Edith Beatrice McFall Bailey, Waynesboro, TN, was born November 13, 1928 in Wayne County, TN to the late Claude and Ollie Holt McFall. She married Emerald Nathan Bailey, May 8, 1948 and he preceded her in death, July 21, 2017. Mrs. Bailey, a homemaker and member of Iron City Freewill Baptist Church, departed this life, Tuesday, October 5, 2021 at Boyd Cottages Assisted Living, Waynesboro, Tennessee at the age of 92 Years, 10 Months, 22 Days.
Survivors, sons, Ronnie Paul Bailey, wife, Teresa, Branson, MO, Donnie Keith Bailey, wife, Marsha, Lutts, TN, Stanley Lee Bailey, wife, Tammy, Iron City, TN; daughter, Cathy Collins, friend, Paul Kelley, Florence, AL; 8 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren, 5 great-great-grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews. Besides her husband and parents, Mrs. Bailey was preceded in death by brothers, Verlon and Allen McFall and sister, Geneva Harper.
Services were Thursday, October 7, 2021 at 11:00 AM at Shackelford Funeral Directors chapel, Collinwood, Tennessee, with Gerald Montgomery, Bobby Glen Rich, Brant Sanders officiating. Burial was in Memorial Gardens, Collinwood, Tennessee, Shackelford Funeral Directors, Wayne County assisted the family. Those honored to serve as pallbearers were Brad Bailey, Brian Bailey, Steven Balentine, Austin Bailey, Jason Bailey, Dickey Bailey, Glenn Harper with Caysen, Klye and Kagen Prince, Parker and Preston Bailey, David and Jerry Harper serving as honorary pallbearers.
The family wishes to thank all associated with Boyd Cottage Assisted Living for their care and concern. Memorial donations may be given to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, Memphis, TN.