Gaye Ellen Bailey
Gaye Ellen Bailey, age 79, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, March 8, 2017. Gaye is survived by her husband, Johnnie D. Bailey, Sr., daughter, Vicki (Bobby) Snider, son, Barry (Pam) Roberson, step children, Shellie (Clay) Holder, Johnnie (Lynn) Bailey, Jr. and Richard (Tracy) Bailey, grandchildren, Brandon (Amber) Roberson, Justin (Christian) Roberson, Joshua (Emily) Graham, Alyssa Graham, Jacob Holder, John Aaron Holder, Emma Holder, Daniel Holder, Christen Bailey, Douglas Bailey, Mallory Bailey and Galen Bailey, one great grandson, Eli Roberson, and several cousins, nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her father, Wilson Ray, and mother, Mildred (William) Hughes.Gaye was born on January 31,1938, in Birmingham, Alabama. She graduated from West End High School in 1955, and has remained close with her classmates through the years. She worked with Russell & Alford, Inc. for 40 years. She enjoyed flower gardening, traveling and painting. She was a member of the Rock Creek Church of God.
Visitation will be Friday, March 10, 2017, from 6pm to 8pm at Patterson – Forest Grove Funeral Home. The funeral is scheduled for 10am Saturday, March 11, 2017, at Rock Creek Church of God, followed by a graveside service at Forest Grove Memorial Gardens.
The family would like to thank the staff of the Critical Intensive Care Unit of Princeton Baptist Medical Center for the wonderful care given to Gaye, and for their outpouring love and compassion.
So hard to believe. Heaven gained an "Angel" with many friends and relatives to welcome her home. Our sincere Love and Prayers for all of you at this time. She will be missed. Debbie and Bill Ramsay
Such a beautiful celebration of life! I am blessed to have known her. She had such a huge impact on my life as a child because of her love and encouragement! She is a major part of my redemption story! I loved her so much! I am thankful for the treasured memories I hold close in my heart. I know I will see her again in our eternal home. I am lifting up prayers of peace and comfort for her family during this time of great loss.