The Independent Patriot Lamoni, Iowa September 9, 1897
BAILEY - At his home in Davis City, Iowa, Wednesday, September 1, 1897, of congestion of the stomach and bowels, Elder O. J. BAILEY.
Deceased was born in Lenneway County, Michigan, May 7, 1835, being thus over 62 years of age at death.
The funeral services were held at the house in Davis City, Thursday, September 2, at 10 a.m. Elder Asa S. COCHRAN, of Lamoni, preaching the funeral sermon. The remains were conveyed to Lamoni, and buried in Rose Hill.
The deceased leaves a wife, three sons, one daughter, and one brother, Elder S. V. BAILEY of Lamoni, to mourn his departure.