Melba F. Bailey

Bailey, Melba F. passed away, Tuesday, October 16, 2012. Born October 19, 1917 in St. Louis, daughter of John William Siems and Hazel Florence Richardson, who have proceeded her in death. She married Randolph Ellis Fite of Durant, OK on November 2, 1935 in St. Louis, who proceeded her in death in 1968. She is survived by 2 children, Randolph Ellis Fite, Jr. of Bolivar, MO and Judith Eileen Loeffel of Camdenton, MO; 6 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren & 2 great-great grandchildren. Melba married Bernard Doepke in 1969 and he proceeded in death that same year. Melba married Warren Milton Bailey in 1975 who proceeded her in 1978 and she is survived by 4 step-children, 9 step-grandchildren and step-great grandchildren. She is proceeded by her brother Glen Siems, survived by brother,Wayne Siems and 2 sister-in-laws. She has also proceeded by other relatives, friends and acquaintances. Services: Funeral service at the SCHRADER Funeral Home and Crematory, 14960 Manchester Road at Holloway, Ballwin, Friday, 1:00 p.m. Interment Forever Oak Hill Cemetery. If desired, contributions may be made to or . Visitation Thursday 4-8 p.m. Friends may sign the family's on-line guestbook at


Funeral Home

Schrader Funeral Homes & Crematory
14960 Manchester Road at Holloway Ballwin, MO 63011-4623
(636) 227-5511

Published in St. Louis Post-Dispatch on Oct. 18, 2012