The family will receive friends on Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013, from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. at Collins-Burke Funeral Home. Funeral services will be Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013, at 1 p.m. in the Collins-Burke Chapel with burial in Walker Memory Gardens. Rev. J.D. Dickerson and Wayne Williams will officiate.
Bailey was preceded in death by his mother, Dovie Freeman Bailey; father, Robert Elonza Bailey; wife, Edith Dickerson Bailey; daughter, Darlene Bailey Morris; sister, Ozell Bailey White; brothers, George Albert Bailey, Walter Bailey and Cordes Dean Bailey; and half brother, Roy Freeman.
He is survived by his daughters, Deborah Bailey Peake (Bobby) and Wanda Bailey Aaron; sons, J.L. Bailey (Linda) and Donald Joe Bailey (Pam); 11 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
Collins-Burke Funeral Home, Jasper; 205-384-5571