Virginia Jones Grant

Female 1893 - 1989  (95 years)


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  • Name Virginia Jones Grant 
    Born 7 Aug 1893  Shelby County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • African American
    Gender Female 
    Died 28 May 1989  Canton, Stark County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I73016  Slay Family
    Last Modified 19 May 2019 

    Family Thomas Slay,   b. 1894, Shelby County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Nov 1983, Canton, Stark County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Children 
     1. Thomas Slay, Jr,   b. 17 Nov 1913, Forkland, Greene County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Dec 2002, Tuscaloosa, Tuscaloosa County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)  [natural]
     2. Loretta Slay,   b. 10 Mar 1912, Greene County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Nov 1989, Canton, Stark County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     3. Willis W Slay,   b. 28 Feb 1915, Greene County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jan 1994, Canton, Stark County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 5 Aug 2017 
    Family ID F27819  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Virginia Slay, 102, of Canton

      Services for Viginia Slay will be at 1 pm Monday at the Antioch Baptist Church in Canton.

      Mrs Slay died Wednesday at Timken Mercy Medical Ceneter. She was 102 years old.

      She was born Sept 10, 1886 in Forkland, Ala, and livedi n Canton for more than 50 years.


      Until nine months ago, mother lived alone in her own house," said Loretta Jackson, the daugther with whom Mrs Slay made her home in Canton.

      "Mother age most anything she wanted. I guess we are a long lived family. My father lived to 101. He died five years ago. I'm 75 myself," Mrs Jackson said.

      Mrs slay who was a homemaker, also leaves sons, Willie Slay of Canton, and Tommie Slay of Alabama; 17 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and 21 great-great-granchildren.

      Friends may call 7 to 9 pm Sunday at the Brogdon funeral home in Canton.

      The Akron Beacon (Akron OH)
      Saturday, April 1, 1989
      Page 19