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Flossie Bailey

Flossie Marie Bailey, 93, of Route 1 Greenup, Kentucky went to be with the Lord Wednesday May 17, 2017 at her residence in Greenup surrounded by her loving family.

Mrs. Bailey was born September 24, 1923 in Danleyton, Kentucky a daughter of the late Challie and Bessie Adams Yates.

Flossie was a long-time educator in the Greenup County School System starting in the old 2 room school house in Danleyton. She taught for over 30 years. After retiring she stayed active in education by the Greenup Retired Teachers Association and the Alpha Delta Kappa Sorority of Distinguished Women Educators. She was also a member of Wurtland Missionary Baptist Church. She was proud to be a Sunday school teacher for many years.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband of 48 years Earl G. Bailey

Two brothers

Dorsie Yates and Challie Yates

Two son in laws

Steve West and Benjamin Rickard

She is survived by

One son

Garriett “Jad” (Nancy) Bailey of Argillite, Kentucky

One daughter

Jane Ann West Rickard of Argillite, Kentucky

One brother Ossie Yates of Titusville, Florida

Six grandchildren

Garriett (Lea) Bailey, Leea (Kelly) Bristow, Steven (Teresa) West, Megan (Travis) Moore, and Jennifer (David) Sutphin

Seven great grandchildren

Caleb West, Shalyn West, Quintan Farrow, Abby Moore, Layla Moore, Emma Bailey, Evelyn Bailey

Funeral Services will be conducted at 2:00 pm Sunday May 21, 2017 at Reed Funeral Home in Greenup, Kentucky by Dr. Tom Melvin. Burial will be in Bailey-Reeves Cemetery in Argillite, Kentucky. Visitation will be from 12:00 pm until funeral home time on Sunday.

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