Violet Bailey

August 25, 1928 - February 23, 2016

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Violet Elizabeth (Scott) Bailey, 87, of Urbana, passed away, Tuesday, February 23, 2016 in Brookdale of Urbana.

She was born August 25, 1928 in Urbana, the daughter of Charles Ralph and Emma Elizabeth (Wilkins) Scott, Sr. Violet was a graduate of Concord High School in 1946 where she was President and Valedictorian. She married Pearl Levon Bailey on October 8, 1946. She was a member of the Concord United Methodist Church, where she enjoyed singing in the choir. She also was a member of the Farm Bureau. Over the years she helped in the operation of large dairy farms. She loved music, either singing or playing instruments, needlework, crafts and reading.

She is survived by her daughter, Anita Onnalee (Philip) Evilsizor of Urbana; daughter-in-law, Nancy (Taylor) Bailey of Urbana; grandchildren, Scott (Michelle) Bailey, Christi (Jake) Haulman, Sarah (Tim) Longworth, Noel (Jennifer) Evilsizor & Susan Bailey; 13 great grandchildren and 2 great-great grandchildren; her sister, Miriam Shaffner, her brothers, Richard (Dorothy) Scott, Ernest Scott, Gail (Joyce) Scott, sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Carrol & Mary Lou Bailey, Vincent & Marilyn Bailey, Christine Bailey, Carol Scott, Donna Scott and Octavia Scott and her many nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Pearl Levon Bailey on August 28, 2007; her son, Jerry Neal Bailey on February 2, 2006; her sister, Dorothy Eaton; her brothers, Charles, Donald, Harlan, Wayne, William “Bill”, Carleton and Max Neil Scott; her sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Ralph Shaffner, Robert Eaton and Merlyn Bailey.

A gathering of family and friend will be held from 6-8 p.m. on Friday, February 26, 2016 in the VERNON FUNERAL HOME, Urbana. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, February 27, 2016 in the funeral home with Rev. Wayne Engle officiating. Burial will follow in Concord Cemetery, Urbana.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Concord United Methodist Church, 2963 N. St. Rte. 560, Urbana, Ohio 43078.

Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.vernonfh.com.

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