Betty L. Bailey, 88

Betty Louise Bailey, 88, Warren, died at 9:55 p.m. on Wednesday, January 7, 2015 in her residence.  She was born in Huntington County, Indiana to the late Chester and Hazel (Charles) Forrester.  She married Ned G. Bailey on June 30, 1951.  He preceded her in death on June 29, 1993.

Betty was a farmer, dairy farmer, homemaker and a loving mother.  She loved woodworking and crafts and enjoyed watching basketball. Betty was a member of the Banquo Christian Church.

Betty is survived by her daughters, Janet E. Bailey, Warren, IN, Sandy (Bernie) Anderson, Terre Haute, IN; son, Richard (Karen) Bailey, Warren, IN; grandchildren, Kristy Clayborn, Chad (Kari) Highley, Jared Riggers, Nicholas Bailey, Jayson Bailey, and Allyson Bailey; great grandchildren, Danielle Hensley  and Sabrina Anderson, Macy Highley; and niece, Glenna (Jim) Sartain, and Nancy Forrester Herniack; special sister, Hilda Mae Hurlock.

In addition to her parents, Betty was preceded in death by her daughter, Susan G. Bailey; son, David N. Bailey; grandchildren, Daniel G. Clayborn and Steven J. Clayborn; and brothers, Paul (Wanetta) Forrester and Robert (Lucille) Forrester; niece, Alexis Bond; nephews, Dennis & Jack Forrester.

A funeral service for Betty will be held at 5:00 PM on Sunday, January 11, 2015 in Needham-Storey-Wampner Funeral Service, North Chapel, 1341 N. Baldwin Avenue, Marion, IN, with Rev. Darrell Smith officiating. Honorary Pallbearers are Chad Highley, Jared Rigger, Nicholas Bailey, Jayson Bailey, Bernie Anderson, and Kurt Jack.

Burial will be in the Mt. Etna Cemetery.

Visitation will be on Sunday, January 11, 2015 from 2-5 p.m., prior to the service, in the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to the First Light Child Advocacy Center, 904 W. 3rd St., Marion, IN 46952.

Posted on 2015 Jan 09