Mrs. Bailey was born in Franklin, North Carolina to the late George A. and Flora Jean Dills Cloer.
During her life she worked at Oak Ridge in the 1940s, and as a hairdresser when she and her family moved to Tullahoma. She was a member of Grace Baptist Church in Tullahoma and had been a Sunday School Teacher since she was 16 years old.
In addition to her parents, Mrs. Bailey is preceded in death by her husband Elwood Bailey; and nine brothers and sisters.
She is survived by one son, Jim Bailey and his wife Connie of Tullahoma; one daughter, Jan Bailey Crouch and her husband Dwight of Huntsville, AL; one sister, Eula Holbrook of Franklin, NC; three grandchildren, Michelle Crouch Cruise and her husband Jason of Franklin, TN, Brandon Bailey and his wife Annie of Manchester, TN and Jessica Bailey of Tullahoma; four great grandchildren, Cole and Tucker Cruise and Levi and Maggie Bailey; and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation for Mrs. Bailey will be held on Friday, February 15th, 2013 from 4:00-8:00pm at Kilgore Funeral Home.
Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, February 16th, 2013 at 11:00am in the Kilgore Funeral Home Chapel with Bros. Tim McGehee and Garry Irvin officiating.
Burial will follow at Rose Hill Memorial Gardens.
Kilgore Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.