Jerry Bailey Sr

jerry bailey sr
Funeral services for Jerry Bailey, 66, of Hughes Springs will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Veal Switch Baptist Church in Hughes Springs with the Rev. Butch Shipp officiating. Burial will follow in Veal Switch Cemetery, under direction of Reeder-Davis Funeral Home, Inc. of Hughes Springs. Mr. Bailey will lie in state at the funeral home Sunday afternoon and evening, and the family will receive friends from 4-6 p.m. . Mr. Bailey died on his birthday, after a lengthy illness on Saturday, August 9, at a Longview hospital. He was born in Bodcaw Arkansas. He was a Baptist, and he retired from Lone Star Steel after working there 30 years. He is survived by his wife Kay of Hughes Springs; two daughters and sons-in-law Sherry and Shawn Sinclair of Sulphur Springs and Marla and Matt McCord of Hughes Springs; one son Jerry Bailey Jr. of Hughes Springs; one sister Peggy Creech of Stamps AR; three brothers-in-law and their wives Ray Marlar of Daingerfield, James and Jo Ross and Richard and Janice Ross, all of Hope AR; and eight grandchildren Justin and Melanie Bailey of Dallas; Lacy, Lauren and Linzy Larsen and Chloe McCord, all of Hughes Springs; and Sawyer and Skyler Sinclair of Sulphur Springs. Mr. Bailey was preceded in death by his parents Marvin and Opal Bailey and a sister Dorothy Marlar. Friends may leave condolences at

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  1. Kay–My thoughts and prayers will be with you. I am sorry that I cannot be there to represent my family, but know that you are thought of and loved…daughter of Floyd

  2. We are so sorry for your loss. Know that all of you are in our thoughts and prayers.Alice, Taylor & Amanda

  3. Sherry you and i used to go together at hughes springs jr high. we went to the homecoming dance together. I would like to say that I'm so sorry for your loss. I'll be praying for you and your family. Trust in the Lord Jesus Christ for strength.

  4. Kay- Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this time. Let us know if there is anything we can do for you-

  5. Kay, our thoughts and prayers are with you at this most difficult time. We love you and are just a phone call away if you need anything.

  6. Sorry to take so long at getting back to you all, but we had no idea that this was up here! We are doing better each day, and we thank all of our wonderful friends for being there to help us through this difficult time! May God Bless You All, and if any of you need anything…we are also…just a phone call away! Love, Hugs, and Blessings, Lacy (grandaughter)

  7. I was sorry to hear about Jerry SR. I stopped by to see you Christmas day to pay my condolences. Hope you are doing well. May god bless.

  8. Kay and family we are so sorry for your loss. You are in our prayers and my God Bless you during this time…

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