Senior Bishop Eddie Bailey, Jr., 85, of 2315 Rosedale Drive, departed this life on Saturday, June 16, 2012.
Funeral service, 11:00 AM, Thursday, June 21, 2012 at Deliverance Cathedral of Love, 1705 Curtis Drive, Raleigh.
Visitation, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM, Wednesday, June 20 at True-Way Holiness Church, 2301 Rosedale Drive, Raleigh. Interment, Carolina Biblical Gardens.
Survivors: wife, Bishop Geraldine Newton Bailey of the home; son, James “Jimmy” Newton (Ernestine) of Hamlet; daughters, Bishop Shirdine B. Dobbin, Mattie Bailey Williams (Sam), Minister Jackie Bailey Lawrence, Elder Gloria Bailey Jenkins, Deacon Eddie Bailey Holden (William) all of Raleigh and Deacon Joyce Bailey Stephens of Cary; brother, Milton Bailey (Josephine) of Raleigh; sisters, Annie P. Willis (Rufus) of Detroit, MI, Irene B. Thomas (Robert) of Raleigh, Dr. Louise Nichols (Dr. Harold) of Oxford, PA, Loraine B. Hinton of Raleigh, Minister Thelma Palmer (Gussie), Pastor Betty King (Charles), both of Hemingway, SC, Dorothy Ann Jones of Greensboro and Liva Dell Quick of Bennettsville, SC; 13 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren and 7 great-great-grandchildren.
Arrangements by Lea Funeral Home, (919) 231-1000, www.leafuneralhome.com.