|Birth: ||Mar. 4, 1924|
|Death: ||Sep. 17, 2012|
Edith "Honey" Warren Bailey, 88, of Wells, was born March 4, 1924 in Douglass, Texas, the daughter of the late Clara (Free) and H. C. Warren. She passed away Monday, September 17, 2012.
Mrs. Bailey was a homemaker and a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She took great pride in her sons and grandchildren. Her home and lawn were a source of great joy to her. She enjoyed entertaining, cooking, and traveling. After she met William on the Goodman Bridge in 1941, they married in 1942 and together they traveled all over the world. In the 1990s, she worked at Anthony's Sandwich Shop. Mrs. Bailey was a member of Falvey Memorial United Methodist Church, where she was very active and served in many capacities, including singing in the choir. If her flight to Heaven was as fast as she drove - it was a quick trip.
Survivors include her sons and daughters-in-law, Donnie and Patsy Bailey, Larry and Sandra Bailey, and Terry and Martha Bailey; grandchildren, Jay Don Bailey and wife, Dona, Jennifer Bailey Daniel and husband Steve, Ginger Montgomery and husband Shorty, Tracie Johnson and husband Mickey, Candice Burns and husband Stephen, Rori Charvoz, Jeff Little and wife Kim, Grant Bailey and wife Jodie, Benton Reynolds and wife Jessica, Graham Bailey and Jordan Bailey; great-grandchildren, Jaci Bailey, Tanner Bailey, Jesse Daniel, Mason Daniel, Bailey Dean Montgomery, Cole Morris Montgomery, Blyss Johnson, Brooke Johnson, Kenedee Burns, Preslee Burns, Skylar Burns, Stephen Burns, Jaren Charvoz, Blaine Charvoz, Megan Little, Morgan Little, Macey Little, Josh Little, Dana Orr Little and Alexis Reynolds; sister, Wanda Norris; sister, Sharwon Ivy; special first cousin, Mickey Hollamon; and a number of nieces, nephews, other family members and friends.
In addition to her parents, Mrs. Bailey was preceded in death by her husband, William Morris Bailey; and brother, Winford Earl Warren.
Pallbearers will be Donnie Bailey, Larry Bailey, Terry Bailey, Grant Bailey, Jay Bailey and Blake Bailey.
Honorary pallbearers will be Robert and Sandra McBride, Randy and Tammy Turner, Tony Skelton, James H. Horn, Jeff Little, Benton Reynolds, Steve Daniel, Billy Joe Creekmore, Coy Lynn Ford, Dale Duren, David Ruby, John Marshall, Lanny Reeves, and Don Byrd.
Services for Mrs. Bailey will be at 10:00 a.m. Thursday, September 20, 2012 at Falvey Memorial United Methodist Church, with Reverend Joe Beran and Reverend David Goodwin officiating. Interment will follow in the Mt. Hope Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Wednesday evening at Gipson Funeral Home.
Services have been placed in the trust of Gipson Funeral Home
Published in The Lufkin Daily News on September 18, 2012
William Morris Bailey (1923 - 2004)
Mount Hope Cemetery
Created by: Deb
Record added: Sep 17, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 97304200
Edith Murl you were like the Yellow rose of Texas. Strong person. Thanks for serving on the Eden Cemetery Board of Trustees for many years.|
Terry and Helen Hamby
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Added: Sep. 17, 2012