BAILEY, EARL A. "BUTCH", SR. - born January 16, 1942 and departed this life, Sunday, July 13, 2014 in Norfolk, Virginia. Former member of Golden Gate Temple of God under the leadership of the late Reverend James E. Brown, Sr. Graduated from Austin High School, class of 1962; and was a veteran of the United States Army (Vietnam Era.) Preceded in death by father, William Bailey. Survivors, children, Earl, Jr., William, Robert, Tharaj, Robin, Angel, and eight grandchildren; mother, Ms. Elizabeth Bailey (Ms. Midge); siblings, brothers, Randolph, Edward, Herman and Thurman, Turley, Jerome, Ronald, and Cecil; sisters, Mary, Lenora, Ina Ruth, Gwendolyn, Diane, Angelia, Ella, Annette, and Juanita; the Davis, Porter, Allen and Simms families; a host of nieces, nephews, and friends too numerous to name. Family will receive friends, 11:00 - 11:30 a.m., Monday at Jarnigan's Chapel; funeral service, 11:30 a.m., Rev. Leon Partridge, officiating.Interment Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery (John Sevier). Arrangements by Jarnigan & Son Mortuary.www.jarnigansmortuary.com


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Published in Knoxville News Sentinel from July 18 to July 19, 2014