Dateline: July 24, 2008
Land Bailey, 96, died Saturday, July 19, 2008, in Clarendon.
Services were held at 11:00 a.m.
on Tuesday, July 22, 2008, at the First Baptist Church in Hedley with Rev.
Randy Land, nephew, and Rev. Bruce Howard, pastor of the First Baptist
Church in Hedley, officiating. Burial was held at Rowe Cemetery in Hedley.
Services were under the arrangement of Robertson Funeral Directors of
Margie was born May 16, 1912, in
Tell, Hall County, Texas, to Zeb and Ruth Durham Land. As a young girl,
Margie moved from Tell to Hedley, where she would become a lifelong
resident. She married Elmore Bailey on November 2, 1933, at Hollis,
Oklahoma. She had been a homemaker and worked at several nursing homes
including Golden Spread Nursing Home in Amarillo and Medical Center
Nursing Home in Clarendon. She loved her family and especially loved her
grandkids. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Hedley.
She was preceded in death by her
husband in 1987; her parents; a son, Stanley Bailey; four brothers; and
Survivors include two daughters,
Jean Stavenhagen and husband Mac of Clarendon, and Nita Graham and husband
Gary of Memphis; one son, Terry Bailey of Hedley; a brother, Zebbie Land
of Memphis; nine grandchildren, Karen Green, Steve Stavenhagen, Joe
Bailey, Cyndy Bailey, Andy Bailey, Todd Bailey, Julie Kimberlin, Kristi
Wagner, Melissa Henderson; 12 great grandchildren; two step great
grandchildren; and three great-great grandchildren.
The family requests memorials be
made to Rowe Cemetery Association in Hedley.
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