NEW MADRID - Walter J. Bailey, 101, died at 3:26 p.m. Feb. 12, 2007, in the Golden Living Center at New Madrid.
Born June 25, 1905, in Renault, Ill., to the late Frank and Martha Glodo Bailey, he was a member of the First Baptist Church in New Madrid. He lived most of his life in New Madrid County, near East Prairie, where he was a farmer.
In 1934, he married Hazel Irene Ellis, who preceded him in death on March 8, 1973.
Four brothers and three sisters also preceded him in death.
Survivors include: one daughter, Ruby Tisher of Park Hills; one stepson and daughter-in-law, Lee and Kathleen Poe of Shobonier, Ill.; two sister, Irene Davis and Anna Wilson of East Prairie; and three grandchildren and four great-
Visitation is at 6 p.m. today at the Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie, where services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Wednesday with Billy Davis officiating.
Burial will follow in the Dogwood Cemetery.