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Billy Forrest Bailey, 82
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McMinnville resident and Warren County native Billy Forrest Bailey, 82, was born May 2, 1929 and died Feb. 27 at NHC Healthcare McMinnville following an extended illness. 
A retired manager with Warren County Freight Line, retired employee of Scot Market, United States Army veteran of Korea, and member of Westwood Church of Christ, he was the son of the late William S. and Stella Bratcher Bailey.
He was married Sept. 23, 1957 to Lois Starkey Bailey, who preceded him in death Aug. 25, 2009.  In addition to his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by one son, Barry Bailey and sister, Mildred Mathis. He is survived by three children and their spouses, Lesa and Sam Brock, Darrell and Stacey Bailey, and Becky and Gary Holland, all of McMinnville; four grandchildren, Brandy, Brett, Miranda and Nathan; several great-grandchildren, and brother and sister-in-law, Earl and Joyce Bailey of McMinnville. 
Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. today in High’s Chapel with Coy Hathcock officiating. Burial will follow at Gardens of Memory with full military honors administered by the VFW Post 5064 and American Legion Post 173. Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until time of service today at High’s. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association or Relay for Life through Westwood Church of Christ, both c/o High’s.
High Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Southern Standard
(McMinnville, Tenn.) Feb. 29, 2012