ORVILLE R. BAILEY
CARTHAGE- Services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Church of The Nazarene in Carthage for Orville R. Bailey, 86, Carthage, who died Sunday, Jan. 10, 2021, at St. Luke’s Nursing Center, following an illness. Rev. Dustin Ledford will officiate. Burial will follow at 2 p.m., at Lake Cemetery in Lamar.
For your safety and the safety of the family it is requested that everyone in attendance wear a mask and practice social distancing.
The service will be livestreamed on the Carthage Church of the Nazarene Facebook page and online at Carthagenaz.org/media.
Arrangements are under the direction of Mason-Woodard Mortuary & Crematory in Joplin. Family and friends may view during their regular visiting hours on Tuesday and Wednesday.
Memorial contributions may be given to Church of the Nazarene Compassionate Ministries, in care of the funeral home.
Mr. Bailey married Glenda Matchell and was blessed with two children. He married Helen (Elrod) Satterlee on June 4, 1994, adding the blessing of three additional children.
Survivors include his wife of 26 years, Helen Bailey, Carthage; two sons, Cameron Bailey and wife Rose, Waco, Texas and Steve Satterlee and wife Jan, Bartlesville, Okla.; one daughter, Lisa Cowan and husband Matthew, Dallas, Texas; a daughter-in-law, Sandra Satterlee, Carthage; a son-in-law, Gary Wallain, Anderson; one brother, Lloyd Bailey and wife Margaret, Pittsburg, Kan.; three sisters, Helena Schmitz, Webb City, Clara Insco, Dallas, Texas and Vi Hendrickson of Indiana; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren and many nephews and nieces.
He was preceded in death by a son, Mike Satterlee on May 28, 2016; a daughter, Patricia Wallain on August 28, 2006; four brothers, Warren Bailey, LeRoy Bailey, Harold Bailey and Wayne Bailey and four sisters, Wyona Myers, Evelyn McAuley, Eilene Savage and Lois Graff.
He was born on July 8, 1934 in Putnam, Okla., the son of the late William A. and Lillian D. (Brown) Bailey. He was raised on a farm with 12 siblings. He had been a lifetime area resident. He served his country in the United States Army. He worked as the water superintendent for the city of Carl Junction, retiring in 1999. He had previously worked for Ozark Memorial Park Cemetery and did some carpenter work, as well as farming. He was a member of the Church of The Nazarene in Carthage. He enjoyed bird watching, gardening, flower gardening, reading and 4-wheeling.
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