Judith Ann Bailey

December 8, 1940 - October 2, 2019

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Tuesday, October 8, 2019 10:00 AM Skillman, McDonald & Vernon Funeral Home


Visitation Monday, October 7, 2019 from 4:00 PM-7:00 PM at Skillman, McDonald & Vernon Fun

Judith Ann "Judy" Bailey, 78, of Mechanicsburg passed away Wednesday, October 2, 2019 in the Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus.
She was born December 8, 1940 in Urbana, Ohio to the late John H. and Isabel (Swisher) Smith.
Judy was a 1959 graduate from Urbana High School. For many years, she was a member of the Farm Bureau. After 46 years, she retired from Chet's IGA. She enjoyed cross-stitching, reading, making cards, word finds, and crossword puzzles. Family was also very important to her; Judy loved spending time with her family and researching family history.
She is survived by her daughters, Amy Hurst, Paula (Jack) Griffith, Andrea (Harlan) Laing, Julia Ripley (Mike Linkous); sons, Jim (Jody) Bailey, John (Patricia) Bailey; grandchildren, Steven (Leslie) Hurst, Sarah Hurst (Eli Tapp), Brittany (Derrick) Brashears, PT (Melissa) Thompson, Josh (Branya) Griffith, Heather (Dan) Storm, Brandon (Dawn) Bailey, Shane Owens, David Owens, Jenna Bailey, Holden Bailey, Ashley Bailey, Kalieb Laing, Aubrey Laing, Jacob Ripley, Jillian Ripley, Taylor Linkous, Mikayla Linkous; great-grandchildren, Daltyn Hurst, Evan Hurst, Amber Brashears, Regan Thompson, Riley Thompson, Phillip Griffith, Zalaney Storm, Riggs Storm, Kaylee Neal, Briliegh Bailey, Brantlee Bailey, Aubree Carr, Rylee Castle, Jason Bailey, and Leah Bailey; sister-in-law, Billie Newman and Donna Rutan; as well as several nieces and nephews.
Judy had many dear and special friends. The family would like to thank Dianne, Barb, Jane, Lloyd, Jody, Kevin, Bev and Steve.
She is preceded in death by her parents; husband of 58 years, Paul Edwin "Beetle" Bailey; son, Jason Bailey; grandson, Heath Bailey; brother, John (Eddie) Smith; father and mother-in-law, Ora and Thelma Bailey; son-in-law, Denny Hurst; brother-in-law, Lester Rutan; and nephew, Paul E. Rutan.
A gathering of family and friends will be held from 4-7 PM Monday, October 7, 2019 in the SKILLMAN, MCDONALD & VERNON FUNERAL HOME.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00 AM Tuesday, October 8, 2019 in the funeral home with Pastor David Brown officiating.
Burial will follow in Maple Grove Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Leukemia and Lymphoma society 2215 Citygate Dr. Suite A, Columbus, Ohio 43219.
Condolences may be made to the family at www.vernonfh.com


Jill Fryer Smith - Apr 30, 2020
Amy and family, I am very sorry to hear of your mother’s passing. I remember her at Chet’s and she was kind and friendly. Love to you, Jill
Judy Saylor - Oct 8, 2019
Sending our deepest sympathies to the Bailey family.
Ara - Oct 8, 2019
Judy was a special Lady. She will never be forgotten especially not by God. Her good deeds have been recorded and may she rest for now until her name is called by God, according to John 5:28-29
thelma loffing - Oct 7, 2019
Bailey Family sorry to hear of the loss of your mother. Thelma Powell Loffing (Class of 1959)
Sharon Burton - Oct 5, 2019
To the Bailey family, I'm so sorry to hear of Judy's passing, she was such a wonderful person and I enjoyed always talking with her. All of you are in my thoughts an prayers during this difficult time. She will be truly missed by all.
Henry Zimmerman - Oct 4, 2019
"My Thought's & Prayer's" go out to Paula & the Bailey Family So Sorry.To hear of the Loss of your Mother.Judy was a Beautiful Lady with a Beautiful Heart.May "GOD" come into your Heart's & help you through the coming Day's. Ya-Friend Zimmie.
Gregg & Cyn Marsh - Oct 4, 2019
Truly sorry for your loss. May you find comfort in your wonderful memories.
Harvey Osborn - Oct 3, 2019
Our deepest condolences to the Bailey family.
Gains McDonald - Oct 3, 2019
I have great memories of how kind Judy was to everyone who walked through the door of Chet's IGA. Always a smile for everyone.
Jeff and Maria Hyer - Oct 3, 2019
Our hearts go out to your family and you all continue to be in our prayers.

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