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Walter Bailey Jr. Obituary
RAVENNA - Funeral services with military honors for Walter Douglas Bailey Jr., 78, of Ravenna will be held Sunday, March 24, 2013, at 2 p.m. at Cooper-Sorrells Funeral Home Chapel in Bonham. Pastor Houston Garner will officiate. Interment to follow at Dodd City Cemetery. Military honors will be rendered by United States Air Force Honor Guard. Mr. Bailey passed away Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at Mullican Care Nursing Home in Savoy.

Walter was born Aug. 25, 1934 to Walter Douglas Bailey Sr. and Nola Bee (Brown) Bailey in Dodd City. He married Vera Jo (Rosser) Bailey on Nov. 29, 2000 in Bonham. He served honorably in the United States Air Force and worked as a carpenter and was a member of Hebron Baptist Church. Walter enjoyed fishing and playing dominoes. He is survived by his wife, Vera; sons, Dennis Lee Bailey, David Allen Bailey, Dean Curtis Bailey, Derrall Wright Bailey, Douglas Guy Bailey; sister, Judy Ann Stuart, brother, Mackey Deen Bailey; 14 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his parents.

Serving as pallbearers will be his sons.

Family will receive friends Friday, March 22, 2013, from 6 -8 p.m. at Cooper-Sorrells Funeral Home in Bonham.

To register online condolences please visit www.coopersorrells.com.
Published in The Herald Democrat from Mar. 21 to Mar. 24, 2013
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