The Stanly News and Press (Albemarle, NC)


January 31, 2014

Vernie Bailey, of Albemarle, passed away Jan. 28, 2014, at age 86

Thursday, January 30, 2014 — Vernie Mae Bailey, age 86, of Albemarle, died at 12:35 a.m. Tuesday, January 28, 2014, in Trinity Place, Albemarle, N.C.

Her funeral was at 11 a.m. Thursday, January 30, 2014, in Stanly Funeral Home Chapel, Albemarle, N.C. The Rev. Terry Burris and the Rev. Eddie Hudson officiated and burial was in Stanly Gardens of Memory, Albemarle, N.C.

The family received friends from 6-9 p.m. on Wednesday, January 29, 2014, at Stanly Funeral Home.

Born March 14, 1927, in Stanly County, N.C., she was the daughter of the late Shepard Irenus Burris and Nora Bell Morton Burris.

She was a retired employee of Albemarle Spinning Mill and she attended Dunn’s Grove Baptist Church, Albemarle, N.C.

She was married to the late Marshall Glenn Bailey who preceded her in death. One brother, Robert Burris; four sisters, Beatrice Pickler, Clara Webb, Mary Hudson and Ruby Scott; and one great-great-grandchild, also preceded her in death

Survivors include two sons, Steve Bailey and wife Susan and Michael Bailey and wife Carla, all of Albemarle, N.C.; five daughters, Hilda Carpenter and husband Donald, Linda Harkey and husband Larry, Deborah Bailey, and Wanda Furr and husband David, all of Albemarle, N.C. and Paulette Whitley and husband Roger of Norwood, N.C.; two sisters, Cannie Hudson and Helen Hatley; 15 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren; and 10 great-great-grandchildren.

Stanly Funeral Home is entrusted with arrangements.

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