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James Kenneth Bailey, Sr

Death 2 Jun 2011
Burial Gastonia, Gaston County, North Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 70899632 · View Source
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James Kenneth Bailey
Born in Cherokee County, SC on Nov. 5, 1935
Departed on Jun. 2, 2011 and resided in Gastonia, NC.

Visitation: Friday, Jun. 3, 2011
Service: Saturday, Jun. 4, 2011
Cemetery: Hickory Grove Baptist Church Cemetery
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Dateline: Gastonia
James Kenneth Bailey, Sr., 75, died June 2, 2011 at The Robin Johnson Hospice House in Dallas.
A native of Cherokee County, SC, he was the son of the late Henry Alfred & Mary Rozelle Mathis Bailey.
He retired from Sandoz after 42 years of service, retired from Air National Guard and was a lifetime member of Hickory Grove Baptist Church.

A funeral service will be held at 11:00AM, Saturday, June 4, 2011 at Hickory Grove Baptist Church with Reverend Tom Kinman officiating.
Interment will follow in the church cemetery.
The family will receive friends Friday night from 6:00-8:00PM at McLean Funeral Directors of Belmont.

Survivors include his son, Kenny Bailey of Stanley; daughter & son in law, Cyndi & Tom Clemmer of Stanley; grandchildren, Dusty Smith & girlfriend, Lauren Shives of Stanley; Brian Clemmer & wife, Brianne of Roanoke, Va.; 3 great grandchildren, Seth, Kara & Daniel Clemmer; Fiance, Phyllis Auten of Gastonia; brother & sister in law, Gary & Phyllis Bailey of Gaffney, SC; sister & brother in law, Shirley Smith Rogers & Dick Rogers of Stanley; sister in law, Sylvia Kinney of Lexington, NC; nieces, Darlene Conley, Karen Gardner & Cathy Ward; nephews, Mike Smith, Chuck & Wayne Bailey & David Kinney.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Norene Smith Bailey.
The family wishes to express a special thanks to Phyllis for her unconditional love and support throughout the years to our entire family. She will always be a part of our family.

Memorials may be made to Gaston Hospice, PO Box 3984, Gastonia, NC 28054.
Condolences may be sent online by visiting
McLean Funeral Directors of Belmont is serving the Bailey Family.





  • Created by: Keith and Linda Robertson
  • Added: 5 Jun 2011
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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for James Kenneth Bailey, Sr (unknown–2 Jun 2011), Find A Grave Memorial no. 70899632, citing Hickory Grove Baptist Church Cemetery, Gastonia, Gaston County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Keith and Linda Robertson (contributor 46970718) .