|Birth: ||Apr. 5, 1929|
|Death: ||Jun. 30, 2000|
Wilma "Muff" Noreen Gay, 71, of Ellensburg passed away on Friday, June 30, 2000 by her husband's side at home after a short, brave fight with cancer.
She was born April 25, 1929 in Ellensburg, the youngest girl of seven siblings, to Willis and Nora (Nimz) Bailes. She married Raymond Gay on March 7, 1953. Mrs. Gay delivered mail as a rural carrier on Route 3 for the U. S. Postal Service in Kittitas Valley for 25 years.
Mrs. Gay collected antique candlesticks, egg beaters, can openers, miniature sewing machines and perfume bottles. She also enjoyed baking, cooking, laughing with family and friends, giving love to children, and her life with Ray.
Survivors include her husband of 47 years, Raymond Gay of Ellensburg; son, Kyle (Carla) Gay of Apple Valley, Calif.; brothers, Floyd Bailes of Ellensburg and Jim Bailes of Little Rock, California.
Graveside services are at 1 p.m., Thursday, July 6, 2000 at IOOF Cemetery in Ellensburg. A reception will follow at the Cowboy Church in Ellensburg. The family suggests memorial contributions to the Children's Hospital of your choice.
Ellensburg Daily Record, July 3, 2000
Willis Keathley Bailes (1893 - 1972)
Nora Florence Nimz Bailes (1896 - 1986)
Eunice Bailes Steele (1918 - 1982)*
Eldred Keathly Bailes (1920 - 1980)*
Willis Theodore Bailes (1923 - 1944)*
Raymond R. Bailes (1925 - 1980)*
Wilma Noreen Bailes Gay (1929 - 2000)
Created by: Shelli Steedman
Record added: Apr 09, 2012
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