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Dorcil "Jackie" Albair

January 7, 1943 ~ May 17, 2020

Dorcil “Jackie” Albair, 77, of Hackberry passed away Sunday, May 17, 2020.

Jackie was born in Kentucky and often spoke about growing up in the “Coal Chute” in the heart of the Kentucky “Hillbilly” region.  She met her husband, Butch, on a visit to Hackberry and they were married after two weeks into a union of over 30 years.  She was an extremely talented lady, singing in the family band, and an artist. Dorcil was known as “Crawfish Jackie” for her Crawfish scenes and stories. She was featured in the local news and the Lagniappe Magazine.

Left  to cherish her memory are her children, Paul Harrison of Indiana, Theresa Harrison of Hackberry, William Shehan, Jr of Hackberry, Melissa Shehan of Vinton; stepson Bobby Albair of Oregon; siblings, Faye Sloan, Steven Sloan, Carolyn Sloan and Sherry Medlin; numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Alex “Butch” Albair; and three brothers.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, May 21, 2020 at 11 A.M. at Johnson & Robison Funeral Home of Sulphur.  Burial will follow in New Hackberry Cemetery. Visitation will be 5-8pm. Wednesday at the funeral home.

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  1. I will always think of Jackie when I have a cookie with a cup of coffee.  Rest In Peace dear friend!

  2. Jackie was a very kind and loving person. She always had a smile on her face anytime I ran into her. I will miss her and our little chats we always had….She will be missed on this little Island of Hackberry

  3. I wanted to come see you, I had no way. One day I will see you again in heaven. I love you and I've missed you all these years. Rest in peace.

  4. My heart is shattered. I will always treasure visiting you & Butch at your home in Hackberry. Debbie Maples Kotara & I spent many wonderful times with you! Crawfish Jackie, you were the sweetest, most beautiful ever, Inside & out. Rest high on that mountain! I know you’re at peace & home with Butch.  I’ll try keeping William in line.  Lol. God be with your family. 

  5. Dorsil, Crawfish Jackie, My heart aches over the loss of you. I can still see you pickin' and singin'so beautifully those ol' time worship songs and your precious little giggle when you'd laugh. I know the Good Lord was waiting with a glorious smile to welcome you home Jackie. I thank you so much for your wonderful CDs and DVDs. Love to you and all your heavenly family now honey. Goodnight honey 'til we meet again. 🌹🌹🌹🌹🙏🙏🙏🙏😥

  6. Dorcil found found her 3 brothers on Baker side by putting an ad in the Pineville KY newspaper. She always called Rick little brother. Our hearts go out to you at this time. Rick and I will keep all of you in our thoughts and prayers.🙏🙏

  7. Dorcil found found her 3 brothers on Baker side by putting an ad in the Pineville KY newspaper. She always called Rick little brother. Our hearts go out to you at this time. Rick and I will keep all of you in our thoughts and prayers.🙏🙏

  8. So sorry to hear of the loss of my sweet Aunt Dorcil ! I loved my phone conversations with her although they were far and few between. I should have gotten to know my Hackberry family better. I will catch up with our chats in the future. Much love to all my cousins.


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