SYLVESTER -- Mr. Larry U. Bailey, 78, of Sylvester died Thursday July 18, 2013 at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital.

The graveside service will be held at 3:00 PM on Sunday July 21, 2013 at the Hillcrest Cemetery with Rev. Jason Jones officiating.

Mr. Bailey was born on October 25, 1934 in Dooly County to the late Joe K. and Myrtle Price Bailey. He had lived in Sylvester for the past 55 years and was retired from Jim Horne Mill Supply in Albany. He was a volunteer fire fighter for 49 year and enjoyed racing and hunting. Mr. Bailey was a member of the National Wildlife Turkey Federation and was of the Holiness Faith.

Survivors include his wife, Marry Harris Bailey of Sylvester; son, Larry "Chubby" Bailey (Holly) of Sylvester; daughter, Marsha B. Ward of Sylvester; grandchildren, Misty Montgomery (Bill), Kevin Bailey (Tonya), Mallory Garwood (Luke), Molly Emerson (Michael) and Daniel Bailey and (Alyson Bridges) and ten great grandchildren.

In addition to his parents Mr. Bailey was preceded in death by his brother, J. K. Bailey.

The family will receive friends on Sunday from 2:00 PM until service hour at Banks Funeral Home.

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Banks Funeral Home in Sylvester is in charge of the arrangements.

Banks Funeral Home

Sylvester 229/776-2055