Obituary: James Darrell Bailey

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Published: Apr. 26, 2021 at 1:23 PM EDT
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James Darrell Bailey, 80, of Orma, died Sunday, April 25, 2021, at his home.

He was born July 3, 1940, at Beech, Calhoun County, the son of the late Coy and Lida McCune Bailey.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by brothers, Robert and Donzel Bailey; sisters, Betty Bailey and Bernice Hicks.

Mr. Bailey was a retired employee of C.I. McKown and Son, Inc., Left Hand.

Survivors include his wife, Carolyn S. Brannon Bailey; daughter, Robin Hayes of Gibsonville, N.C.; sons, Larry Bailey of Newton and Bradley Bailey of Chloe; five grandchildren and five great grandchildren; sister, Mary Butler of Orma.

His request for cremation has been honored by his family and a private memorial service is being planned for a later date.

Carolyn and family wish to express their thanks to Jack and Janet Marks for all they have done. Condolences may be shared at

John H. Taylor Funeral Home, Spencer, was in charge of arrangements.

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