NEW ALBANY – Willie Bailey, 78, died Saturday, March 15, 2014, at Graceland Care Center in New Albany. He was born Feb. 10, 1936, in Chicago to Willie and Coletta Newsom Bailey. He was a member of Watson Grove Baptist Church, where he served on the Usher Board until his health failed. He was a chef at Western Sizzlers.
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Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday, March 21, at Watson Grove Baptist Church. Burial will be in Hillcrest Cemetery. Serenity-Simmons Funeral Home of New Albany is in charge of arrangements.
He is survived by his partner in life, Bernice Bailey of New Albany; two sisters, Irene ""Sally"" Pitchford and Fleida Bailey , both of Chicago; a special friend, Bernard Boyd of New Albany; and a host of nieces, nephews and other family and friends.
Visitation will be Thursday at the funeral home.
Serenity Funeral Home - New Albany
722 Coulter Drive New Albany, MS 38652
Published in Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal on Mar. 19, 2014