J.W. was born December 9, 1956 to the late Jayrodis and Leatrice Salley. He departed this life September 28, 2019 at his residence. Home-Going Celebration will be Friday, October 4, 2019 at Springtown United Methodist Church, 8807 Augusta Hwy., Smoaks, South Carolina. Reverend Dr. Norman A. Brown, Pastor and Eulogist. Interment, Old Miss Cemetery, Smoaks, South Carolina. A public viewing will be held Thursday, October 3, 2019 at the Stephens-Maree-Tracy Funeral Home Chapel of Serenity from 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
J.W. was a member of the Springtown United Methodist Church from his youth. He attended the public schools of Colleton County and was a graduate of the Ruffin High School Class of 1975.
He leaves to cherish his memories, his loving wife Marilyn Edwards Salley; one son, Demetrick Salley (Khalilah), one daughter, Takesha Salley; Four granddaughters, Zyaira Fryar, Demetria Salley, Laila Salley, and Raegan Salley; four brothers Fred Salley (Bea), John Salley (Rose), Lewis Salley (Leslie) Gerald Salley; one sister, Charlene Salley; four aunts, Almetta Hodges, Pauline Dubois, Vernetta Beal, and Beverly Edwards; two sisters-in-law, Brenda Edwards Stephens (Nathaniel) and Rosalee Edwards Ford (Robert); two special friends, Keith Salley and Jimmy C. Martin and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. J.W. was loved by his entire community and he will be missed!!!
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