Obituary – Jerome, Ted Lee

Ted Jerome

Class of 1963

1963 Maroon SpotlightTed Jerome
Ted Jerome

Vice-President Football ’60-’63, Basketball ’60-’63, Track ’60-’63, Student Council ’60-’62, Junior Play ’61-’62, Senior Class Vice President ’62-’63, Annual King ’61-’62, English Assembly ’60-’61, Letterman’s Club ’60-’63, F.F.A. ’60-’63, F.F.A. Vice President ’62’63, F.C.A. ’62-’63.

Ted Lee Jerome

October 30, 1945 – May 31, 1996

Ted Lee Jerome,50, died at 2:45 a.m. Friday, May 31, 1996 at his home, northeast of Perry.

Funeral was Monday, June 3, 1996 at the First United Methodist church. Rev. Cortez Cranfill officiated. Burial was at Grace Hill cemetery under direction of Brown Funeral home.

Jerome was born at Enid, Okla. on Oct. 30 1945, the son of Tom and Katherine Jerome.

He was a graduate of Perry High school and he had served in the United States Army and the Oklahoma National Guard.

He and Marlyn Elwell were married in Perry on June 24, 1967.

He operated Elwell Auto Supply in Perry for 17 years and had been engaged in cattle ranching for a number years.

Ted was a member of the First United Methodist church, Perry Elks lodge and Perry Golf and Country club.

Among survivors are his wife, of the home; one son and daughter-in-law, Todd Lee and Merilea Jerome, Stillwater; his mother, Katherine Jerome, Perry; one sister Sharon Merz, Fremont, Ca; and one grandchild, Lane Mason.

Ted was preceded in death by his father.