Emma A. Bailey, 77, Marceline, died Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013, at Pioneer Skilled Nursing Center, Marceline.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Sept. 16, 2013, at Delaney Funeral Home, Marceline, with Rev. Brian Baker officiating. Visitation will be held from 10 until service time Monday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Marceline.
Emma was born December 27, 1935, in Ethel, daughter of William E. and Gladys E. (Strouse) Jones. She married Robert V. Bailey on February 11, 1965. He preceded her in death.
Emma had worked as a nurses aide in nursing homes, was a Baptist, and had lived in Marceline for most of her life.
Survivors include two sons, George Bailey and wife, Jennifer, New London, Iowa, and Bruce Bailey, Marceline; daughter, Kathy Comstock and husband, Gary, Bucklin; sister, Laverna Stimel, Bucklin; brother, Gilbert Jones, Brookfield; brother-in-law, C.J. Gulley, Marceline; four grandsons, Brent Bailey, Joey, Chris, and Eric Comstock; two great-grandchildren; several step-great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
She was also preceded in death by her parents; two sisters, Iola Gulley and Leah Doss; one brother, August “Auggie” Jones; and daughter-in-law, Ethel Bailey.