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Dorothy Ann "Dot" Cox Bailey
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Birth: Apr. 13, 1924
Stark County
Illinois, USA
Death: Jul. 23, 2010
Peoria County
Illinois, USA

PEORIA, IL - Dorothy Ann "Dot" Bailey, age 86, of Peoria passed away at 4:25 a.m. Friday, July 23, 2010, in Peoria.

She was born on April 13, 1924, in Wyoming, Ill., to Ralph and Minnie Larson Cox. She married Ralph Lyle Bailey on April 21,1946. He preceded her in death on April 24, 1975.

Dorothy worked at Yeomans and KBL in Peoria. She retired in 1992.

She was a member of University United Methodist Church and was active in many of the church's activities and functions. She was very much a caregiver to a lot of people.

Dorothy is survived by her daughter, Linda (husband, Jim) Simantel of Fort Myers, Fla.; her son, Ralph W. (wife, Ginny) Bailey of Orlando, Fla.; her four grandchildren, Tara (Jon) Parla, Dana Simantel, Dr. Brooke Bailey and Brett Bailey; her two great-grandchildren, Kendyl and Kaden Parla; her future great-grandson, Braxton James; her sister, Marcella (husband, Bob) Lindley of Farmington, Ill.; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Funeral services for Dorothy will be at 1 p.m. Monday, July 26, 2010, at Woolsey-Wilton Funeral Home, with the Rev. Paul Arnold officiating. Visitation will be from 11:30 a.m. until time of the service. Burial will be in Swan Lake Memory Gardens.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 4234 N. Knoxville Ave., Peoria, IL 61614.

Published in the Peoria Journal Star from 7/24/2010 - 7/25/2010
Family links: 
  Ralph Freedom Cox (1896 - 1965)
  Minnie J Larson Cox (1899 - 1943)
Swan Lake Memory Gardens
Peoria County
Illinois, USA
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Record added: Jul 31, 2010
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Dorothy Ann Dot <i>Cox</i> Bailey
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