Velva Ruth Bailey, 90, died February 1, 2018 at Farmington. She was born April 8, 1927 at Barn Hollow near Fredericktown the daughter of John and Bertha Pearl (Sikes) Wagganer.
Mrs. Bailey was preceded in death by her parents; brothers and sisters Walter Wagganer, Ruby Fyfe, Willard Wagganer, Amos Wagganer, Stella Weiser, Nettie Thomas, Delbert Wagganer, Opal Pogue, and Hazel Pogue; and daughter Vickie Darlene Wray.
She is survived by her husband Victor Bailey whom she married October 3, 1947 at Blush Church at Oak Grove; son Donald Paul (Patty) Bailey of Colorado Springs, Colorado; daughter Connie (Larry) Bollinger of Sedgewickville; sister Pat Chilton of St. Louis; and grandchildren Bradley Wade Bollinger of New Mexico and Diana Lynn Stephenson of Ellisville.
Velva was a member of Blush Church of God of the Abrahamic Faith and enjoyed being a seamstress and gardening. She loved caring for others.
Funeral services were Monday, February 5, 2018, at Follis & Sons Chapel with Bro. Craig Wagganer officiating. Interment was at Klob Cemetery