JACKSON DURELL “J.D.” SLAPPY, JR.
HEADLAND, AL… Jackson Durell “J.D.” Slappy, Jr., a resident of Headland, Alabama, passed away Tuesday evening, March 15, 2022, at his home. He was 81.
Funeral services will be held 2:00 P.M. Friday, March 18, 2022, at Wright Funeral Home & Crematory Chapel with Dr. Rickey Plummer officiating. Burial will follow in the Gardens of Memory cemetery. The family will receive friends from 1:00 until 2:00 P.M. prior to the services at Wright Funeral Home & Crematory. Wright Funeral Home & Crematory is in charge of the arrangements.
Mr. Slappy was born in Patmus, Georgia, to the late Jackson Durell Slappy, Sr. and Vera Housten Slappy. He retired as a switchman with GTE Telephone. He had previously lived in Eufaula, Alabama for fifteen years before moving to Headland, Alabama over fifteen years ago. His favorite hobby was wood working. He was a member of the Bethel Baptist Church in Dothan, Alabama.
Along with his parents, he was also preceded in death by his brothers, Harley Slappy, Steve Slappy, and Elmer Slappy.
Leaving to cherish his memories are his wife of fifty-nine years, Betty Merritt Slappy; his daughters, Senena Slappy Sullivan and Sonia Slappy Powell; his grandchildren, Brandon Slappy, Jackson Powell, and Carter Powell; his sister, Vivian Carney; his brothers, Brian Slappy and Harmon Slappy (Lynn); his sisters-in-law, Adrian Slappy and Linda Slappy; and his several nieces and nephews.
Serving as active pallbearers will be Brandon Slappy, Carter Powell, Morris Stringer, Mac Woodham, Ed Scarbrough, and Bobby Anderson.
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