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Paul Junior Bailey, 80, of Kingsport, went to be with his Lord
on Thursday, August 28, 2014, at his residence, Kingsport,
Sullivan Co TN.
Born on October 15, 1933, in Greeneville, Greene Co TN, he
was the son of the late Graden and Norma Estepp Bailey.
Mr. Bailey was a loving and devoted husband, father,
grandfather, great-grandfather and brother who cherished
his family. He was a charter member of Emmaus Baptist
Church of Carter's Valley for 27 years. His hobbies were going
to church and mowing grass on his John Deere. He was the
manager of Imperial Terrace Apartments for over 50 years.
In addition to his parents, Graden and Norma Estepp Bailey,
he was preceded in death by his brother, Bob Bailey.
He is survived by his wife of over 60 years, Mary Inez
Hammonds Bailey; daughters, Sharon Diane Bailey Hicks
and her husband Curtis Ray, and Brenda Bailey Starnes;
sons, Paul Jeffrey Bailey and Shannon Bailey; grandchildren,
Jami Morrison and her husband Lacy, Justin Hicks, Marty
Starnes, and Eric Bailey; great-grandchildren, Cody
Morrison, Caitie Morrison, Parker Starnes, Henley Marie
Starnes and Kimber Willow Couch Bailey; sisters, Iva Mae
Brown, Ina Matthews, Betty Johnson and her husband Billy,
Helen Bible, Sue Morgan and her husband Pete, and Fay
Hilton and husband Donnie; brothers, Carl Bailey and his
wife Dorothy, Walter Bailey and his wife Wilma, and Steve
Bailey and his wife Wanda; sister-in-law, Betty Joe Bailey;
many nieces and nephews; and his special friend and Pastor,
Dr. Phil Kidd.
The family will receive friends Sunday evening, August 31,
2014, from 4 p.m. - 8 p.m., at Emmaus Baptist Church.
Funeral services will follow the visitation at 8 p.m., with Dr.
Phil Kidd officiating.
A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m., Monday, September
1, 2014, in the Garden of Memories of East Lawn Memorial
Park. Honoring as Pallbearers are Eric Bailey, Justin Hicks,
Marty Starnes, Tim Hammonds, Lacy Morrison, and Cody
Morrison. Honorary Pallbearers are Jami Morrison, Caitie
Morrison, Parker Starnes, Henley Marie Starnes, and Kimber
Online condolences may be sent to the family
East Lawn Funeral Home and Memorial Park has the honor of
serving the family of Mr. Bailey.