The family will receive friends today, Jan. 10, 2013, at 6 p.m. at Collins-Burke Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held on Friday, Jan. 11, 2013, at 1 p.m. in the Collins-Burke Chapel, with burial at Pisgah Cemetery. Sonny Bennett and Otto Tolbert will officiate. Collins-Burke Funeral Home will direct.
Bailey was preceded in death by his father, Paul Bailey; grandmother, Annie Bailey; grandfather, Steve Bailey; grandmother, Rosetta Thomas; grandfather, Cornell Went Thomas; and special friends, Gary McClendon and Horache Weldon.
He is survived by his mother, Rose Ann Roberts; nana, Jean McClendon; sisters,Theresa Bailey, Wanda Bailey (Buddy Jackson), Donna Noels (Philip), Paulette Smothers, Kelli Hice and Rhonda Lowery (Tim); brothers, Jeffrey Bailey (Bridget) and Larry Roberts; nieces and nephews, Emily Bailey, Brooke Abbott, ShyAnn and Kortney Roberts, Justin Bailey, Kaitlin Noels, April Canada, Lauren, Erin and Olivia Lowery.
Pallbearers will be Cornell Thomas, Charlie Thomas, Larry Roberts and James Roberts.