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J.D. Sumbry, Jr.

Passed 05/12/2019

Obituary for J.D. Sumbry, Jr.

Mr. J.D. Sumbry, Jr., 87, of Phenix City, AL died Sunday, May 12, 2019.

Funeral service will be 11:00 a.m. EST, Friday, May 17, 2019

at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, Phenix City, AL with Rev. Alfonza Seldon, pastor, officiating. Interment will follow in Ft. Mitchell National Cemetery. Visitation will be Thursday, May 16, 2019 from 2-8 p.m. EST according to Taylor Funeral Home, Inc.

Mr. Sumbry was born October 21, 1931 to the late Rev. J.D Sumbry, Sr. and the late Annie Bell Jackson Sumbry. He served in the U.S. Army and retired from Civil Service, Ft. Benning, GA; He was one of the founding members of the gospel group Bright Stars Gospel Singers and a member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church.

Survivors include one loving son, Bobby (Janice) Sumbry of Lawrenceville, GA; one granddaughter, Shetara Sumbry of Columbus, GA; one sister, Jimmie Mae Calhoun of Chicago, IL; one devoted nephew, Anthony (Michelle) Wallace, Sr. of Phenix City, AL; one devoted cousin, Tracy (Sabrina) Echols of Phenix City, AL; a host of other relatives and friends.

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