He was a farmer and a member of the Beech Bethany Church of Christ. Survivors include wife: Mary Hazel Bailey, Celina, TN; sons: Jeff Bennett Bailey, Hendersonville, TN, and James Reed Bailey, Jr., Murfreesboro, TN; daughter: Sheila Reed Carter, Rickman, TN, brother: Jack Bennett Bailey, Cookeville, TN, 4 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren. A host of family also survives. He is preceded in death by parents: Jack Marcum and Lockie Marie (Reed) Bailey and sister: Lurlin Lousie Bailey. Funeral Services will be held on Monday, May 30, 2011 at 10 AM from the chapel of the Hall Funeral Home in Celina, TN. Burial was in the Bailey Cemetery in Clay Co. Bro. Kenny Westmoreland officiated the service.
Mr. James Reed Bailey, 76, of Celina, TN passed away at the Cookeville Regional Medical Center on Friday, May 27, 2011. Mr. Bailey was born on September 16, 1934 in Clay Co., Tennessee to the late Jack Marcum and Lockie Marie (Reed) Bailey. He was in the U.S. Army. He was also the Clay Co. Trustee in Clay Co for 24 years.