Ocie Eldred Bailey

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Ocie Eldred Bailey

  • Birth 27 Feb 1902 Panola County, Texas, USA
  • Death 21 Feb 1987 Hammon, Roger Mills County, Oklahoma, USA
  • Burial Hammon, Roger Mills County, Oklahoma, USA
  • Memorial ID 72022703

Obituary:

Funeral services for Ocie Eldred Bailey will be conducted from the Martin Funeral Chapel Tuesday, February 24, at 2 p.m. with Rev. Milton Gage officiating. Burial will follow in the Red Hill Cemetery.

Mr. Bailey was born in Carthage, Tex., on Feb. 27, 1902 and died late Saturday, Feb. 21, 1987 in the Roger Mills Memorial Hospital at the age of 84. He moved with his family from Texas to Roger Mills County when he was 5 years of age. He attended the Pie Flat school and lived the rest of his life ranching and farmer in Roger Mills county. For the past 43 years his home had been just west of Strong City. He continued his working life until just recently when his health failed him. He was married to Bessie Ruth Allee on Oct. 20, 1924 in Elk City and she survives him. Two of his greatest joys was coyote hunting and sharing his garden with others. He was a member of the Hammon Church of Christ.

Other than his wife, he is survived by one son, Ocie Franklin Bailey of Strong City, and one daughter, Veneta Mae Orgain, also of Strong City; one sister, Neta Howard, of Ft. Worth, Tex.; also by six grand-children, six great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

(The Elk City Daily News, Monday, February 23, 1987)



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  • Created by: Mary Fallwell Henderson
  • Added: 26 Jun 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 72022703
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ocie Eldred Bailey (27 Feb 1902–21 Feb 1987), Find A Grave Memorial no. 72022703, citing Red Hill Cemetery, Hammon, Roger Mills County, Oklahoma, USA ; Maintained by Mary Fallwell Henderson (contributor 47134508) .