DEARING, Ga. - Mr. Holbrook Bailey, 77, of Dearing, entered into rest, July 12, 2007, at University Hospital. He was the beloved husband of the late Shirley Radford Bailey.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., Sunday, July 15, 2007, at the Dearing United Methodist Church with Revs. David Sisler and Allen Hamilton officiating. Interment followed in the Dearing Cemetery with full military honors.
Mr. Bailey was a native of Wilkes County and was the son of the late William J. Bailey and the late Bertha Turner Bailey. He was retired sergeant first class from the U.S. Army in the Armored Division where he served as a member of the East and West Border Patrol. Mr. Bailey was also a member of Dearing United Methodist Church.
Survivors include: sons, Bill Bailey and wife Linda, Columbus, James Bailey, Thomson, Tommy Bailey and wife Alice, Thomson, and Mike Bailey, Thomson; a daughter, Joyce B. Fiame, Ellersie, Ga.; brothers, Leon Bailey and wife Georgia, Livingston, Texas, George Bailey and wife Mildred, Elberton, Ga., and Gene Bailey and wife Dottie, Lawrenceburg, Tenn.; sisters, Marsha Weaver, Dearing, Fannie Bussey, Port Neches, Texas, and Mary Nettles and husband Alvis -Livingston, Texas; grandchildren, John Bailey, Jeremy Bailey, Brandy Boynton, Joshua Andujar, Jordan Bailey, Trey Bailey, Austin Bailey, Noah Bailey, Gracie Bailey, Cheryl Bailey, Dylan Bailey and Savanna Bailey; great-grandchildren, Collin Bailey, Anna Marie Bailey and Kinsleigh Bailey.
Beggs Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.