|Birth: ||Jul. 25, 1922|
|Death: ||Oct. 29, 2004|
Jacey D. "Jay" Axley, age 82 died in Phoenix where he had resided since 1957. Parents were J. D. & Leona D. Axley.
He enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1942 in Missouri, where he rose to S/Sgt. rank, and was a proud WWII veteran.
He was married to Mary Jane OKeefe, on 20 Dec. 1942, Perryville, MO. He remained a loving husband for 62 years, a devoted father and grandfather. He was an enduring example of Christian love. He retired as a supervisor from the Motor Vehicle Division of A.D.O.T. in 1986. He is survived by his wife, daughter and son-in-law, Jan and Bob Coombs; granson and wife, Brant and Paula Coombs; 2 great-grandchildren, Taylor and Joshua Coombs. His quiet and gentle spirit was a blessing to many lives, and he will be greatly missed. Interment was at Sunset Memorial Park Nov. 5, 2004, in DuQuoin, IL where he was born.
--pub. in The Arizona Republic. (some info from public records.)
Sunset Memorial Park Cemetery
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Record added: Feb 16, 2010
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U.S. WW II Army veteran.|
Added: Feb. 16, 2010