Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

Obituary Archives

November 5, 2012

Myrtle Marie Bailey

Precious in the sight of God is the death of his saints. He whispered sweet peace to her. Our mommy has crossed that river and gone home to sweet Beulah Land.

BULL CREEK — Precious in the sight of God is the death of his saints. He whispered sweet peace to her. Our mommy has crossed that river and gone home to sweet Beulah Land.

Myrtle Marie Bailey, 87, of Bull Creek, W.Va., went to be with the Lord on Saturday, November 3, 2012, at Bull Creek, following a long illness.

Myrtle was born February 22, 1925 at Litwar, W.Va., the daughter of the late Henry McKinley and Gracie Angle Workman. She was the last surviving member of her original family.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her daughter, Glenda Bailey; brothers, Joseph Workman, and William “Bill” Workman; sister, Cora Murdock; and grandson, Nicholas Akers.

 Survivors include her husband of 72 years, Zink Bailey Sr., of the home; three daughters, Madalene and the late Harold E. Cline of Bull Creek, Freda Birchfield and husband Steven of Bull Creek, and Wilma Prevento and husband Darrell of North Welch, W.Va.; two sons, Gene Bailey and wife Barbara of Speedway, W.Va., and Zink Bailey Jr. of the home; 14 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; sister-in-law, Kathy Workman of Roanoke, Ala.; son-in-law, Lawyer Bailey Jr., of Bull Creek, W.Va.; and two caregivers, Thelma Dotson and Eunice Prater of Stopover, Ky.

Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday, November 6th, 2012, at 1 o'clock, with Pastor Michael Tye and Brother Leslie Blankenship officiating at the Chapel of Fanning Funeral Home in Iaeger. Burial will follow in the Bailey Cemetery at the right hand fork of Bull Creek, W.Va. Serving as pallbearers will be grandsons.

Friends may visit with the family at the Chapel of Fanning Funeral Home in Iaeger, Tuesday, November 6th, 2012, after 11 a.m., until the time of service.

Fanning Funeral Home in Iaeger is assisting the Bailey family.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.fanningfuneralhomes.com

1
Text Only
Obituary Archives
  • Dorothy Carter Rasnick

    Dorothy Carter Rasnick, 91, of Princeton Health Care Center, formerly of Village Green, died Friday, July 25, 2014, at her residence.

    July 31, 2014

  • Mattie M. Church Allen

    Mattie M Church Allen age 78 of Burk Mountain went home to Heaven Monday July 28, 2014.

    July 31, 2014

  • Mamie Lee Webb Mamie Lee Webb

    Mamie Lee Webb , age 82, of Blacksburg, died Tuesday, July 29, 2014, at Lewis Gale Hospital-Montgomery.

    July 31, 2014 1 Photo

  • Clarence E. Smith

     Clarence E. Smith, 88, of Peterstown formerly of Princeton died Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at his home.
     

    July 31, 2014

  • Darlene Yvonne Wohlford Rose

    Darlene Yvonne Wohlford Rose died at the age of 88 on Sunday afternoon, July 27, 2014, at her home in Princeton following an extended illness.

    July 31, 2014

  • Earl Hayden “Red” Lilly Jr. Earl Hayden “Red” Lilly Jr.

    Earl Hayden “Red” Lilly, Jr., 75, of 300 Gott Road in Princeton died Monday, July 28, 2014 at Princeton Community Hospital.

    July 31, 2014 1 Photo

  • Mary Puckett (Mary Jackson Bailey) Mary Puckett (Mary Jackson Bailey)

    Mary Puckett (Mary Jackson Bailey) of Bluefield West Virginia passed away Monday, July 28, 2014, in Winston-Salem, NC after a brief illness.

    July 31, 2014 1 Photo

  • Glen Kahle Belcher Glen Kahle Belcher

    BLUEFIELD — Glen Kahle Belcher, 82 of Bluefield, WV went home to be with the Lord Monday, July 28, 2014.

    July 30, 2014 1 Photo

  • Betty Jo Gray Betty Jo Gray

    Betty Jo Gray, 76, of the Springfield Center in Lindside, formerly of Princeton Towers, died Monday, July 28, 2014, at her residence.

    July 30, 2014 1 Photo

  • Juanita Bourne Coon

    Juanita Bourne Coon, age 75 of the Gratton community in Tazewell, VA died Monday, July 28, 2014 at Welmont Bristol Regional Medical Center in Bristol, TN.

    July 30, 2014

Local News
Editorials