Bailey, Ida M.
Age 47, of Beaver Dams, passed away June 30, 2013 from a battle with cancer. She was born in Elmira to Richard and Verna Buchanan. She is predeceased by her father, Richard Buchanan Sr. and her sister, Irene Buchanan. Surviving are her loving husband of 22 years, Loren A. Bailey Jr. of Beaver Dams; mother, Verna Buchanan of Riverview, FL; children, Michael (Noel) Wheaton of Watkins Glen, Allen Bailey of Lakeland, FL, and Shannon Bailey of Beaver Dams; grandchildren, Michaela and McKenzie Wheaton; brother, Richard (Laura) Buchanan Jr. and niece, Chase Buchanan of Riverview, FL; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Loren "Hank" Bailey Sr. and Patricia Bailey of Monterey; and a host of many friends and extended family members. Ida worked as a CNA for many years, her most recent was at Founders Pavilion in Corning. She also served in the Army Reserves. Ida attended GST Boces for the LPN program and graduated in 2012. She was a member of the Monterey Church. Ida enjoyed spending time with her family and friends. Ida was a wonderful loving wife, mother, grandma, sister, daughter, aunt, and a great friend. Family and friends are invited to call at the Barber Funeral Home, 413 S. Main St., Horseheads on Monday, July 8, 2013, from 4-5:00 p.m. Her service will follow at 5:00 p.m. with Pastor Richard Stuart. Condolences at www.barberfuneralhome.com.
Published in Star-Gazette from July 6 to July 8, 2013