|Birth: ||Oct. 7, 1888|
|Death: ||Mar. 2, 1955|
Walter Bailey Dies In Bisbee Hospital
Funeral services were held at the Hubbard Mortuary Saturday in Bisbee for Walter Bailey, who died at the hospital there on Wednesday following a long illness.
He was 66 at the time of his death. Rev. David Martin of the Community Presbyterian church of Benton officiated.
Survivors include his wife Winifred; two daughters, Mrs Ruby Van Siclen of Los Angeles, and Mrs Fern Attaway of Benson; and a son, Charles Jowles of Little Rock, Ark.; and four grand-children'two of them well known in this area are ??? (page is folded).
Walter Bailey Passes Away
Walter Lee Bailey, 66, died yesterday at the Copper Queen Hospital after a brief illness.
He is survived by his widow, Winifred, of Bisbee; two daughters, RubyVan Siclen of Los Angeles, Calif. and Fern Attaway of Benson; one son, Charles Jowles, Little Rock Ark.; and four grand-children.
Mr. Bailey moved to Arizona in 1960 and ranched in the Dragoon mountains. (Paper torn). He later moved to Bisbee and worked in the mines. Several years later he joined building trades as a carpenter. Funeral arrangements will be anounced by the Hubbard Mortuary.
Funeral Today For Mr. Bailey
Funeral services for Walter Lee Bailey, 66, will be held at the Hubbard Chapel at 4 p. m. today with the Rev. David Martin of the Benson Community Presbyterian Church officiating.
Pallbearers will be Tom Gargis, Henry Bogges, George Grenke, Robert Willamson, Henry Davis and Joe Ferry. Burial will be in the Evergreen Cemetery.
Here to attend the service are Mr. Bailey's two daughters, Ruby Van Siclen, Los Angeles, Calif., and Fern Attawy, Benson; his son Charles Jowles, Little Rock, Ark., and his four grandchildren.
I copied these from three newspaper obituaries I obtained from Ruby Van Siclen's daughter.
Story from Walter's grand daughter;
Walter Bailey's mother was an indian woman who died in childbirth. His father was a trapper and when she died he brought the baby to Bisbee, Arizona to be raised by the Palmer family. Because the Indians were so badly treated at that time, he never revealed his heritage. The day he married my grandmother Elese at age 14, she thought she was marrying Walter Palmer but instead she became Mrs. Walter Bailey.
Sharon Van Siclen
Winifred Wilson Bailey (1896 - 1964)*
Elese Gordon Bainton (1899 - 1981)*
Ruby Myrle Bailey VanSiclen (1915 - 1977)*
Plot: Grave # 14 of Section 55 of the New General Plot
Created by: Khopper
Record added: Aug 13, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 74891885
Wish I could have known you Great Grandpa Bailey|
Added: Apr. 11, 2013