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William Gray "Dub" Slay, Jr
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Birth: Jan. 19, 1912
Biloxi
Harrison County
Mississippi, USA
Death: Oct. 16, 1951
Biloxi
Harrison County
Mississippi, USA

William 'Dub' Gray Slay Jr. (1912-1951), age 40, lifelong Biloxian, retired mail carrier, died at 9:55 p.m. Sunday at the Biloxi Hospital, after an illness of about two years. He had been employed at the Biloxi Post Office for about twelve years prior to which he had been connected with his father in the dry cleaning and tailoring business.Mr. Slay had married Marguerite Lowd (1911-1988)in Harrison County, Mississippi on July 4, 1937.(Harrison Co., Mississippi Circuit Court MRB 48, p. 83)W.G. Slay Jr. was a member of the Biloxi Elks Lodge and Les Pierrots Carnival club. He graduated from Biloxi High School in 1930 having been an outstanding athlete in track and other events.Mr. Slay was survived by his wife, the former Marguerite Lowd (1911-1988), a 12-year old son, W. Gray Slay III; brother, Rayfield Slay; six sisters, Katherine Evelyn Slay m. Lee Paul Gutierrez Sr.; Lucille Slay (1912-2005) m. Dominic A. Fallo (1911-1996); Mrs. J.D. Romero, all of Biloxi; Mrs. Herman Walker-Miami, Florida; Mrs. R.C. Cowan-Ft. Pierce-Florida; and Mrs. Pete Baffes-Chicago; William Gray Slay Sr.-Mobile, Alabma; and other relatives.The funeral will be from the Bradford Funeral Home Tuesday 3 p.m. with services by the Reverend Roy A. Givens, Epworth Methodist pastor. Burial will be in Biloxi Cemetery.REFERENCES:The Daily Herald, 'W.G. Slay Jr. dies after long illness, rites Tuesday, 3 P.M.", October 15, 1951, p. 10.
Added: Apr. 16, 2013 
 
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 Parents:
  William Gray Slay (1883 - 1962)
  Willie Elizabeth Raefield Slay (1884 - 1939)
 
 Spouse:
  Marguerite Lowd Slay (1911 - 1988)
 
 Siblings:
  Katherine Francis Slay Gutierrez (1907 - 1979)*
  William Gray Slay (1912 - 1951)
  Lucile Lorraine Slay Fallo (1912 - 2005)*
  Eunice Slay Cowan (1915 - 1978)*
  Lois Slay Romero (1922 - 1991)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Biloxi City Cemetery
Biloxi
Harrison County
Mississippi, USA
Plot: Section 7, Block 29, Lot 9
 
Maintained by: Liz Brown
Originally Created by: I CARE
Record added: Jun 19, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 92171286
William Gray Dub Slay, Jr
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William 'Dub' Gray Slay Jr. (1912-1951), age 40, lifelong Biloxian, retired mail carrier, died at 9:55 p.m. Sunday at the Biloxi Hospital, after an illness of about two years. He had been employed at the Biloxi Post Office for about twelve years prior to ...(Read more)
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 Added: Apr. 16, 2013
 
 
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