Carol Ann Bailey, 79 of Decatur IL passed away on Friday, March 17, 2017 at 7:00 AM. Carol was surrounded by her family and loved ones until she went home to be with the Lord.
Funeral service celebrating Carol’s life will be 1:00 PM, Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at Tabernacle Baptist Church, 650 N Wyckles Road, Decatur IL, with Pastor Cliff Jones officiating. Visitation will be one hour before the service. Burial will be at Graceland Cemetery following the service. Tanzyus-Logan Funeral Service and Care is in charge of the arrangements.
Carol was born at Decatur Memorial Hospital in December of 1937 to parents, Robert and Mae Blakeney. Carol met Kenneth Bailey at East Park Baptist Church in 1952, and they were married in February of 1956, at East Park Baptist Church in Decatur IL.
Carol worked as an accountant, a school secretary, also worked in a fabric store. Carol enjoyed bragging about her husband, Ken and all her grandchildren. Carol enjoyed many things in life, her embroidery, crafts, sewing, and scrapbooking. She also went back to Richland Community College for Accounting, as a straight A student. The things she was most proud of was her Godly marriage and her family. Carol, Mom, Grandma, and Greatgrandma will be missed.
Carol is survived by her husband Kenneth of Decatur; children Kathy Bailey Corley, Howard Bailey and wife Brenda, and Sherilyn Bailey Grady; grandchildren Andrew Corley and wife Jenna, Jennifer Lopez and husband Enrique, Kimberly Grady, Christopher Bailey, Daniel Corley, Michael Corley, Michael Grady, Blake Bailey, Joshua Bailey, Christina Grady, Megan Bailey; Great grandchildren Max, Seb, Dani, Linc, and Piper; brothers Robert “Bobby” Blakeney and wife Nancy and Larry Blakeney and wife Leu.