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William Miller Slay, Jr
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Birth: Jun. 4, 1920
Crystal Springs
Copiah County
Mississippi, USA
Death: Nov. 20, 2010
Gregg County
Texas, USA

William Miller Slay Jr.

Services for William Slay Jr. , 90, of Longview, will be 1 p.m. Tuesday, November 23, 2010, at Welch Funeral Home Chapel, with the Rev. David English officiating.

Mr. Slay passed away Saturday, November 20, 2010, at a local medical facility.

A longtime resident of Longview, William M. Slay Jr. was born June 4, 1920, in Crystal Springs, Miss., to William Miller Slay Sr. and Ava Henry Slay.

He was a member of First Baptist Church of Longview.

Before retiring from the military, he served in the United States Air Force during World War II and Korea.

Continuing his commitment for service to his country, he also served as the assistant director of various Veterans Administration hospitals.

Survivors include his wife of 68 years, Imogene Sullins Slay; brother-in-law and sister-in law, Joe and Bobbie Sullins; nephews, Scott and Jeff Sullins and Gary and Greg Sullins; and nieces, Pam Bryant and Deanna Sullins.

In lieu of flowers, the family would like to encourage donations to the Alzheimer's Alliance, 211 Winchester Dr., Tyler, TX 75701.

An online registry may be signed at, by clicking on the obituaries link.

Published in Longview News-Journal on November 22, 2010
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  William M Slay (1887 - 1974)
  Ava Henry Slay (1894 - 1961)
Created by: Jackie M. Isham, Sr.
Record added: Nov 22, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 61996330

Thank You Sir.
- Jackie M. Isham, Sr.
 Added: Nov. 22, 2010
WW II and Korea War. Another one of Our Real Heroes has left us.
- Jackie M. Isham, Sr.
 Added: Nov. 22, 2010

- Jackie M. Isham, Sr.
 Added: Nov. 22, 2010

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