|Birth: ||Jul. 29, 1885|
|Death: ||Apr. 9, 1975|
Son of John & Catherine Bailey one of 8 children.
William grew to manhood in Tennessee working in the corn and tobacco fields. He professed his Christian faith at an early age and his life exemplified his Christian beliefs and faith.
William married Margaret Stroupe of Rogersville, TN in 1907. In Jan of 1908 they moved to Langdon, MO farming and started their family of four children. They farmed when they moved to Siam, New Market and Clarinda, IA.
When the moved to Braddyville, IA in 1941 they operated a produce and feed business for several years until retirement.
He was a devoted husband, a kind and loving father, grandfather, and great-grandfather. They had celebrated their 68th wedding anniversary on 19 Jan 1975. At the time of his death he was the oldest living person in Braddyville, IA.
Margaret Elizabeth Stroupe Bailey
Jessie Bailey Norris and husband Tom of Hopkins, MO
Blanche Bailey Bales and husband Cliff of Braddyville, IA
Gladys Bailey Waack and husband Edd of Springfield, MO
Harold Dean Bailey of Clarinda, IA
7 Grandchildren and 16 Great-Grandchildren.
Burial was in Braddyville Cemetery.
Margaret Elizabeth Stroupe Bailey (1889 - 1982)*
Jessie Mae Bailey Norris (1907 - 2002)*
Blanche Bailey Bales (1909 - 2004)*
Mary Gladys Bailey Waack (1910 - 2003)*
Harold Dean Bailey (1919 - 1983)*
Created by: Sandy Hicks Mullins
Record added: Mar 19, 2011
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Sandy Hicks Mullins
Added: May. 22, 2011