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LaVerne Bailey
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Birth: Mar. 13, 1935
Kalamazoo County
Michigan, USA
Death: Oct. 23, 2009
Kalamazoo County
Michigan, USA

LaVerne "Tiny" Bailey, of Climax, born in Scotts, MI on Mar. 13, 1935, departed on Oct. 23, 2009. Tiny was preceded in death by his son, Brad who died at the age of 13; his mom and dad, Dan and Lottie Bailey; brother, Gerald; and sister, Wyla Fleming.

He leaves behind, his wife, Carolyn; daughter, Tracie; son-in-law, Rick; grandson, David Tarnow; sister, Glenice (Paul) Eversole, and brother, Oakley (Natalie) Bailey; and several nieces and nephews.

In 2002 he met and married Carolyn West, the love of his life. They loved to fish, gamble and travel. Carol has four children, Carrie and Ken Ciocco, Steven, Jerry and Kamie West and Tanya West. Carol's grandchildren are, Bri, Connor, April, Sheena, Steven, Anna, Taylor and Maija and three great-grandchildren; and good friends, Mark and Karen Harris.

Family will greet friends on Tuesday from 5 8:00 p.m., at the Langeland Family Funeral Homes, Climax Chapel, 205 E. Maple St., Climax. A Memorial service will take place Wednesday at 1:00 p.m., at the Climax United Methodist Church, Pastor Glenn Litchfield, officiating.

Memorial donations may be made to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation in finding a cure for his grandson David, or to Hospice Visiting Nurse Association. Please see for online obituary, directions, register book and condolences. 343-1508

Published in the Battle Creek Enquirer on 10/26/2009 
Created by: Jean(C.J.Vought)Green
Record added: Nov 08, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 44084676
LaVerne Bailey
Added by: Jean(C.J.Vought)Green
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