Alvie Bailey, 86, of Leesville, LA, passed from this life on Tuesday, April 3, 2018.
Those left to cherish his memory are his sons, Stephen Young & Beddie of Arlington, TX, Glenn Bailey & Peggy of Ferris, TX and Roy Bailey of Orange, TX; daughters, Patricia Gail Grooms of Leesville, LA and Melinda Vincent & Steve of Kaufman, TX; sister, Yvonne Banks of Leesville, LA; daughter-in-law, Vickie Bailey of Orange, TX; Thirteen Grandchildren and Numerous Great Grandchildren; also a host of family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his loving wife of 56 years, Betty Bailey; son, Thomas Bailey; parents, Elmo & Ida Bailey; brothers, Clarence, Lawrence and Wick Bailey; and sister, Eva Parrott.
Visitation will be held on Friday, April 6, 2018 from 5:00 to 9:00 PM at Myers Colonial Funeral Home in DeRidder, LA. Funeral services will be Saturday, April 7, 2018 at 10:00 AM at Providence Baptist Church in Rosepine, LA. Brother Arlen Smith will officiate. Pallbearers will be James Young, Michael Humphrey, Austin Bailey, Scott Bailey and Benji Vincent. Honorary pallbearers will be Joseph Smith, Nathan Grooms and Jeremiah Smith.
Burial will follow at John C. White Cemetery in Rosepine, LA.