Whitesburg KY

Edith Bailey succumbs at 81

Funeral services for Edith Paulene Bailey, 81, were held August 4 in Whitesburg. Burial was in the Bailey family cemetery.

Born in Isom to the late Cullen and Bertha Amburgey Sexton, she died August 2 at the Greg & Noreen Wells Hospice Center in Hazard.

She was the widow of William “Bill” Bailey, and a sister of the late Marcelene Breeding, Vernon Sexton, Otis Sexton and Harlan Sexton.

She enjoyed sewing and was an avid quiltmaker.

Surviving are three sons, Phillip D. Bailey and wife Patricia and Wayne Bailey and wife Fredia, all of Whitesburg, and Randy Bailey and wife Sharie of Kona; three sisters, Jewelene Perry of Owensboro, Elene Wojciechowski of Whitesburg, and Effie Mae Sexton of Louisville; six grandchildren, Mark Bailey, Karen Bailey, Rebecca Lea Bailey, Greg Bailey, Matthew Bailey and Ariana Lynn Bailey; and seven great-grandchildren.

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