Julie Cumbee Bailey, 84, of Pembroke departed this life Tuesday morning, May 15, 2012 in the loving care of her family at her daughter’s home. Born on May 27, 1927 in Giles County, she was a daughter of the late Kemper Cumbee and Willie Lucas Cumbee. She was preceded in death by her husband Mervin Bailey, her brothers Howard, and Herman Cumbee and her sisters Anna Lou Cumbee, Anna Belle Donathan, Mamie Cumbee, Seinna Cumbee.
She leaves to cherish her memory her daughter and son-in-law Barbara and George Meredith of Pembroke; her grandsons George Jr., Danny, Gene, Billy, and Johnny Meredith; her great grand-children Joshua, Heaven, Eligah, McKayla, Logan, Austin, and Hayley Meredith; her brother Carl Buddy Cumbee of Pembroke; her half-brothers Bobby and David Cumbee; and her half-sister Mildred Sanders.
Funeral services will be conducted Sunday at 2:00 pm in the Kendall Funeral Home, 605 Snidow St., Pembroke with Pastor Carl Forrester and Pastor Eddie Kendall officiating. Burial will follow in Birchlawn Burial Park in Pearisburg. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Saturday evening from 6 to 8 pm and on Friday evening at the home. Online condolences may be sent by visiting kendallfuneralhome.com.