Funeral service for Arnold Odell Bailey, 79, of Woodland will be held on today, July 8, 2014, at 2 p.m. from Flat Rock Methodist Church with the Rev. Jimmy Keel officiating. Burial will follow in the adjoining cemetery with Benefield Funeral Home of Wedowee in charge of arrangements. The family received friends at the funeral home from 6-8 p.m. on Monday July 7, 2014. Mr. Bailey passed away Sunday July 6, 2014, at Hospice LaGrange in LaGrange, Georgia. Survivors include his wife of 59 years, Irene Bailey, of Woodland; two sons, Ricky Bailey and Greg Bailey, both of Woodland; one granddaughter, Adrianna Bailey; and several nieces and nephews. A Woodland native, Mr. Bailey was born on July 23, 1934, the son of T.J. and Ruby South Bailey. He was a member of Flat Rock Methodist Church where he served as a Deacon for 40 plus years, retired from General Motors as a body finisher, and was a member of Heaton Lodge # 354 F&AM in Graham. Mr. Bailey was a farmer and loved spending time with his granddaughter. He was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers, and six sisters. Online condolences may be expressed at www.benefieldfhwedowee.com.
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Benefield Funeral Home
20 West Broad Street
Wedowee, AL 36278
Published in The Anniston Star on July 8, 2014