Sophia Bailey, 85, died Saturday, Nov. 06, 2010, at her home. She was born in Nettleton on May 11, 1925, to James and Alba Mae Cain. She was a graduate of Nettleton High School and a sales clerk for many years. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Verona. She enjoyed reading her bible, painting, sewing and cooking.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Lee Memorial Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Gary Roberson officiating. Burial will be in Lee Memorial Park. Lee Memorial Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Survivors include one daughter, Jackie (David) Homan of Shannon; two sons, Billy C. (Lee Ann) Bailey of Little Rock, Ark. and Carl R. Bailey of Verona; one sister, Jo Mae Hamblin of Tupelo; 10 grandchildren, Shane (Angie) Homan, Kelly (Casey) Long, Patrick (Kasey) Homan, Bud (Terri) Bailey, Krista Bailey, Jack Bailey, Gary (Becky) Bailey, Micah (Pam) Bailey, Aaron Bailey and Tiffany (Everette) Norwood; 17 great-grandchildren; and her special friends, Charles and Dorothy McCormick of Tupelo.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Beryle M. Bailey; one sister, Mable Armstrong and one brother, Thomas Wiygul Cain.