Lessie  Bailey

Obituary of Lessie Bailey



Lessie Irene Dillon Bailey

Of  Newton, NC

   Lessie Irene Dillon Bailey, 87, of Newton, NC formerly of Lorado, WV, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, June 28, 2018, at the home of her son in North Carolina.

   She was born March 19, 1931, at Hamlin, a daughter of the late Jesse and Martha Summers Dillon.

   In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Rev. Herbert Bailey; two step-sons, James Bailey and Charles Bailey; two step-daughters, Nila Jean Curry and Ruth Grimmett; four sisters, Opal Bailey, Glenna Lucas, Ruby Hager and Sylvia Martin; one brother, Nathan Dillon; and an infant baby sister, Rosella Jane Dillon.

   Lessie was a home maker and a member of Lundale Free Will Baptist Church.  She was also a member of S.T.A.R.T at Man.

   Those left to cherish her memory are one son, Curtis (Jane) Bailey of Newton, NC; one step-daughter, Joyce Browning of Huntington; one step-son, Ronnie Bailey of Newark, OH; one sister, Della Lee Wright of TX; one brother, Cameron Dillon of Flatwoods, WV; three grandchildren, Sonny (Linda Ray) Bailey of Leesage, WV, Lisa Meadows of Newton, NC and Tanya Jackson of Kings Mtn., NC; 7 great-grandchildren, Antony, Rhiannon, and Jeremiah Meadows of Newton, NC, Willow and Tharon Jackson of Newton, NC, and Ryan and Morgan Bailey of Lesage, WV; along with a host of other relatives and friends.

   Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday, July 1, 2018, at the Becco United Baptist Church at Becco, WV with Rev. Barney Goins officiating.  Burial will follow in Highland Memory Gardens at Godby.

   Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the church also.

   Pall bearers will be family and friends.

   In lieu of flowers the family asks that donations be made to Dignity Hospice, P.O. Box 430 – Chapmanville, WV 25508 or the Hospice of your choice.

   Online condolences may be sent to www.krantzmcneelyfuneralhome.com

   Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the Krantz-McNeely Funeral Home at Man.