Bettie M. Bailey

Bettie Marie Tenney Bailey, 77, of Tallmansville, died Thursday, May 15, 2014, in United Hospital Center in Bridgeport.

She was born Feb. 18, 1937, in Tallmansville, a daughter of the late Rev. Lloyd and Macie Mills


On June 4, 1955, she married Thomas E. Bailey, who survives.

Also surviving are one son, Bryan Bailey of Buckhannon; two sisters, Mildred Echard and friend, Delbert Hinkle, of Beverly and Bonnie Kelley and husband, Les, of St. Mary’s; and three brothers, Noel Tenney of Tallmansville, Neil Tenney and wife, Precilla, of Vienna and Donnie Tenney and wife, Lorelie, of Tallmansville.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one son, Gary Bailey.

Mrs. Bailey was the office manager for Dr. Ramirez and was a member of Tallmansville Baptist Church and the Tallmansville Community Educations Outreach Society.

Friends will be received Sunday, May 18, from 5-8 p.m. at Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home. A funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday at Tallmansville Baptist Church with the Rev. Tim Lewis, the Rev. Wease L. Day and the Rev. Chad Lewis officiating. Burial will follow in Bailey Cemetery in Buckhannon.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Bailey Cemetery in care of Steve Perkins, Rt. 2 Box 358 B, Buckhannon, WV 26201 or Mt. Carmel Cemetery in care of Pat Strader, College Ave., Buckhannon, WV 26201.

Online condolences may be made to the family at Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.