Pauline Bailey

Born: Sun., Jul. 30, 1922
Died: Mon., Aug. 5, 2019


10:00 AM to 11:00 AM, Wed., Aug. 07, 2019
Location: Pulliam Funeral Home

Celebration of Life

11:00 AM Wed., Aug. 07, 2019
Location: Pulliam Funeral Home

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Pauline Bailey, 97, of Oblong passed away on Monday August 5, 2019 at Ridgeview Care Center in Oblong, IL.

She was born in Oblong, IL on July 30, 1922 to Byrl and Vera (Griffin) Brownfield.  On July 23, 1939 she married Nolan Bailey who preceded her in death on November 1, 1986.

Pauline was a homemaker and lived her entire life in Oblong, IL.

She is survived by her daughter Myrna and Jim Smith, Huachuca City, AZ; daughter-in law Barb Bailey; five grandchildren Ron Bailey Jr., Naples, FL, Jennie Lynn and Drew Beck, Madison, Al, Vicki and John French, Phoenix, AZ, Greg and Carol Smith, Phoenix, AZ and Kimberly and Mark Mountain, Perry, IL; six Great Grandchildren and four Step Great Grandchildren.

Preceding her in death were her parents Byrl and Vera Brownfield, husband Nolan Bailey, son Ron Bailey Sr., and sister Mildred McMillen.

The Family wishes to thank Ridgeview Care Center and all their staff for their kind care and assistance during Pauline’s remaining years.  Also special thanks to nephew Phil and Linda McMillen.

Celebration of Pauline’s Life will be held at 11:00 AM Wednesday August 7, 2019 at Pulliam Funeral Home in Oblong, IL.  Burial will follow in Oblong Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 10:00 AM until 11:00 AM Wednesday August 7, 2019 at the funeral home. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, expression of sympathy may take the form of a contribution to the organization of the donor’s choice. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.

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