Mr. James Edward Bailey, age 86, of Blue Ridge, GA passed away Sunday July 28, 2013. Born in Etowah, TN he was the son of the late James and Bertha Mull Bailey. His family was one of the Pioneer Families of Fannin County. He proudly served his country during WWII in the United States Marine Corps. Mr. Bailey had worked for a many years for Cities Services as a Hoist Engineer. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of McCaysville.
Survivors include his wife Helen Thurman Bailey of Blue Ridge, GA; daughter and and son-in-law, Kay and Larry Seabolt of Fayetteville, GA; son and daughter-in-law, Jim and Pat Bailey of Kennesaw, GA; brother, George Bailey of Mineral Bluff, GA; sister, Barbara Jean Henson of Covington, GA; grandchildren, Kayla Seabolt, Matt Bailey, Keelan Seabolt and Brad Bailey.
Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday July 30, at 2:00 p.m. from the Akins Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Harry Gilbert and Rev. Mathew McDaniel officiating. Music will be provided by Nicole Davenport and Mary Jo Towe. Interment will follow in the Crestlawn cemetery with the following gentlemen serving as pallbearers: Brad Bailey, James Bailey, Keelan Seabolt, Jerry Hampton, Ervin Vandiver and Frank Turner.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home Monday evening from 5-8 p.m. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.akinsfuneralhome.com. Akins funeral home of Blue Ridge, GA is in charge of the arrangements.