Marie Bailey

  • "For my forever-loved Grandmamamamamamamama ~~~~ Loving you..."
  • "Grandmama, nothing special 'bout today outside the fact..."
    - Jim Deas
  • "It is your birthday Grandmama. You would be 95 years old..."
  • "One month has passed, Grandmama. So slow the time passes. ..."
  • "Grandmamamama ~~ I am heart-broken. I can hardly express..."
    - ~~ Robbie

Marie Bailey SUMMERVILLE - Our beloved mother, grandmother, aunt and friend, Marie Louise Horne Bailey, 94, passed from this life in the early morning of April 21, 2012 in Summerville, SC. Born June 7, 1917, she was preceded in death by her parents, George and Marie Horne, two husbands, Theodore Cadell and Frampton Bailey, her siblings, the Honorable F. Julian Leamond, Sr., Rosalie Hill, Inez Bailey, Gertrude Veronee and Kenneth Horne. Her daughter, Louise Rhom, preceded her in death in December , 2009. Left to cherish her memory and legacy are six daughters, Patricia (William), Faye (William), Lynda, Kathleen, Deathra (Chris) and Frances (Jim), several much-loved nieces and nephews and their families. Marie was the proud matriarch of 21 grandchildren, 35 great-grandchildren, 12 great-great grandchildren and two great-great-great grandchildren. She leaves five generations of children and grandchildren, all of whom she was especially proud and adoring. She reminded each and every one of us, often, how very much she loved us. She is, and always will be, dearly missed by her family and everyone who knew and loved her. The family holds special appreciation for the staff of Hallmark Healthcare Center, as well as the many doctors and medical community members who have cared for Ms. Bailey during her senior years. The funeral will take place at McAlister-Smith Funeral Home, 2501 Bees Ferry Road, Charleston, SC at 3 pm, Wednesday, April 25th. A family celebration of Ms. Bailey's life will follow. Internment plans will be announced at a later date. Arrangements by McALISTER-SMITH FUNERAL HOME, WEST ASHLEY CHAPEL, 2501 Bees Ferry Road, Charleston, SC 29414, (843) 722-8371. Visit our guestbook at charleston

Published in Charleston Post & Courier on Apr. 24, 2012
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