Virgil Ray Bailey, age 62, of Jefferson, formerly of Suwanee, died Thursday, December 30, 2004. He is survived by Wife of 40 years, Paulette Thompson Bailey, Jefferson; Children: Tim & Jenny Bailey, Lawrenceville, Tommy & Cindy Bailey, Dacula, Daniel & Lisa Bailey, Dacula, David & Allyson Bailey, Royston, Douglas & Cindy Bailey, Dacula, Tammy & John Baylor, Dacula, LaRae & Buck Abbott, Dacula; Brothers: Gerald & Janice Bailey, Lawrenceville, Darrell Bailey, Lawrenceville, Paul & Edwina Bailey, Hoschton; Sisters: Faye & William Cook, Flowery Branch, Sheila & Thomas Holder, Duluth; Grandchildren: Kevin Bailey, Kyle Bailey, Jacob Bailey, Jenna Bailey, Nick Bailey, Anderson Bailey, Dylan Bailey Walker Baylor, Kelsey Baylor, Brittany Baylor, Ruth Ann Bailey, A.J. Abbott, Hannah Abbott, Brooke Robinson; Several Nieces & Nephews. A native of Gwinnett County, Mr. Bailey was a member of the North Metro First Baptist Church, Lawrenceville and Dewitt Cox Sunday School Class. He was retired owner and operator of Bailey's Machine Shop, Lawrenceville. He was preceded in death by daughter, Paula Darlene Bailey, 1967, parents, Rev. Virgil Bailey, 1997 and Lola Bailey, 1978. Funeral Services will be held at 3 PM Sunday, January 2, 2005 at the North Metro First Baptist Church with remains placed instate at 2:30 PM. Rev. David Bailey, Dr. Frank Cox, Rev. Dewitt Cox, and Dr. Lloyd Ferguson will officiate. Interment Peachtree Road Baptist Church Cemetery, Suwanee. The family will receive friends Saturday, January 1, 2005 from 12-4 PM and 6-9 PM at the Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 300 Simonton Road, Lawrenceville, GA 30045. 770-962-3100.