Mildred Jane Bailey, 76, of Chuckey, Washington Co TN, passed away Saturday, August 18, 2012, at the Johnson City Medical Center, Johnson City, Washington Co TN.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Hartsell and Dorothy Cousin; and a brother, Arthor 'Buddy' Cousin.
Survivors include her husband of 56 years, James Leonard Bailey; three daughters, Diane Reed, Jane Southerland, and Karen Bailey; a grandson, Jeremy Southerland; two great- grandchildren, Trinton Southerland and Evan Southerland; three sisters and brothers-in-law, Ruth and Dale Dykes of Limestone, TN, Wanda and Clifford Knight, of Telford, TN, and Imogene and Jim Street, of Jonesborough, TN; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Richard and Jeannie Cousin and Larry and Diane Cousin, all of Jacksonville, FL; several nieces and nephews; and many special friends.
The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. - 8 p.m., Tuesday, August 21, 2012, at Jeffers Funeral & Cremation Service, Afton Chapel.
The funeral service will be held at 2 p.m., Tuesday, at East Greene Free Will Baptist Church, with interment in GraceLand Memorial Gardens. The Rev. Anthony Payne and the Rev. Jack Dykes will officiate. Pallbearers will be Jamie Street, Randy Cousin, Conley Cousin, Andy Story, Dustin Wolfe, and Tyler Briggs. Sharrell Dykes will be an honorary pallbearer.