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Paula K. Bailey

June 19, 1931 ~ May 8, 2019 (age 87)

Paula K. Bailey, age 87, of Gladstone, Illinois passed away at 5:03 PM on Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at Great River Hospice House in Burlington, Iowa. She was born on June 19, 1931 in Gladstone, Illinois, the daughter of Paul Melvin and Dorothy Alice (Kessinger) Rhoades. She attended school in the Gladstone Community and graduated from Gladstone High School. On October 6, 1951, Paula married Raymond L. "Pete" Bailey and he preceded her in death on May 28, 2016. Paula was employed as a cook at Union High School, at I.R.C. Electronics, Midwest Biscuit, and Antennacraft in West Burlington, Iowa, from which she retired in 1996. After retirement, she enjoyed serving meals to seniors with the Henderson County Health Department. Paula enjoyed mushrooming, reading, visiting, and helping her friends around Gladstone. Most of all, Paula loved her family and her grandchildren. She was a lifelong member of the United Methodist Church of Gladstone where she taught Sunday School for years. Paula is survived by one daughter, Luann Walker of Gladstone, Illinois, three sons; Bob (Barb) Bailey of Gladstone, Illinois, Mike (Debra) Bailey of Oquawka, Illinois, and Jay (Sherry) Bailey, also of Oquawka, thirteen grandchildren, and twenty-five great-grandchildren. Also surviving is one sister, Pauline Russell of West Burlington, Iowa and many nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her parents, husband "Pete", one sister, Sherry Reed, and one son, Jerry Bailey.

A funeral service is planned for 10:30 AM on Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at Turnbull Funeral Home in Oquawka, Illinois. Family will be present for visitation from 5:00-7:00 PM on Monday, May 13, 2019 also at the funeral home. Interment will be in the Oquawka Cemetery. A memorial fund is being established for the Gladstone Methodist Church.

Visitation
Monday, May 13, 2019

 

5:00 PM 5/13/2019 5:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 5/13/2019 7:00:00 PM
Turnbull Funeral Homes - Oquawka

10th & Warren
Oquawka, IL 61469

Turnbull Funeral Homes - Oquawka
10th & Warren Oquawka 61469 IL
United States

Service
Tuesday, May 14, 2019

 

 

10:30 AM 5/14/2019 10:30:00 AM
Turnbull Funeral Homes - Oquawka

10th & Warren
Oquawka, IL 61469

Turnbull Funeral Homes - Oquawka
10th & Warren Oquawka 61469 IL
United States

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Oquawka Cemetery Final Resting Place

9th St.
Oquawka, IL 61469

9th St. Oquawka 61469 IL
United States

 

 

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