Jerome Douglas Hanis was born in Brooklyn, New York on April 2 0, 1963 to Grover R. Harris and Eleanor Pough Harris. Jerome was affectionately known to close family and friends as "Jerry • Jerome graduated from Springfield High School and attended college at LaGuardia Junior College in New York
In his infinite wisdom, God called Apostle Jerome D. Harris from his labor to reward and Jerome entered eternal rest on December 12, 2018 atVitas Hospice in Stockbridge, Georgia.
Apostle Harris accepted Christ into his life at an early age while attending Allen AM.E. Church in St Albans, Long Island, New York. He worked in the church as video photographer. Jerome answered his calling from God to preach and teach his people in the love and admonition ofthe Lord. He was a faithful servant ofthe Father and served him until his passing.
Apostle Jerome Harris was the Pastor and Founder of Christ International Fellowship of Praise Ministries. He also evangelized and preached the Word all He loved music of all types. He was particularly fond of the saxophone and played both Gospel and jazz. Though not formerly trained, he taught himself to play, which gave him much joy.
Apostle Harris loved God and people. He would give you the shirt off his back and the shoes to go with it. He had a spirit of compassion and would do anything he could do to help you. He never met a stranger and was friend to all. He was a very powerful and anointed man of God- and God used him in a mighty way.
He loved his family. Preceding him in death was his devoted mother, Eleanor Pough Harris, who he adored.
Those who now celebrate his life and cherish his memory include: his father, Grover R. Harris, who he loved dearly; sons, Jerome D. Harris, Jr., Joshua Harris and Isaiah Harris; three grandchildren; a host of other family and friends. He will also be missed by members of his churches as well as colleagues who have served with him in Ministry He has several Spiritual children who will miss being able to go to him for strong Godly advice.
We all loved him but God loved him better. For now we say, well done and farewell God's good and faithful servant. Sleep well Apostle and we will see you on the other side. God bless you from those who knew you and love you.
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