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Margaret C Bailey

September 19, 1929 ~ July 14, 2023 (age 93) 93 Years Old


Margaret C. Bailey, 93, of Kingwood, passed away Friday, July 14, 2023, at JW Ruby Memorial Hospital, Morgantown.  She was born September 19, 1929 in Howesville, a daughter of the late Joseph James and Victoria Teresa (Rickelman) Brailer. Her husband, Robert Junior Bailey, preceded her in death, March 29, 1993.

Mrs. Bailey was a 1946 graduate of Kingwood High School, and attended Fairmont State College. She was a member St. Joseph’s Catholic Church and St. Sebastian’s Catholic Church where she was active with the Alter Rosary Society. She was also a member of the Service Personnel Association, and the Retired Service Personnel Association. She worked as a special education aide for the Preston County Board of Education and Head Start. She enjoyed sewing, furniture upholstering, reading, doing word searches and watching the hummingbirds.

Surviving are: two sons Robert A. Bailey and wife Shirley, Albright, and Brian E. Bailey, Kingwood; two daughters, Jennifer Bailey Bates and husband John,  Bruceton Mills, and Cheryl Bailey Everly, Masontown; six grandchildren, Jennifer Davis and Brian, Karen DeLancey and Michael, James Bailey and Pam, Suzanne Forman and James, James Everly, and Holly Everly; seven great grandchildren, Elizabeth, Emily and Dakota, Brant, Lilly, Katie, Emma, and Carson; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her husband she was preceded in death by: one grandson, Robert A. Bailey, Jr.; one son in law, James Everly; three brothers, John Brailer, Paul Brailer, Ambrose Brailer; and three sisters, Elizabeth Barlow, Isabella Wolfe, and Lucy Motsay.

Friends may call at Kingwood Funeral Home, 295 South Price Street, on Monday, July 17, 2023 from 3 – 7 pm, with a Prayer Vigil at 7:00 pm.  Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on, Tuesday, July 18, 2023 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, 12 Church Drive, Kingwood, WV at 11:00 am, with Father Dominic Athishu as Celebrant.  Interment will follow at St. Joseph Cemetery.

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July 17, 2023

3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Kingwood Funeral Home and Crematory
295 S Price Street
Kingwood, WV 26537

Prayer Service
July 17, 2023

7:00 PM
Kingwood Funeral Home and Crematory
295 S Price Street
Kingwood, WV 26537

Mass of Christian Burial
July 18, 2023

11:00 AM
St. Joseph Catholic Church (Howesville)


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