Welcome to the memorial page for

Madlyn Lora Bailey

June 24, 1921 ~ March 22, 2017 (age 95)

Madlyn Lora Bailey, 95, of Bailey Branch in the Jacks Creek community, died Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at Care Partners Solace Center in Asheville.  She was born June 24, 1921 to the late Mack M. and Zella B. Bailey.  She was also preceded in death by sisters: Nelle Bailey and Pauline Hensley and brothers: Bruce and Earl Bailey.  Madlyn was a graduate of Clearmont High School, Mars Hill College and Asheville Normal College and taught in the Yancey County school system for 40 years.

Surviving are nieces: Genene Muse of Macon, GA and Carol Jones of Atlanta, GA, a nephew: Rodney Hensley of Swannanoa; great nieces: Melany Grant and Laura DeJong and great nephews: Ed Muse, Justin Jones and Jeffrey Jones and 9 great-great nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 2 PM Friday, March 24, 2017 in the Chapel of Holcombe Brothers Funeral Home.  Pastor Pete Peterson will officiate.  Burial will be in the Jacks Creek Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. 

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 Service Information

Funeral Service
March 24, 2017

2:00 PM
Holcombe Brothers Funeral Home
501 East Main Street
Burnsville, NC 28714

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