Ralph Bailey-age 94 of Washburn passed away Tuesday morning, December 26, 2017 at home. He was a member and deacon of Pennington Chapel Baptist Church. Retired employee of Lays Packing Company with 35 years of service. Preceded in death by his wife, June Bailey; daughter, Georgetta; parents, Eck and Flora Bailey; sisters, Lucy Kate Nicely, Ruby Nicely, Lorene Nicely and Lois Muncey.
Survivors: son and daughter-in-law, Coy and Sharon Bailey. Several nieces, nephews and a host of friends.
The family will receive friends 6-8 P.M. Wednesday, December 27, 2017 with funeral service to follow at 8 P.M. Wednesday, Cooke-Campbell Mortuary Chapel, Rev. Richard Nicley, Rev. Adam Nicely officiating with music by Richard and Linda Nicley. Interment 11 A.M. Thursday, December 28, 2017, Cabbage Cemetery, Washburn. Family and friends will meet 10 A.M. Thursday at the funeral home to go in the funeral procession. Pallbearers: Virgil Yadon, Eddie Bailey, Curtis Whitson, Greg Sharp, Jackie Nicley, Richie Chesney. Arrangements by Cooke-Campbell Mortuary, Maynardville.