Mr. Morris Copeland Bailey of Tallapoosa, AL, died Thursday, March 1, 2012 at Bill Nichols Nursing Home in Alexander City. He was 85. Mr. Bailey was retired from the military, having served in World War II in the Navy and later in the Air Force. He is survived by his daughter, Mary Ann Ray (Brian) of Kellyton, AL; 2 sisters, Melinda Williams and Hilda Faye Sumners, both of Alpine, AL; 4 grandchildren, Austin and Cameron Connell and Michael and Tessa Ray; as well as several nieces and nephews. Mr. Bailey was preceded in death by three wives, Luna Bolton, Evelyn Leach (Tally), and Azarine Solley. Visitation will be held Friday, March 2, 2012 from 11:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. at Curtis and Son North Chapel. Funeral Service will follow in the chapel at 2:00 p.m. with the Rev. Eddie Forbus officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery. Online condolences may be left at www.curtisandsonfh.com Curtis and Son Funeral Home North Chapel directing.
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Published in The Daily Home on Mar. 2, 2012