Originally created 04/28/04

Mrs. Raija Bailey (AUGUSTA, Ga.)



AUGUSTA, Ga.- Mrs. Raija Anneli Bailey, 59, of Sugar Hill, Ga., formerly of Augusta, Ga. and Plum Branch, S.C., died at home, with her family by her side, on Monday, April 26, 2004. The funeral services for Raija will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, April 29, at Crowell Brothers Peachtree Chapel Funeral Home in Norcross, Ga. with Rev. Peggy Ray officiating. Burial will follow at Peachtree Memorial Park in Norcross. The family will receive friends Wednesday from 1-3 and 5-7 p.m. at the funeral home. Mrs. Bailey, a native of Helsinki, Finland, was a homemaker. Raija enjoyed traveling to her beloved homeland of Finland and all over Europe. She was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother and dear friend. She is survived by her husband of 37 years, Dennis G. Bailey of Sugar Hill, Ga.; daughter, Christina N. Bailey of Duluth, Ga.; son, Dennis (Becky) J. Bailey of Gilbert, S.C.; one grandchild, Colleen Bailey of Gilbert, S.C. and several cousins. In lieu of flowers, cont ributions may be sent to: American Cancer Society, 6500 Sugarloaf Pkwy., Ste. 260, Duluth, Ga. 30097 (770) 814-0123, or First Baptist Church of Tucker, 5073 Lavista Road, Tucker, Ga. 30084, (770)938-1688, in memory of Raija Bailey. Arrangements by Crowell Brothers Peachtree Chapel Funeral Home, Norcross, Ga. (770)448-5757. Sign the guestbook at AugustaChronicle.com

The Augusta Chronicle April 28, 2004