Hattie Pearl (Hood) Bailey was born on August 27, 1937, in
Columbus, Georgia, to the late Willie Milton and Josephine Celeste (Lewis) Hood. Hattie,
affectionately identified as
“Fannie Lee” was the fourth of eleven kids.
Hattie was educated in the neighborhood faculties of Muscogee County, Georgia, graduating in 1955 from William H. Spencer Superior College. Just after leaving substantial school, she entered Cosmetology School and labored as a beautician in Columbus, GA.
Just after graduating from substantial faculty, Hattie married her superior college sweetheart, James W. (Sonny) Turner. To this union one son was born, Michael James Turner. While the bond of relationship dissolved, her son Michael remained her 1st and eternal like.
Hattie moved to Hamilton in 1958 in which she fulfilled and married Elmore Bailey. This marriage created a definitely blended loved ones. Elmore had 3 sons from a former relationship, Elmer, James, and David, then Michael was melded into the blend. To this marriage two supplemental youngsters have been born, Walter
Bernard and Anita LaChonne. Hattie liked and adored her little ones.
Hattie was used by Mercy Healthcare facility for 33 yrs starting at Mercy Hamilton and then going to Mercy Fairfield on its completion. Hattie experienced this sort of a way of lights up a place that Mercy made a posture for her, Surgical Liaison. She recommended the patients’ family members in the surgical waiting around home comforting them and trying to keep them educated.
Hattie labored in her local community as lengthy as she was ready. As a resident of Fourth Avenue, she worked with neighborhood enjoy, walked the streets for voter registration, and was on the Board of Administrators for the BTW Local community Middle to title a couple.
Weaved all over Hattie’s existence has been her dedication to the church she cherished the Lord and experienced an timeless partnership with Him, but she also beloved church ministry. We know her for her singing ministry. From Locust Hill in Midland, GA, to the Inspirational Refrain at Israel Baptist Church to the
Choral Ensemble at Pilgrim Baptist Church, her melodious voice can even now be read filling the rafters. But singing only encompassed a single part of her multi-faceted ministry. As a devout scholar of the Word of God, Hattie expended her adult everyday living educating and spreading the Gospel at each individual presented opportunity with an unwavering boldness. Her religious eyes ended up opened through the pastorate of the Rev. Dr. Lloyd C. Blue who launched the Israel Baptist Church to Monthly bill Bright’s Campus Campaign for Christ Ministries and Billy Graham’s Evangelistic Association. This woke up a voracious appetite for the Term of God and sparked a hearth and desire that all be saved that remained till dying.
As a member of Pilgrim, Hattie served as a Sunday University Trainer, Director of Christian Instruction, Co-Chairman of the Trustee Board, and was between the very first ladies to be
ordained as Deacon in the church. She worked and sang until eventually her wellness began to fail – even then, she would wrestle to check out and make it to assistance, slowly but surely strolling down the aisle creating her way to her seat.
She is preceded in death by: her parents, Willie Milton and Josephine Hood her spouse, Elmore Bailey 1 son: Michael Turner two step-sons: Elmer and James “Boxcar” Bailey 4 daughters-in-legislation: Shirley T. Bailey, Ora Jean Bailey, Marcia Bailey, and Michelle Bailey four grandchildren: Eleanor,
Stephen, Beatrice, and Florence Bailey 4 brothers: Freddie, Willie E., John Henry, and Lewis Hood a few sisters: Doris Hood, Gloria Thornton, and Gracie Wofford 4 brothers-in-legislation: Bobby Daniel, Eddie W. Thornton, John Wofford, and Jimmie Crawford.
Remaining to cherish her reminiscences are her devoted son, Walter Bailey of Hamilton, Ohio her loving daughter, Anita LaChonne Bailey of Cincinnati, Ohio A single move-son, David
(Cherie) Bailey of Albany, Ga two sisters, Josephine
Crawford, and Loretta Daniel the two of Columbus, Georgia and one brother, Theodore (Kicha) Hood of Columbus, Ga grandchildren: Maria (Larry) Boykin, Michael (Jolanda) Bailey, Gary Bailey, Corrine Bailey, Laura Bailey, David Bailey, Edna Sawyer Bailey, Dana Bailey, Lorena Bailey Maxwell, James
Bailey, Michael Jr. Turner, Walter Bailey, Maria Turner,
Antoine Turner, Lareeta Turner, Love Turner, Ashley, Aungelique, and Jaliyah Bailey a godson Keonte Sowell a specific nephew Andrew “Dickey” Thompson and exclusive devoted friends Beverly Hunn, Liz Reese, Beverly Sutton, and Yvonne Hickman.
Visitation is from 9:00 am until finally 11:00 am on Saturday, September 11, 2021, at the Pilgrim Baptist Church, 711 S. 4th Avenue, Hamilton (45011). The funeral provider will promptly follow the visitation commencing at 11:00 am.
Interment will abide by at Greenwood Cemetery, 1602 Greenwood, Hamilton, Ohio 45011.
Walker Funeral Home, 532 South 2nd Avenue, Hamilton (45011) is honored to provide the Bailey family members. Remember to call 513.251.6200 or stop by www.HerbWalker.com for more info.
Printed by Journal-Information on Sep. 10, 2021.