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3054 Hwy 80 West
Morton, MS 39117
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Bill  Bailey

Bill Bailey

Sunday, April 7th, 1929 - Wednesday, April 15th, 2020
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Mr. William L. “Bill” Bailey age 91, passed away Wednesday April 15th 2020 at The Arbor in Ridgeland, MS. A Private Graveside Service will be held at Lena Cemetery.
Mr. Bailey had lived in Lena, MS for the past 27 years after moving from Jackson, MS. He was a member of Lena Baptist Church. Mr. Bailey served his country in the U.S. Navy during the Korean Conflict. He then began his law enforcement career with the City of Jackson Police Department from 1957-1968. He was the 1st officer to receive a German shepherd with the police department. In 1968 he began a new career with the State of Mississippi ABC division as a field agent and retired as the State Director in 1984. He loved retirement and traveling with his wife and loved cattle farming and camping in his younger years. He is preceded in death by his parents, Chester and Annie Bailey; 2 grandsons, Zach Bailey and Ben Phillips; two brothers, Howard and C.T. Bailey; one sister, Dot Walker. He is survived by his wife of 68 years, Bernice Bailey of Lena, MS; three sons, Ron Bailey ( Terri) of Madison, MS, Dwight Bailey ( Lana) of Brandon, MS, Dwayne Bailey (Susan) of Madison, MS; daughter, Denise Phillips (Paxton) of Jackson, MS; two sisters, Joy Legg and Nan Russell; one brother, Jim Bailey; five grandchildren, Jessica Shive, Ross Bailey, Christy Sandige, Julie Whitfield and Melissa Runnels.
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    Lena Cemetery
    Hwy 13
    LENA, MS 39094
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    A Private Graveside Service will be held.


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Lashonda Johnson

Posted at 11:25pm
Sending my Condolences, I've gotten to know you Both & Shared A Bond With You'll, I Enjoyed Bringing Your Jackson Newspaper Every Day & All The Talks We Shared, This Saddens My Heart, But God Knows Best.We Love You All From The Johnson's Carthage, Ms. I'm Always Here If You Need Me😇😇😇

David Bailey

Posted at 09:02pm
I’m sorry to hear the loss of Uncle Bill. Praying for God’s peace and comfort for Aunt Bernice and family. David

Brenda Bailey Beggs

Posted at 10:58pm
Our deepest and most heartfelt sympathy goes out to you all, Ronnie, Dwight, Dwayne, and Neecy and Aunt Bernice. I remember Uncle Bill with fondness and respect. Love You All, Brenda Bailey Beggs & Family

Joy Legg

Posted at 11:21am
I have fond memories of our growing up days.He was always a good,helpful,kind Brother.Prayers for Bernice and Family. Love to all,Joy

Patricia Churchill

Posted at 08:26am
To Bill’s family: We love and are praying for you at this most difficult time. We have so many fond memories of all of us together that will never be forgotten. May God grant peace and comfort. Love, Ken and Pat Churchill

Betsy Shotts Posted at 02:50pm

Much love and prayers to all the Baileys. He was such a sweet man and will not be forgotten. Love, Betsy Hatten Shotts

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