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 William Henry “Bill” Bailey, Jr

William Henry “Bill” Bailey, Jr

Birth
Coffee County, Georgia, USA
Death 26 May 1998 (aged 82)
Albany, Dougherty County, Georgia, USA
Burial Douglas, Coffee County, Georgia, USA
Plot Section DC
Memorial ID 67514211 · View Source
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Mr. William Henry "Bill" Bailey, Jr. age 83 of Douglas, passed away Tuesday May 26, 1998 at Phoebe Putney Hospital in Albany, GA following an extended illness. He was born on April 26, 1916 in Coffee County to the late William Henry, Sr. and the late Ella McClendon Bailey. He was the widower of the late Bobbie Blocker Bailey.

He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Douglas where he served as a Deacon. He was former owner/operator of the Douglas Coca-Cola Bottling Company and a member of the Douglas Kiwanis Club.

Survivors include: 3 daughters, Joan Minix of Douglas, Elaine Papadam of Athens, Greece, and Vivian Spivey of Macon; 2 sons, Henry Bailey of Douglas, and Bob Bailey of Moultrie Ga.; 2 sisters, Eleanor Eberhardt of Athens, Ga and Dot Ginn of Asheville, N.C.; 12 grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren; special friend, Kathryn Blount of Douglas, He was preceded in death by his wife, his parents and a brother, David Bailey.

Funeral services were held at 2pm on Saturday, May 30, 1998 at the First Baptist Church in Douglas with Rev. Shep Johnson officiating. The interment followed in the Douglas, City Cemetery.

Sims Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

NOTE: one daughter not linked: requested
Vivian Bailey Spivey # 117468973


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  • Created by: Faye S. Sinclair
  • Added: 27 Mar 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 67514211
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Henry “Bill” Bailey, Jr (26 Apr 1916–26 May 1998), Find A Grave Memorial no. 67514211, citing Douglas City Cemetery, Douglas, Coffee County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by Faye S. Sinclair (contributor 47287662) .