Russell Myers Slay

Published 7:35 pm Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Services for Mr. Russell Myers Slay, of Wesson, are 1 p.m. Wednesday, June 26, 2019, at Sylvarena Baptist Church with interment at the church cemetery.

Visitation is from 10 a.m. until time of service at the church.

Riverwood Family of Brookhaven are in charge of arrangements.

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Mr. Russell Myers Slay, 75, went to be with his Lord on June 25, 2019, at his residence.

He was born on Oct. 1, 1943, to the late Harold Alexander Slay and Susie Nell Myers Slay.

Mr. Slay served his country in the United States Army National Guard and was a retired lineman for Entergy for 48 years and was a member of Sylvarena Baptist Church.

Preceding him in death were his parents; sisters, Pat Slay King and Betty Slay Keywood and brother, Von Slay.

Those left to cherish his memory are his wife, Jo Slay; daughters, Julie Slay Lowery and husband, Danny, and Jennifer Slay Smith and husband, Nick; sisters, Debbie Slay Nance and Ann Slay Weeks; brother, Jimmy Slay; sister-in-law, Brenda Slay; grandsons, Ky Lowery and wife, Alex, Connor Lowery and Maddie, Cade Lowery, Slay Acy and Trevor Smith; great-granddaughter, Emmerie Claire Lowery; and a host of nieces and nephews and other family member.

Memorials can be made to the Blair E. Batson, 2500 N. State St. Jackson, MS 39216.

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