Jerome Jett, April 13, 1931-Oct. 30, 2012, of Columbia

Thursday, November 1, 2012 | 10:44 a.m. CDT

Jerome “Jerry” Jett, 81, passed away on October 30, 2012.

Visitation will be from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. on Monday, November 5, 2012, at Memorial Funeral Home. A funeral service will follow at 11:00 a.m. Interment will be in Memorial Park Cemetery.

He was born April 13, 1931, in Columbia to Monroe and Laura (Ketchum) Jett. He served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War. After returning home he went back to his hobby of CB Radios. His was one of only four in Columbia at the time. Jerry was a member of Odd Fellows Lodge for 60 years. He achieved the rank of Colonel.

Jerry is survived by caregiver, Martin Andrews; two step nieces, Joyce Andrews and Julie Andrews; and several cousins.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

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