Docia Mae Bailey, daughter of the late Dorcie and Lena Smith Wardlow, was born Dec. 3, 1925, in Bardley, Mo., and passed away Monday, Nov. 1, 2010, at her residence in Cape Girardeau, Mo., at the age of 84.
On Nov. 22, 1941, she married Melvin Deewitt "Dee" Bailey, who preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by two sons, Denny and Melvin Bailey; three brothers and three sisters.
Survivors include two daughters, Linda Pruett and husband, Bobby, of Alto Pass, Ill., and Wanda Bailey, of Cape Girardeau; one sister, Bobbie Pruett, of Florence, Ariz.; 11 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild.
Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Friday, Nov. 5, at McDaniel Funeral Home in Senath, Mo.
Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 6, in the Cude Cemetery near Senath with Revs. Jerry Respondek and Henry Miller officiating.
Memorials may be made to the Humane Society of your choice.