William “Bill” Ellison Salley II, age 57 of Goodlettsville, Tennessee passed away on Monday, April 17, 2017. Bill was born in Holmes County, Mississippi on February 5, 1960.
He was a graduate of Delta State University, Cleveland, Mississippi with a Bachelor of Education in Music and a graduate of New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary with a Masters in Christian Education. He was an ordained minister serving in several churches as Minister of Music & Youth in Mississippi and North Carolina for over 25 years.
He was preceded in death by his father, William “Billy” and mother, Maxine McClellan Salley.
Bill is survived by his wife of 37 years, Fran; son, Joshua of Bowling Green, Kentucky and daughter, Rachel; sisters, Sandra Learned of Southaven, Mississippi and Susan Lusk of New Albany, Mississippi.
A memorial service will be held at 7 p.m., Monday, May 15, 2017 at Parkway Baptist Church in Goodlettsville, Tennessee with visitation beginning at 6 p.m.
A final memorial service will be held at 2 p.m., Sunday, July 16, 2017 at First Baptist Church in Lexington, Mississippi. Friends and family will gather to pay their respects to their beloved Bill.