Jerry Crooks was born to Roger and Nettie Harrison Crooks on September 17, 1963, in Huntsville, Texas.
Jerry grew up and received his formal education in Huntsville, Texas, through HISD and graduated from Huntsville High School in 1982.
Jerry was preceded in death by his father: Roger Crooks. He leaves memories with his mother: Nettie Crooks; children: Lillian Crooks-Thomas (Eddie) and Quentin Freeman-Crooks; both of Huntsville, Texas, Brandon Crooks and Dominique Crooks; both of Houston, Texas; grandchildren: Lillie Burnett, Alexis Miller, Frank Miller IV and Jaleyah E’moni Thomas; all of Huntsville, Texas; sisters: Norine “Renea” Johnson; of Houston, Texas, Sona Crooks; of Houston, Texas, Bridgett Collins; of Huntsville, Texas and LaTasha Crooks; of Washington, DC.; brothers: Jimmy Harrison (Andrea); of Richmond, Texas, Robert Crooks (Edwina); of Houston, Texas, Donnell Harrison; of Houston, Texas and Alvin O’Bryant; of Huntsville, Texas and a host of additional relatives and friends.