BARTONVILLE - Freida L. Bailey, 83, of Bartonville, Ill., died Saturday, April 7, 2012, at Pekin Manor in Pekin, Ill.
She was born on June 3, 1928, in Decatur, Ill. She was the daughter of Rudolph and Pearl (Moore) Lasco. She married Gerald L. Bailey on Oct. 11, 1946, in Peoria. He preceded her in death on Aug. 1, 2004, in Peoria.
She was also preceded in death by one sister and one brother.
She has four children, Mark (Linda) Bailey and Scott (Kim) Bailey, both of Bartonville, Linda (Paul) Lawson of West Peoria, Ill., and Phyliss (Stephen) Smith of Morton, Ill. She has eight grandchildren surviving, Scott Smith, Jason Lawson, Tammy Barron, Jennifer Killion, Gwen Gonzalez, James Bailey, Bryan Bailey and Joseph Bailey. Freida also has three great-grandchildren, Kaylee Cruz, Tristan Bailey and Bennett Barron. She has two sisters, Maxine Swanson of Washington, Ill., and Jean Smogorzewski of Portland, Ore.
Freida had worked several years in the cafeteria at Limestone Community High School and was a member of the Caterpillar Retirees Club.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 11, 2012, at the Davison-Fulton Bartonville Chapel. The Rev. Shawn Lindsey will officiate. Visitation will be one hour prior to the services on Wednesday at the funeral chapel. Cremation rites will be accorded following services, and burial will be in Swan Lake Memory Gardens at a later date.
Memorials may be made to the
You may view Frieda's life story at www.davison-fultonbartonvillechapel.com.