|Birth: ||Nov. 30, 1920|
|Death: ||Mar. 19, 2010|
Lois Traylor Shinall Bailey, 89, of Jacksonville, formerly of Pine Bluff, went to be with her Lord, Friday. March 19, 2010 at 2:37 PM.
Born November 30, 1920, in Brinkley, she was the daughter of the late Alex Patton and Lillie Brickerstaff Traylor. She was reared and received her education in Monroe County, attending Brinkley High School. After moving to Pine Bluff in 1939, she also attended Fuhr School of Business.
Lois worked as a receptionist for Dr. Charles Davis, a dermatologist, for ten years, retiring in 1974. She also worked for Collier Drug Store and Central Pharmacy. She was a Sales Associate at Cohen's Department Store for several years. In 1994, she became a greeter at Wal-mart in Pine Bluff, after moving with her daughter, she became a greeter at Wal-mart in Jacksonville.
She was an active member of Carr Memorial United Methodist Church, where she worked as Church Secretary, retiring at the age of 87. She was a member of the Wesley Fellowship Class and also taught Sunday School. She was Past President, and received a special recognition award for her work with the United Methodist Women.
When her children were young, Lois was very active with them and their activities, serving as President and Secretary of First Ward School PTA and was appointed Secretary of the Central Council PTA. She was also a Girl Scout Leader and a Den Mother for the Cub Scouts.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her first husband, Doyle Gilbert Shinall; her second husband, Tuney Bailey, Sr.; and a son Gary Gilbert Shinall.
Lois is survived by two sons, Jerald Brent Shinall and wife Mary Frances, of Rogers, Arkansas and Lance Traylor Shinall and wife, Carol Fuhrman Shinall, of Allen, Texas; one daughter Lana Lois Shinall of Sherwood, Arkansas and one daughter-in-law, Barbra Flower Shinall, of Spring, Texas. She was loved by her eleven grandchildren, B.J. Fratesi, Gilbert Daniel Fratesi, Dusti Gutierrey and husband Juan, Brent Shinall, Jr., Pat Shinall and Jan Shinall, Brian Shinall, Alex Shinall and wife Sandra, Karla Marile and husband James, Laren Shinall, Lindsay Shinall, and Lesley Shinall; and two step grandchildren Garid Smith and Matt Smith; and ten great-grandchildren, Danny and Vinnie Fratesi, Milano and Antonio Gutierrey, Cole and Lindly Shinall, Brisson and Brinkley Shinall, Max and Sarah Marile.
Graveside services were held, Monday, March 22, 2010 at Graceland Cemetery with Reverend Mike Wilkie officiating by Ralph Robinson & Son Funeral Directors.
Obituary information provided by Ralph Robinson & Son Funeral Home.
Plot: Forest Lawn, Lot 273
Created by: gailb
Record added: Mar 20, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 49971611
Escorted To Heaven On The Wings Of The Angels.|
Added: Sep. 12, 2011