Roy Jerrell Abney, Jr. “The General”

Roy Jerrell Abney Jr. “The General”, age 61, passed away Thursday, June 29, 2023 surrounded by his loved ones. He was born on December 27, 1961, in Jackson, Mississippi to his parents, Jane Adams and Roy Abney, Sr., both have preceded him in death.  Jerrell is survived by his spouse, Donna; son, Jacob Abney; daughter, Christina Abney; sisters, Tissy May (Marshall) and Missy Rand; brothers, Ronnie Abney and James Abney (Billy). He also had several nieces, nephews, great nieces, and great nephews that loved him & could always count on him; dogs, Zeus and Buddy; and his bird, Karmen. He started his own company ‘Shelby Lawncare’ from the ground up after his time in the Navy.  Jerrell was an Alabama fan to his core.  He would sometimes answer his phone with ‘Roll Tide’.  He would help anyone. Even after life, he helped several others by being a registered organ donor. Jerrell had a never-ending love for kids Jacob and Christina. Jerrell will be greatly missed by many. A Celebration of Life will be held Saturday, July 8, 2023, in the Charter Funeral Home Chapel. A visitation will be held at 1 pm followed by a service at 2 pm.