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Opal Bailey


07/13/1925 - 04/22/2015 Obituary
Opal Bailey Obituary
Opal was born in Bald Knob, Arkansas to Homer and Lizzie Conditt. She was the youngest of 8 children. She was preceded in death by her daughter Marie and husband Floyd. She is survived by her sibling Lois who will be 100in August, 2 sons Tom and Jerry, 3 grandchildren Jennifer Mitch, Blair, Noah and 8 other great grandchildren, 2 great great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Opal grew up in Oklahoma, moved to Delano, Ca in her 20's, then to Bakersfield in her 60's.
Opal was in in-home caregiver and hospital cook. She was also a poet, songwriter, musician, story teller and pretty good comedian. But above all she was a servant to our Savior Jesus Christ.
The viewing will be held Wednesday April 29th from 4-7p.m.
The graveside services will be Thursday April 30th at 11a.m. at Greenlawn Cemetary River Blvd.
The family would also like to give special thanks to Pat and Dee, her caregivers and friends. Also we would like to thank the Bakersfield Heart Hospital staff; Stacey, Matt, Shelby, Jon, Ryan and Patty.
Published in Bakersfield Californian on Apr. 28, 2015
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