Douglas Slay, 92, of Crystal Springs, died Tuesday, March 17, 2009 at Copiah Living Center in Crystal Springs.
Visitation will be 5pm-8pm Thursday at Stringer Family Funeral Home in Crystal Springs. Services will be 10am Friday at Stringer Family Chapel in Crystal Springs with burial in Harmony Cemetery. Stringer Family Funeral Services in Crystal Springs is handling arrangements.
Mr. Slay was a native and lifelong resident of Copiah County. He was a retired commercial construction superintendant with Howie Construction and Barlow and Plunkett Construction. He had been married to Waldyne Barlow Slay for 72 years. Mr. Slay was a member of Harmony Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother and a sister.
Survivors include: wife Waldyne Barlow Slay; sons, Barlow Slay and wife Jo Ann of Pearl and Phillip Slay and wife Joyce of Crystal Springs; grandchildren, Clayton Slay, Timothy Slay, Scott Slay, and Melissa Slay Bailey; and 10 great grandchildren.