James Bailey

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, July 15, 2009

James H. Bailey
SUFFOLK—James H. Bailey, 85, died July 5, 2009, in Carrington Place of Chesapeake in Chesapeake.
Mr. Bailey was a native of Southampton County and the son of the late Hugh Thomas Bailey and Viania M. Bailey.
He was also predeceased by his wife, Christine Bailey.
He was a former member of St. Paul R.Z.U.A. He retired from Norfolk Naval Supply Center.
He leaves to cherish his memory two daughters, Laura Brooks (William) and Huberta Speller (Carey); two sons, Abraham Gatling (Deloris) and William Bailey (Catherine); 11 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren; six sisters, Mildred Lee, Arethea Carpenter, Louvenia Scott, Charlotte Boyd, Helen Bailey, and Linda Johnson; two brothers, Lewis Bailey and Charlie Bailey; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
A funeral service was held Saturday at Crocker Funeral Home Chapel, officiated by the Rev. Lemuel Greene.
Interment was in Oak Grove Baptist Church Cemetery.
Crocker Funeral Home Inc. handled the arrangements. Condolences may be extended to the family at www.crockerfuneralhome.com.