Otis D. Bailey
Otis D. Bailey, 94, passed from this life into the arms of his Savior on October 13, 2016. Mr. Bailey was born October 9, 1922, to Joe W. Bailey and Sarah Ellen Kirby Bailey in Greenbrier, AR. He married Mildred Tyler on June 26, 1943 in Conway, AR. They were married for 66 years. He was a lifelong resident of Conway before he moved to Oklahoma City, OK in 2008 to be near his daughter, Debbie. He was a member of Conway First Church of the Nazarene. O. D. Bailey was a veteran of WW II as a member of the Army Air Corps. He retired from the Union Pacific Railroad after 30 years of service. O. D. was well known for his garden, which he gladly shared with family and friends. He also loved hunting and fishing, enjoying most of these times with his brother-in-laws. He was preceded in death by his parents and siblings; brother, Joe Kirby Bailey; sisters, Carlee Stevens, Lillie Bess Clements and Mildred Sowell. He is survived by his son, David Bailey and wife Judy, of Lawrenceville, GA; his daughter, Debbie Bolton and husband Bobby, of Oklahoma City, OK; six grandchildren - Michael Bailey and wife Jennifer, Stephen Bailey and wife Whitney, Katie Darnell and husband Russell, Matt Bolton, Amy Wheeler and husband Casey, Molly Mayfield and husband Jacob; seven great-grandchildren - Clay and Collyns Bailey, Colt, Millie and Harper Darnell, Hunter and Hayden Mayfield. He is also survived by his sister Alma Lois Emison of Vilonia, AR. The family would like to extend special thanks to caregiver Barbara Booker and the staff at Integrity Senior Care of Edmond, OK. Visitation will be from noon to 1:00 pm on Saturday, October 22, 2016 at Roller-McNutt Funeral Home in Conway, AR. Services will immediately follow at 1:00 pm, with his son, David Bailey, pastor of Grace Bible Church of Lawrenceville, GA and nephews Sam Bailey, pastor of Twin Lakes Baptist Church of Mountain Home, AR and Gary Stevens, pastor of First Baptist Church of Morse, TX, officiating. Burial will follow at Crestlawn Memorial Park, Conway, AR.
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