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Chester Alexander "Turk" Bailey
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Birth: Dec. 7, 1908
Death: Jul. 26, 1949
Tulsa
Tulsa County
Oklahoma, USA

HULBERT WORKER DIES IN FALL

Chester Alexander Bailey, 40, of Hulbert, Oklahoma, died Tuesday, July 26, 1949, in Tulsa, Oklahoma when he tumbled from a scaffold while at work on a construction project on the University of Tulsa campus.

Bailey's brother, J.L. Bailey of Tulsa, head of the Bailey Steel Construction Company, said Chester died when he attempted to jump clear of a falling boom and landed head-first on a concrete wall 20 feet below.

Survivors include his widow, Edna, and four children, Pearl, Chester A. Jr., Joyce and Rayburn, all of the home in Hulbert; two other brothers, B.L. and W.O. Bailey, both of Tulsa; his father, J.I. Bailey of near Hulbert; four sisters, Mrs. Virgil Halpain, Mrs. Leslie Smith and Mrs. Lula Holman, all of Hulbert, and Mrs. Irene Yeager of Locust Grove, Oklahoma
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Bio provided by Donna Rankin
Original article published in the Wagoner Record-Democrat/July 28, 1949 pg. 1 
 
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 Parents:
  Jacob Ira Bailey (1881 - 1955)
  Rhoda Belle Hatley Bailey (1881 - 1946)
 
 Spouse:
  Edna Marjorie Halpain Bailey (1914 - 2012)*
 
 Children:
  Rayburn Ira Bailey (1947 - 2008)*
 
 Sibling:
  Buford Luther Bailey (1906 - 1962)*
  Chester Alexander Bailey (1908 - 1949)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Son of Jacob Ira & Rhoda Belle (Hatley) Bailey.
 
Burial:
Blue Springs Cemetery
Gideon
Cherokee County
Oklahoma, USA
Plot: 87
 
Created by: Flowered Paths
Record added: May 30, 2009
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