J. W. Bailey
"J. W." Bailey, age 91, of Sugar Hill, GA, passed away Tuesday, June 18, 2019. He was preceded in death by his wife of sixty-seven and a half years, Nell Camp Bailey; sons-in-law, Gary L. Smith, Don Slayter; parents, Harvey and Ollie Maddox Bailey; sisters, Hazel B. Chesser, Vera Mae Bailey, Verna B. Rolin; brother, Larry Bailey. Mr. Bailey is survived by daughters, Gayle Bailey Smith, Aynor, SC, Joan Bailey Slayter, Sugar Hill, GA; grandchildren, Tiffany Smith Norris and husband, Jereme Norris, Sugar Hill, GA, Jamie Smith and wife, Laurie Smith, Aynor, SC; great grandchildren, Railey, Cody and Holly Smith; numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews and cousins. Mr. Bailey was born May 17, 1928 in Buford, GA. He was a 1946 graduate of Sugar Hill School, Sugar Hill, GA. He had some college credits. Mr. Bailey was an avid basketball player while in high school. Mr. Bailey was head engineer and retired from General Motors Assembly Plant after thirty-eight years service. He was a long time member of Sugar Hill Baptist Church, Sugar Hill, GA, where he served as deacon and on the building committee. Mr. Bailey was a member of Sugar Hill Baptist Adult Men's Sunday School Class. Mr. Bailey enjoyed working on his farm and was an avid collector of antique cars. He was a member of Hardees Breakfast and Birthday Club. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, June 22, 2019 at 3:00 p.m., in the Chapel of Flanigan Funeral Home, with Rev. Charles Pirkle officiating. Interment will be at Sugar Hill City Cemetery, Sugar Hill, GA. Family will receive friends 1:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m., Saturday, June 22, 2019 at the funeral home.
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