HAYSI, VA- Edith Fields Bailey, age 98, of Bartlick Road, passed away Wednesday, March 24, 2021 at her home. She was born on July 6, 1922 to James Henry and Alafair Fleming Fields.
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She was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith and was baptized in Israel in the Jordan River.
She enjoyed spending time gardening, canning and sewing. She loved to cook for her family and spent a lot of time reading her bible. She was well loved by all who knew her.
In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband Willie A. Bailey, son Robert Bailey, six sisters, Daisy Stiltner, Julia Stanley, Alice Davis, Elma Hall, Ocie Fore and Italy Mullins, six brothers, Rice Fields, Leon Fields, Dewey Fields, Kemper Fields, Clarence Fields, and Atly Fields.
She is survived by three sons, Willie (Gayle) Bailey, Haysi, VA, James (Sandra) Bailey, Haysi, VA and Ronald (Judy) Bailey, Clintwood, VA, seven grandchildren, Zebulon (Donna) Bailey, Holly (Mark) Baker, Donna Bailey O’Quinn, Marsha (Mike) Owens, David (Chrissie) Bailey, Jennifer (Jamie) Boyd, and Geneva (Mickey) Wood, nineteen, great-grandchildren, Bethany, Adam and Olivia Bailey, Morgan and Blake Bailey, Noah and Jesse Baker, Kaitlyn, Amelia and Preston O’Quinn, Gracie, Luke, Jacob and Saydee Owens, Isaiah and Abram Wood, Madison Childress, Landon Boyd, and Makayla Bailey.
Funeral services will be conducted at 7:00 p.m., Friday, March 26, 2021 at Haysi Funeral Home with Elders Buster Mullins & Eddie Newsome officiating. Graveside services will be conducted at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, March 27, 2021 at the Looney-Bailey Cemetery, Breaks, VA. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers. The family will receive friends after 6:00 p.m. on Friday March 26, 2021 prior to the funeral service. Online condolences may be sent to www.haysifuneral.com. Haysi Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.