|Birth: ||Dec. 10, 1907|
|Death: ||Oct. 8, 2009|
NEW HARMONY, Ind. — Juanita B. (Lovejoy) Bailey passed away October 8, 2009, at the Ford Home in New Harmony, Ind., two months short of her 102 birthday. She was born in Arizona on December 10, 1907, to Jesse and Lula Foy Lovejoy. She grew up in California and was married to Glenn S. Bailey in Long Beach, Calif. During the Great Depression she and Glenn moved to New Harmony, Indiana.
Juanita was a member of Johnson United Methodist Church, and until the last few years was active in United Methodist Women, the Bethany Class, and Eastern Star of which she was a past Worthy Matron. She was the town's "walker" as she walked several miles almost every day. She loved to read, garden, knit, crochet, and sew. She made many items for the church's annual bazaar as well as for her children and grandchildren. She also liked to travel and made several trips around the country with family and friends.
Juanita was preceded in death by husband Glenn in 1976, a granddaughter, Amy Jo Davis in 1984, and 2 sisters and 2 brothers. Surviving are 3 daughters, Elaine Bailey and Diana (Dennis) Biggs of Evansville and Janet (Ed) Waldo of Indianapolis; 2 sons, Norman Bailey of Evansville and Kenyon (Marsha) Bailey of New Harmony. She is also survived by 6 grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren, and one great-great-granddaughter.
Funeral services will be held on Monday, October 12, 2009, at Werry Funeral Home-New Harmony Chapel at 1 p.m. with burial in Old Beech Cemetery near New Harmony.
Friends may call at Werry Funeral Home on Monday at 11 a.m. until service time.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Johnson United Methodist Church.
Jesse Kingsbury Lovejoy (1883 - 1971)
Lula Blanche Foy Lovejoy (1887 - 1975)
Glenn Sutherland Bailey (1904 - 1976)*
Margaret Evelyn Lovejoy Coules (1906 - 2000)*
Juanita Blanche Lovejoy Bailey (1907 - 2009)
Jesse Karl Lovejoy (1913 - 2004)*
Mary Jane Lovejoy Bailey (1916 - 1955)*
Kenneth Ellis Lovejoy (1922 - 1998)*
Old Beech Cemetery
Created by: Dr. David J. Lovejoy
Record added: Oct 13, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 43047976