Nellie Bailey

Monday, January 4, 2021

Nellie Bailey, 74, of Marshall, Mo., died Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2020, at The Living Center in Marshall.

Memorial services will be held at a later date. Memorials are suggested to Family Worship Center for Children’s Worship in care of Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home in Marshall. Friends may sign the online register book at www.campbell-lewis.com.

Born Aug. 18, 1946, in Clinton, Mo., she was the daughter of the late Marvin L. Jones and Lidia Esther Campis Jones. She lived in Marshall since 1962 and was a 1964 graduate of Marshall High School. On May 22, 1965, she married Lester Bailey, who survives of the home. She was a graduate of the Marshall Vocational School LPN Program and retired from Fitzgibbon Hospital after a 35-year career as a neonatal nurse and lovingly cared for innumerable local newborns. She was a member of Family Worship Center.

Survivors include her husband, Lester; two children, Russell L. Bailey (Brenda) of Greenwood, Mo., and Sandra Perry (Mark) of Cedar Hill, Mo.; two grandchildren, Noah Perry and Jessalyn Friedly; and one sister, Esther Jones of Charleston, S.C.