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Donna Bailey

October 30, 1930 ~ November 7, 2021 (age 91)

Obituary

 

MANTUA

Together Again

Donna Lea Bailey, 91 years of age,  peacefully entered the arms of her Lord and Savior on November 7, 2021 as she held her children’s hands in her home after a year of declining health. She was born October 30, 1930 in Windham, Ohio to Harry and Hattie Nickol and moved to Mantua as young girl. She graduated from Mantua Village School in 1948 and married Clyde Bailey on December 27, 1950. Clyde and Donna spent their early marriage at Ft. Benning in Columbus, GA while Clyde served in the U.S. Army during the Korean conflict. She was member of Portage Faith United Methodist Church and a 50 year member of the Mystic Chapter of the Eastern Stars. Donna retired from the Hiram College Bookstore in 1987 and enjoyed 25 winters with Clyde at their condo at the Perico Bay Club in Bradenton, FL. Donna enjoyed reading, watching religious programs, and considered her entire life to be about her family! Donna was preceeded in death by her parents, Harry and Hattie Nickol and her beloved husband, Clyde Bailey in 2016 with whom she celebrated 65 years of marriage. She leaves behind to cherish her memory her children, James (Mary Jo) Bailey of Bradenton, FL, and Tamra McDevitt of Mantua, OH and her treasured grandchildren Chad and Stephanie Bailey of Wooster, OH, Chris and Lisa McDevitt of Lexington, OH and Meghan McDevitt of Mantua, OH and 5 great grandchildren. Donna considered her greatest love to be her Lord Jesus Christ. Donna’s family wishes to acknowledge the love and dedication of her caretakers, Tara Davis and Jeri Lee Mullins, the compassionate care of the Hospice of the Western Reserve and the many friends and neighbors whose support was invaluable.   Visitation will be Friday, November 12, 2021 from 10:00 A.M.-11:00 A.M. at the Green Family Funeral Home & Crematory Service, 4668 Pioneer Trail at the corner of St. Rt. 44, Mantua, Ohio 44255, where her funeral service will then begin at 11:00 A.M. Officiating will be Pastor Jill Scott. ( THE FAMILY IS REQUIRING THAT ALL ATTENDING THE VISITATION OR FUNERAL SERVICE  HAVE FACIAL COVERINGS). Final resting place will then be at Hillside Cemetery, Mantua Village, Ohio. Honored to serve as pallbearers will be James Bailey, Chad Bailey, Owen Bailey, Chris McDevitt, Mike Mikula, and Pete Mikula. Her video tribute, condolences, and memories may be viewed at www.greenfamilyfuneralhome.com.

 

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Services

Visitation
Friday
November 12, 2021

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Green Family Funeral Home & Crematory Service
St. Rt. 44 at Pioneer Trail
Mantua, OH 44255

Funeral Service
Friday
November 12, 2021

11:00 AM
Green Family Funeral Home & Crematory Service
St. Rt. 44 at Pioneer Trail
Mantua, OH 44255

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