Ronnie Lew Bailey

Tuesday, April 5, 2016

Ronnie Lew Bailey went to be with the Lord on Monday, April 04, 2016, at North Arkansas Regional Medical Center at the age of 67.

The son of Lee Onie "Baud" Bailey and Lula Mary (Dillingham) Bailey was born July 27, 1948 at Alpena, Arkansas.

He was a lifetime resident of Alpena and a member of the Batavia Assembly of God. He worked 20 years as a brick mason and owned and operated R and D Pawn in Green Forest since 1991. He loved to sing karaoke and to watch his cows on the farm. He loved fishing and hunting, trading guns and pool tournaments.

Ronnie was a wonderful husband, father and grandfather and loved spending time with his grandkids. He loved God, his family and his church family.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his sister, Floretta Blackmon.

Ronnie is survived by his wife of 47 years, Joretta Bailey of the home; 2 sons, Scott Bailey (Nancy) of Harrison, AR and Shannon Bailey of Alpena, AR; 2 grandsons, Derrick Bailey of Dardanelle, AR and Austyn Bailey of Harrison, AR 1 granddaughter, Hope Bailey of Harrison, AR; 3 brothers, Larry Bailey (Lorene) of Alpena, AR; Doyle Bailey (Sam) of Oak Grove, AR; Kenneth Bailey (Mary) of KY; 1 sister, Connie Hackman (Roger) of Harrison, AR; 3 brothers-in-law, Alfred Blackmon of Harrison, AR; Danny Woodworth (Terri) and Ronnie Woodworth (Terrie) all of Alpena, AR; 1 sister-in-law, Melissa Cunningham (Chris) of Harrison, AR; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends who loved him and will miss him.

Services will be held at 1:00 P.M., Friday, April 8, 2016 at Batavia Assembly of God with Rev. Tollie Sutterfield and Rev. Robin St. Clair officiating. Burial will follow at Alpena Cemetery.

Pallbearers are Aubry Smith, Marty Nelson, Terry Bryant, Jim Keys, Rusty Bennett, Roger Hackman, Frank Bailey and Dave Hoover.

Visitation is Thursday from 5-7 pm at Coffman Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Ronnie's memory to Batavia Assembly of God Youth Program, 7883 Hwy 392, Harrison, Arkansas 72601.

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