Jean H. Bailey


PINEVILLE - Jean H. Bailey, 80, died Friday, July 6, 2001, at her residence following a long illness. Born March 5, 1921, in Cynthia, Ky., she was the daughter of the late William and Sue Kinney Hickman. Mrs. Bailey was a 60-year resident of Wyoming County, a former chairman of the West Virginia Federation for Democratic Women and a delegate to the Democratic National Convention in 1964, an active member in many other civic organizations and of the Methodist faith. She was preceded in death by her husband, former Secretary of State Robert D. Bailey Jr.; a brother, William Hickman Jr.; and a sister, Virginia Carr. Survivors include a son, Rob-ert D. Bailey III and his wife, Christy, of Pineville; three grandchildren, Angela Sue Osborne of Salisbury, N.C., and Robert D. Bailey IV and Micah A. Bailey, both of Pineville; and a great-grandchild, Jordan Bailey Osborne. Memorial service will be 3 p.m. Sunday at Sunset Memorial Park, Beckley, with the Rev. Gerald Roberts officiating. Friends may call 6 to 8 p.m. today at Calfee Funeral Service, Pineville. Friends and family will serve as pallbearers. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Wyoming County Branch of the American Cancer Society, Box 337, Pineville, WV 24874. Arrangements by Calfee Funeral Service, Pineville.

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