Mary “Lucille” Bailey, 90, of Fort Madison, IA, passed away at 8:43 p.m. on Friday, March 20, 2020 at the Donnellson Health Center. She was born on February 6, 1930 in Bentonsport, IA to Clarence & Mary Jane Gibbs Holmes. She married Carrol “Carp” Bailey on September 21, 1945 in Fort Madison, IA. He preceded her in death on December 13, 1989. She was a homemaker and enjoyed playing bingo, crocheting and baking.
Lucille is survived by: 2-sons: Dan (Sandy) Bailey of Land O’Lakes, FL & Phillip Bailey of Denmark, IA; 3-daughters: Kimberly Bailey of Fort Madison, IA, Barbara (Kevin Beach) Bailey of Fort Madison, IA & Karen (Lyndon) Decker of Fort Madison, IA; 1-son in law: Dennis DeKraai of Fort Madison, IA; 1-daughter in law: Carolyn Bailey of Keosauqua, IA; 20-grandchildren; several great grandchildren & great great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by: her parents, husband, 1-son: Mike Bailey, 1-daughter: Paula DeKraai, 2-brothers & 6-sisters.
Due to the Corona Virus restrictions, a private family burial will take place at Oakland Cemetery in Fort Madison. Cards & memorials may be sent to Barb Bailey, 3211 Avenue L, Fort Madison, IA 52627. Online condolences to the Bailey family may be left at the King-Lynk Funeral Home & Crematory website: www.kinglynk.com. King-Lynk Funeral Home & Crematory is assisting the family.