Jerome Abbott Sr.
Born: December 30, 1969
Died: April 17, 2021
Jerome Abbott, Sr. was born December 30, 1969 at Silver Cross Hospital. He had his own Lawn Service for over ten years, while also working at Walmart Automotive. He transitioned into eternal life on April 17, 2021.
Jerome was preceded in death by his mother, Barbara Abbott; brother, Felix Abbott; grandparents, Felix and Annie Abbott; a special uncle, Eddie Blakney, Sr. and a special cousin, Floyd Faint, Sr.
He is survived by his wife, Carmen Abbott; seven children, Jerome Abbott, Jr., Jamari McAfee, Janae Johnson, Jermarion Abbott, Tanisha (Derrick) Martin, Kenya Houston and Latara Houston; four siblings, Stanford (Lashell) Abbott, Crystal Abbott, Ann Abbott and Sherri Abbott; parent-in-love, Ed (Gloria) Parham, Sam (Lorine) Mitchell; five sisters-in-love; three brothers-in-love; 11 grandchildren; 21 nieces and nephews; 20 great nieces and nephews and one great-great nephew; and a host of other relatives and friends.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, April 28, 2021 from 4:00-6:00 PM at the funeral home and Thursday, April 29, 2021 from 9:00-11:00 AM at St. John M.B. Church, 104 E. Zarley Blvd., Joliet, IL, Rev. Herbert Brooks, Jr., Pastor. Service at 11:00 AM, Pastor Emeritus Edward Martin, Jr., officiating. Interment following at Elmhurst Cemetery, Joliet, IL.
Minor-Morris Funeral Home, Ltd.
112 Richards St. (815) 723-1283
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Published by The Herald-News from Apr. 23 to Apr. 26, 2021.