Diana Lynn Bailey
July 27, 1950 – May 19, 2010
Diana Lynn Bailey, age 59 of Fruita, CO passed away Wednesday, May 19, 2010 at her home.
Diana was born July 27, 1950 in Fruita, CO to Kenneth E. and Betty P. (Hiatt) Collins. She was raised in Fruita, graduating from Fruita Monument High School. Following graduation, she attended airline stewardess school in Kansas City, KS. She worked for the telephone company for 33 years, starting as an operator and working her way up. On June 7, 1969 she married Roy G. Bailey in Loma, CO.
Diana loved bowling and golfing with her friends, but her greatest joy was spending time with her grandchildren.
Survivors include her husband, Roy of Fruita; parents, Kenneth and Betty Collins of Fruita; son and daughter-in-law, Gregory Shawn (Julie) Bailey of Chicago, IL; daughter and son-in-law, Kimberly Laine (Brian) Murray of Grand Junction, CO; brothers, Kenneth C. Collins of Grand Junction, CO and Bruce R. Collins of Silt, CO; sister, Barbara Gail Botkin of Emmett, ID; and five grandchildren, Jack, Hayden, Nate, Riley and Nick. A brother, James Albert Collins preceded her death.
A funeral service will be held Monday, May 24, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. at Callahan-Edfast Mortuary. Interment will follow in New Elmwood Cemetery in Fruita, CO.
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Published in The Daily Sentinel from May 21 to May 22, 2010