Freda M. “McVey” Bailey

Freda M. “McVey” Bailey, 100, passed away Dec. 3, 2018, at Oak Pointe Residential Care in Carthage. Bailey was born Oct. 7, 1918, in Miller, to Alvin and Pearl “Kessinger” McVey.
Bailey had lived in Carthage since 1958. She worked at Ramsey’s Department Store on the Carthage Square and was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Carthage. She was a Red Cross Volunteer and a Gray Lady at the former McCune Brooks Hospital.She was married to Harold R. Bailey in 1936, in Aurora; he preceded her in death in 2001.
Bailey is survived by: son, Gary Bailey (Marilyn) of Atlanta, Ga.; daughter, Sue Carlton (Pete) of Carthage; brother, Bill McVey of Aurora; seven grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren and six great-great grandchildren.She was preceded in death by one great-granddaughter and two sisters, Bonnie Williams and Doris Birchfield.
Service details are pending at this time. Arrangements are under the direction of Ulmer Funeral Home.


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