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Lola Idell Bailey Looney
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Birth: Jun. 10, 1919
Lawrenceburg
Lawrence County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Oct. 27, 2001
Lexington
Lexington County
South Carolina, USA

Mrs. Looney, widow of Floyd S. Looney her husband of 60 years, died Saturday, October 27, 2001, after a long illness. Born in Lawrenceburg, Tenn., she was a daughter of the late Richard Franklin and Lena Rigsby Bailey. Mrs. Looney graduated Valedictorian of Irmo High School in 1937 and received a scholarship to Limestone College. She was an extremely gifted artist and creative individual who graciously shared her talents with her community and church. She was a librarian with the Lexington County Library, a substitute teacher with Lexington schools, longtime member and Sunday school teacher at Lexington United Methodist Church, a member of various literary clubs and a former Scout Den Mother.

Surviving are her daughter Margaret [now deceased] and her husband of Gainesville, Fla.; a son; and grandchildren. She is also survived by her brothers and a sister.

Mrs. Looney was predeceased by a son, Stephen Looney (1957), brothers, Buford, Ben, Johnny, Tom, Claude and Nevis Bailey; sisters, Margaret Barrett and Jessie Hiller.

[From Obituary: The State (Columbia, SC) - October 29, 2001] 
 
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 Parents:
  Richard Franklin Bailey (1884 - 1944)
  Lena Lee Vinia Rigsby Bailey (1890 - 1973)
 
 Spouse:
  Floyd Stephen Looney (1918 - 1999)*
 
 Children:
  Richard Stephen Looney (1941 - 1957)*
  Margaret Kathryn Looney Benton (1948 - 2003)*
 
 Siblings:
  Richard John Bailey (1914 - 2001)*
  Lola Idell Bailey Looney (1919 - 2001)
  Virgil Eugene Bailey (1921 - 2006)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Wed July 16, 1939.
Married over 60 years.
 
Note: Joint headstone with husband, Floyd Stephen Looney. Stone contains photograph.
 
Burial:
Lexington Memorial Cemetery
Lexington
Lexington County
South Carolina, USA
 
Created by: Ricky D.
Record added: Aug 26, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 29343046
Lola Idell <i>Bailey</i> Looney
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Added by: Ricky D.
 
 
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- JUDY L.
 Added: Oct. 3, 2008
 
 
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