(CARROLLTON, Ga.) Jerome Joiner, 48, of Carrollton, Ga., died Saturday, May 11, 2019, at Tanner Medical Center.

The funeral will be Friday, May 17, at 2 p.m. EDT at Martin & Hightower Heritage Chapel with the Rev. Joy Griffin officiating. Interment will follow in Mt. Carmel United Methodist Church Cemetery in Woodland, Ala.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 1 p.m. until the hour of service.

He was born Oct. 22, 1970, in Peoria, Ill., son of Larry Joiner and the late Josette Simone Colrat Joiner. Jerome was a Woodland High School graduate and attended Devry Institute of Technology, West Georgia Technical College and the University of West Georgia, where he received numerous associate degrees and certificates. Upon moving to Carrollton, Jerome went back to work for Southwire, where he worked as a plant supervisor. He made a career change in 2003 when he took a job at Georgia Power. Jerome had a passion for photography and travel and knew how to appreciate life's causal beauty. He was an active volunteer with the THS Emergency Shelter.

He is survived by his father, Larry Joiner of Woodland; sons, Patrick Craig Joiner (Latisha) of Augusta, Ga., and Trey Joiner of Minneapolis; daughter, Alexandra Simone Joiner (Frankie Martin) of Villa Rica, Ga.; sisters, Andre Mason and Beatrice Ahkras; and one grandson to be born in August. He was preceded in death by his mother; and a brother, Douglas Reavely.

Those serving as pallbearers will be Kelvin Graham, David Lassiter, Josh McCorsley, Jon McCorsley, Curtis Spindell and Chad Wilson. Serving as honorary pallbearers will be volunteers and guests of the THS Emergency Shelter.

Flowers are welcome and /or donations can be made to THS Emergency Shelter in Jerome's memory at P.O. Box 1604, Carrollton, GA 30112. Messages of condolences can be sent to the family at http://www.martin-hightower.com/www.martin-hightower.com .

Martin and Hightower Heritage Chapel, Carrollton.