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Thomas Harrison "Harris" Bailey
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Birth: Mar. 7, 1909
Wyoming County
West Virginia, USA
Death: Jan. 16, 1987
Beckley
Raleigh County
West Virginia, USA

OCEANA -- Thomas Harris Bailey, 77, died Friday, Jan. 16, at a Beckley hospital following a long illness.

Born March 7, 1909, in Wyoming County, he was the son of the late Richard and Emma Bailey.

Mr. Bailey was a lifelong resident of Wyoming County and a 37-year supervisor retired from Eastern Associated Coal. He was a former member of the Kopperston Lions Club, a member of the Oceana Rotary Club, the Pineville Masonic Lodge 138, the Clear Fork Valley Golf Club and the OH-9 health board. He was a former city councilman for the Town of Oceana.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Emily Jane Bailey on June 10,1986; a son, Donald Bailey; two daughters, Lillian and Patricia Bailey; and three brothers, George, Richard and Wade Bailey.

Survivors include two daughters, Joyce Tyree of Kopperston and Barbara Wallace of Brooklyn, Mich.; three sisters, Vada Wooten and Versie Perry, both of Cyclone, and Violet Ramsey of Cornelius, N.C.; two grandsons and two great-granddaughters.

Services will be Sunday at 2 p.m. at the Kopperston Presbyterian Church with the Revs. Campbell Stuart McClean, Judd Alfred and Elder Dick Goodwin officiating. Entombment will be in Palm Memorial Gardens Mausoleum at Matheny.

Friends may call today from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Evans and Evans Funeral Directors in Oceana and at the church one hour prior to services.

Pallbearers will be Larry Baldwin, French Manning, Richard Davis, C.H., Terry and John Wooten, Jim Overton and Coy Bailey.




Son of Richard Bailey (Deceased) & Emma Bailey (Deceased).

Brother of George Bailey, Richard Bailey, Wade Bailey, Vada Bailey-Wooten, Versie Bailey-Perry, & Violet Bailey-Ramsey.

Married to Emma Jane Bailey (1909-1986).

Father of Donald Bailey (Deceased), Lillian Bailey (Deceased), Patricia Bailey (Deceased), Joyce Bailey-Tyree & Barbara Bailey-Wallace.

Mr. Bailey was a 37 year supervisor retired from Eastern Associated Coal. He died at age 77 following a long illness. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Emily Jane Toler Bailey (1909 - 1986)*
 
 Children:
  Lillian Ruth Bailey (1930 - 1932)*
  Donald Harold Bailey (1931 - 1932)*
  Barbara Ellen Bailey Wallace (1933 - 2011)*
  Joyce Ann Bailey Tyree (1935 - 2008)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Palm Memorial Gardens
Matheny
Wyoming County
West Virginia, USA
Plot: Mausoleum
 
Maintained by: Ed Davidson
Originally Created by: Patty Greene
Record added: Jan 14, 2009
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Thomas Harrison Harris Bailey
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