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JW "Jay" Thurman

May 9, 1929 ~ January 1, 2024 (age 94) 94 Years Old

JW Thurman Obituary

JW “Jay” Thurman, 94, of Decatur passed away on January 1, 2024.

Jay was a member of Union Grove Baptist Church, Decatur.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 74 years Joy Bell Thurman; parents, Leon and Dollie Thurman and siblings.

Survivors include daughters, Faye Hawkins, Decatur, and Margaret Calfee, Cleveland; three generations of grandchildren, as well as several nieces and nephews and extended family and friends.

The family will receive friends at Union Grove Baptist Church, Decatur from 12-2 Saturday, January 6th with the funeral at 2 with Rev. Toby Brogden officiating. Interment will follow at Short Creek Baptist Church Cemetery.

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Services

Visitation
Saturday
January 6, 2024

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM

Interment
Saturday
January 6, 2024

3:00 PM

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