Heights Funeral Home


Jerome Ronald Brinkley

March 13, 1961December 13, 2020

Jerome Brinkley was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on March 13, 1964. He passed away on December 13, 2020 in Seattle, Washington. Jerome attended St. Elizabeth Catholic School and Benjamin Franklin High School, class of 83. After graduating from High school, Jerome joined the Army and served for 6 years before he was honorably discharged in 1989. He was of the Catholic faith and enjoyed reading, writing, practicing martial arts, playing various instruments, and being a strong presence in his community.

His wonderful life will be cherished by his children; Auryanna Williams, Malcolm Brinkley and Marcus Brinkley, parents Ronald and Florence Brinkley, his sister Theresa Victoria Brinkley and his two nephews Jamaal Johnson and Dean Jordan, close cousin Victoria Bostic-Smith, his grandchildren Imani Johnson, Mackenzie Brinkley, Jaylen Brinkley, Princeton Brinkley, and Zion Joseph and longtime friend Ms. Lou Williams and mother of his children Christine Tatum. Also, a host of family and friends. The inurnment service is scheduled for Wednesday, February 24, 2021, 1:15 PM at Houston National Cemetery.

Jerome was loved by many and so he will be missed in the same fashion. He touched and changed many lives that he knew.


  • Auryanna Williams, Daughter
  • Malcom Brinkley, Son
  • Marcus Brinkley, Son
  • Florence Brinkley, Mother
  • Ronald Brinkley, Father
  • Vickie Bostic-Smith, Sister


  • Inurnment

    Wednesday, February 24, 2021


Jerome Ronald Brinkley

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Tonya Brinkley

February 8, 2021

“May the LORD bless you and keep you; the LORD make his face shine on you and be gracious to you; the LORD turn his face toward you and give you peace.” Numbers 6:24-26

Theresa Victoria Brinkley

December 26, 2020

Roni, I WILL always hold on to our memories and our conversations. You did what you wanted to do with no regrets so I know your SOUL will live on. Rest peacefully. Your only sister will ALWAYS love you! Vicki.

Michael Everett

December 20, 2020

Farewell to my distant cousin. The blessings you left with your family and us will always be cherished. We rejoice because you are praising God through eternity. Graces and mercies are extended to your family.