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Wednesday, February 1, 2023

James A. Bailey

James A. Bailey
James A. Bailey

James A. Bailey, 63, of Trenton, FL passed away Sunday, November 6, 2022. He was born September 22, 1959, in Ocala, FL to Clyde W. and Darian Collins Bailey Ferguson.

Personal reflections from his daughter, Abby:
“My dad was one of the most strong, kind and resilient fathers someone could wish for. I hope everyone can someday experience the type of love he showed me. He listened to me with intent ears and always reciprocated kindness to me. He never shouted, he was a gentle soul. He was dedicated to our family, he loved us all and we loved him. He persevered through so much throughout his life. I watched him in absolute awe. No matter what I did, he always would try his best to understand me and that’s all I ever wanted from him. I miss him and will love him for the rest of my life. The memories I have of him laughing, his feet shuffling on the hardwood floors around our house, him telling me how proud he was to see me grow, these memories will stay crisp and never fade. My dad will stay like a bright painting hung within every inch of my mind, one that will never fail to make me shed tears as I remember his endless kind nature. I will always love him and look forward to the day I see him again.”

He was preceded in death by his parents, Clyde W. Bailey and Darian Collins Bailey Ferguson.

He is survived by his loving wife of 37 yrs., Brenda (nee Bramlett) Bailey; daughters: Abby Bailey and Maggie Bailey; brothers: Winston (Carla) Bailey and Thomas Bailey; and many other loving cousins and lifelong friends.

There will be a gathering of family and friends from 10:00 am to 11:00 am followed by a Celebration of Life Funeral Service at 11:00 am Saturday, Nov. 12, 2022, at the Oxford Assembly of God Church 12114 US-301, Oxford, FL 34484.

Interment will follow the service at Pine Level Cemetery in Oxford, FL.

Should friends desire, in lieu of flowers, donations in Jim’s name can be made to
Dunklin Memorial Church 3342 SW Hosanah Ln, Okeechobee, FL 34974
OR
Online just click the ” Donate ” button top right… https://www.dunklin.org/