Originally created 11/21/00

Mrs. Ruth Bailey



SWAINSBORO, Ga. - Mrs. Ruth Pound Bailey, 83, of South Green Street, died Sunday, Nov. 19, 2000, at Fairview Park Hospital, Dublin.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Swainsboro First United Methodist Church with the Revs. Benjamin Varnell and Frank Terry officiating. Burial will be in Brinson Family Cemetery.

Mrs. Bailey, a native of Emanuel County, had retired as a schoolteacher from Georgia Department of Labor District 2, Vocational Agriculture, after 40 years. She was a member of Swainsboro Garden Club and Swainsboro First United Methodist Church, where she was a member of United Methodist Women.

Survivors include her husband, David Bailey; a son, John David Bailey, Canton; and five grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be J. David Bailey, Donald Henry, Bailey Henry, Michael Thigpen, Gene Allen and Edwin Allen.

The family will receive friends from 6:30 to 9 p.m. today at Tomlinson Funeral Home.

The Augusta Chronicle Nov. 21, 2000