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Alice Faye Bailey
SHELBY - Alice Faye Bailey, age 74, of Shelby, passed away on Monday, June 11, 2018 at the Bolivar Medical Center.
Visitation will be held Thursday, June 14, 2018 from 1:00 PM until 3:00 PM at First Baptist Church Cleveland. A Celebration of Life Service will follow at 3:00 PM in the church sanctuary. Burial will be in the Shelby Cemetery. Dr. Park Neff, Rev. Brad Beckwith and Rev. Carl Prewitt will officiate the services.
Faye was born on June 14, 1943 to Bertram Melton, Jr. and Delvene(Smith) Melton in Cleveland, MS. She graduated from Cleveland High School in 1961. Faye married Warren Bailey on June 30, 1962 in Cleveland, MS. She worked at Griffin Lamp Company as a secretary. Faye co-owned Warren's Electronics for over 50 years where she kept the books and the duties of customer service. She was a former member of Bellview Baptist Church in Shelby, Calvary Baptist Church in Cleveland and was currently a member of First Baptist Church in Cleveland, MS. Faye taught Sunday School for 50 years. She was a beloved wife, mother and grandmother who loved her grandchildren dearly. Faye was a faithful servant to our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ who devoted her whole life to teaching His Word to others. She was also a devoted counselor and friend to many. Everyone that met Faye loved her including many college students whom she mentored.
Faye was preceded in death by her parents Bertram Melton, Jr. and Delvene Melton.
Faye is survived by her Spouse of 55 years, Warren Bailey of Shelby, MS; Son, Luther(Emily) Bailey of Olive Branch, MS; Granddaughter, Shelby Bailey of Memphis, TN and Grandson, Casey Bailey of Orlando, FL; Brother, Carl(Virginia) Melton of Benoit, MS and a Nephew, Carl Melton, Jr. of Indianola, MS.
Pallbearers will be Paul Powers, Carl Melton, Jr., Mike Bailey, Rob Malone, Scott Hollingsworth and Chuck Boyer. Honorary pallbearers will be William Lindsey, Mike Burchfield, Brett Moorman, Kent White and the Older Men's Sunday School Class.
Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105 or to the First Baptist Church Cleveland Faye Bailey Living Faith Sunday School Class Ministry Fund 101 North Bolivar Cleveland, MS 38732.
Cleveland Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online guest register may be viewed and signed at www.clevelandfuneralhome.net.
To the family and friends of Mrs. Bailey always cherish the fond memories of time spent together and although you may grieve the Bible can be a source of comfort. At (Revelation 21:3,4) it speaks of a time when there will be no more sickness or death, also at (Acts 24:15) it speaks of a resurrection that we all can look forward to. May the peace and love of the God of the Bible be with you all.
Daryl Jul 3 2018 12:00 AM
My deepest sympathy for your loss. May you find comfort in Jehovah Gods promise to swallow up death forever and soon end all our suffering. (Rev. 21:3-5; Isa. 25:8) Peace to you during this difficult time.
James Jun 15 2018 12:00 AM
As a Wings volunteer at West clinic it was such a blessing for me to meet Faye and to know her during the short time that I did. May God comfort Warren, Luther and all of her family and friends at this time. May God grace you with peace and comfort in knowing that you will see her again someday. Love to you all.
Rebecca Mattox Jun 15 2018 12:00 AM
A Sweet and Warm Remembrance Table Arrangement was sent on June 14, 2018
I am so sorry about Faye's passing, but I know that she is with her Lord now and at peace. She was always so kind to me when I lived in Shelby many years ago. My prayers are with the family. Judith Burnside Bohot
Expression of Sympathy Jun 14 2018 12:00 AM
A Spathiphyllum was ordered on June 13, 2018
Expression of Sympathy Jun 13 2018 12:00 AM
Mrs. Faye was my college Sunday school teacher while I studied at DSU. I will never forget her love for God's Word and her passion for people. She was a smart lady and knew instinctively when I was struggling in some area. I remember trying to slip out of a service early to avoid conversation but she chased me down in the parking lot! She showed her love to me and so many others in such a deep way. Mr. Warren you will be in our prayers. May God carry you during this difficult time. Love and prayers for your entire family.
Elisabeth Fly Jun 13 2018 12:00 AM
So sorry to hear of your loss of one beautiful lady, inside and out! God be with you to get through your grief!
Nancy Fletcher Pannell Jun 13 2018 12:00 AM
So sorry to hear about Faye. She was a great lady and will certainly be missed.
Larry Turner Jun 13 2018 12:00 AM
A Garden Path Vase was sent on June 13, 2018
My heart hurts for you all! Much love and prayers for you all! Tight hugs! Love in HIM! Bill and Lilly Malone Hunt
Expression of Sympathy Jun 13 2018 12:00 AM
My thoughts and prayers are with your family. Faye was a beautiful person inside and out and she will be missed by many people.
Ann roncali Jun 12 2018 12:00 AM