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Robert Jefferson Bailey
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Birth: Oct. 10, 1889
Adair County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Sep. 17, 1954
Adair County
Kentucky, USA

Judy Lynn provided this obituary of Robert Jefferson Bailey:

Robert Jefferson Bailey, 64, prominent Adair County farmer and educator, died on Friday at his home in Garlin after having been ill following a heart attack about a month ago. Son of the late Sid and Mollie Bailey of Adair County, he was a member of Clear Springs Methodist Church and later transferred to become a charter member of New Concord Methodist Church.

He had served for a number of years as an instructor in various schools of the Adair County system. He joined the Masonic Blue Lodge and served in all of its stations and was also a member of the Royal Arch and Eastern Star. At the time of his death he was serving his local church as a trustee, steward, treasurer, and instructor of the Adult Sunday School Class.

Besides his wife, Mrs. Minnie Richards Bailey, he is suvived by the following brothers and sisters: Mrs. S. H. Murrell, St. Joseph, Ill; Mrs. Ivan Cabbell and Mrs. Bill Overstreet of Columbia; Buford Bailey, Columbia; and Elbert Bailey of Garlin. He is also survived by a niece, Janet Cabbell of Columbia, and two nephews, Orville Bailey of Garlin and Darrell Overstreet of Columbia. Funeral services were conducted on Sunday at 1:30 p. m. at New Concord Methodist Church by the Rev. V. W. Chandler, assisted by the Rev. S. R. Gilliam.

Interment was in City Cemetery, with Masonic rites led by Judge P. P. Dunbar. Funeral arrangements were handled by Grissom & Callison Funeral Home.
Family links: 
  Robert Sidney Dunbar Bailey (1861 - 1938)
  Mary Ellen Conover Bailey (1863 - 1941)
  Minnie Love Richards Bailey (1895 - 1984)
  William Otha Bailey (1883 - 1888)*
  Robert Jefferson Bailey (1889 - 1954)
  Forest Elbert Bailey (1891 - 1955)*
  Buford Tim Bailey (1896 - 1962)*
  Lula Montess Bailey Cabbell (1903 - 1980)*
  Sara Ellen Bailey Overstreet (1906 - 1981)*
*Calculated relationship
Columbia Cemetery
Adair County
Kentucky, USA
Created by: E. H. Lepiarczyk
Record added: Sep 13, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 76460953
Robert Jefferson Bailey
Added by: Judy Lynn
Robert Jefferson Bailey
Added by: Judy Lynn
Robert Jefferson Bailey
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- Laura Ann
 Added: Sep. 13, 2012
Robert Jefferson Bailey was the husband of my half-first cousin once removed. May God bless all members of our Grider family always.
- E. H. Lepiarczyk
 Added: Sep. 14, 2011

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