Jerome Kurt Boulden Sr. was born to Albert Boulden and Myrtis Lee Battle Boulden on December 16, 1959 in Houston, Texas. Jerome Sr., departed his Earthly house for his Heavenly home on January 2, 2019.
Jerome was a very active member at First Baptist Church-Cordell, as a child into young adulthood. He was a member of the Church Without Walls until his sudden death.
Jerome received his education in El Dorado, Arkansas. Jerome was a proud 1978 graduated of El Dorado High School in El Dorado, Arkansas, where he was active in different clubs and was also an EHS Wildcats football player. After graduating from high school in May 1978, Jerome enlisted in the Army on July 27, 1978. Jerome was stationed in Fort Benning, Georgia where he received an Honorable discharge on November 14, 1978.
Jerome was a loyal employee of Metropolitan Transit Authority for 24 years. He was also a very vocal Union Member.
On September 21, 1996, Jerome married Veronica Lynn Bell and during this union Jerome Kurt Boulden 11 was born. Jerome Sr., affectionately called Jerome 11 (J2 or just 2)
Jerome was very active in his son J2’s daily life and he loved J2 more than life.
Brother Boulden was a member of the Truth Square 359, Masonic Lodge since 2010. Brother Boulden was raised to a 3rd degree Master Mason in May 2011. The Grand Lodge is United Most Worshipful Scottish Rite Grand Lodge.
Jerome is preceded by his father, Albert Boulden, brother Albert Craig Boulden, maternal grandparents Mr. Clifford Battle and Ms. Ossie L. Autry, his paternal grandparents Mr. Willie and Mrs. Adell Booker and Ms. Wilma Booker, his maternal great grandmother Ms. Nannie Tuggle, and paternal great grandfather Mr. Gus Booker.
Jerome leaves to cherish his fond and loving memories; Veronica Bell Boulden wife of 20 years, son Jerome Kurt Boulden II, his loving mother Myrtis Lee Boulden Kirk, his sisters Eugenia Boulden Ford (Chester), Lisa Boulden Jamerson, his sister-in-law; Dorothy Boulden, Cassandra Bell. Special Aunt Sylverta Davenport and Uncles William C. Battle and Billy Carter. A host of relatives and friends.
Interment Houston National Cemetery.
Services entrusted to: Frazier-Mitchell Funeral Services Inc. 5002 Hershe Street, Houston, Texas 77020.