|Birth: ||Aug. 16, 1926|
|Death: ||Feb. 20, 2013|
LAMAR- Henry Edward Bailey, 86, Lamar, died Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013, at his home.
Survivors include his wife, Esther Bailey, of the home; 12 children, Barbara, Beverly, Christina, Edward, Kathleen, Phillip, Martha, Amiee, Joey, Scott, Noelle and Steven; 18 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Mary Christina; two brothers, Willard and wife Ruby and Joe and wife LaRue, and two sisters, Gladys and husband Lee Richardson, and Maye and husband Howard Gass.
Mr. Bailey was born Aug. 16, 1926, in Cedar County, to Tom and Ella (Simmons) Bailey, of Arcola. He was a 1944 graduate of Arcola School, graduating third in his class. He was inducted into the Army in January of 1945 and served as a military policeman with the 800th M.P. Battalion in Kyoto, Japan.
He was a lifelong farmer. He was a member of the Lamar Metro Club.
He married Esther Dolores Roth on Nov. 10, 1947, at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Lamar.
Mary Christina Bailey (1952 - 1959)*
Saint Marys Cemetery
Created by: KayC
Record added: Feb 23, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 105698069
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Added: Feb. 23, 2013