WILLIAM "YOGI" JEROME, 76, was born March 8, 1939 in Memphis, TN and passed away January 12, 2016 at Grace Healthcare of Cordova. Yogi was a member of Carriage Hills Baptist Church in Southaven, was a retired officer for the Memphis and Shelby County Airport Authority and was a former lieutenant for the Horn Lake Police Department. Mr. Jerome was an Air Force veteran of the Vietnam War. He is survived by his wife of 42 years, Hazel Jerome of Horn Lake; three sons, Kelly W. Jerome and his wife, Michelle, William A. Jerome and his wife, Patti, all of Southaven, MS, and Christopher L. Jerome and his wife, Lorrie of Niceville, FL; and nine grandchildren, Devin, Casey, Jessica, Brooke, Emily, Patrick, Jon Addison, Christopher, and Alexandra. He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles and Gladys Jerome. Visitation will be Saturday, January 16, 2016 from 11 a.m. until the service begins at 1 p.m. at Twin Oaks Funeral Home in Southaven. Burial will follow in Twin Oaks Memorial Gardens in Southaven. The family requests that any memorials be made to the Alzheimer's Association.