves to mourn, his wife of 39 years Penny. Godchildren Tyrone Jones, T.J. Marshall, LeAnn Taylor, Ani Watson, and their children, all of Columbus, OH. Brother-in-law Tommy (Nancy McDonald) of Tazewell, VA. Four brothers, George (Jackie) Holt, of Titus, AL, Curtis, Rickey and Clyde Holt, of Montgomery, AL, two sisters, Connie (Eddie) Woodhouse and Marynell Smith of Titus, AL., one Aunt Margie Mims of Lansing, MI. Special cousins Linda and Lorenzo Holt. Special friends Henry Qualls, Charles Pack, David Norman, Sonya Hayes, Charles and Lillian Burger, Church Mother Georgia Durroh, a host of nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Dress is casual and anyone wishing to represent their NFL or college teams, please do so.

The family is asking in lieu of flowers please send a donation to the Kidney Foundation.

A graveside service will be held at Evergreen Cemetery January 7th at 10:00 am.

Repass to be determined.

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