Ella Florence Bailey, 86, of Sinking Creek Road, near Pembroke departed this life Wednesday morning, April 2, 2008 at Roanoke Memorial Hospital in Roanoke after a long illness. Born in Giles County on May 24, 1921 she was a daughter of the late William and Betty Martin Sarver. She was preceded in death by her husband Jim Bailey.
She leaves to cherish her memory two sons Teddy and wife Linda K. Bailey of Pembroke, James Bailey and fiancÚ Debbie Williams of Hoges Chapel; seven daughters and sons-in-law Ruby carol Bailey of Shawsville, Juanita Marie Cumbee of Pembroke, Linda and Clinton Collins of Newport, Patty and Elmer Collins of Pembroke, Carolyn Ruth Bailey of Pembroke, Edna Virginia and Henderson Price of Newport, Sandy Gail Bailey and fiancÚ Jack Rowe of Blacksburg; twenty-two grandchildren, thirty-eight great-grandchildren, and three great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 2:00 PM in the Kendall Funeral Home at 605 Snidow St. in Pembroke with burial following in Clover Hollow Cemetery at Newport. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Friday evening from 6 to 8 PM. Online condolences may be sent by visiting kendallfuneralhome.com.