OBITUARY

Marvel Bailey

April 26, 1933January 28, 2011

Marvel was born to Fred Pruitt and Amelia Nearing Pruitt on April 26th, 1933 in Kellogg, Idaho. She attended Elementary, Junior High and High School in Kellogg, Idaho where she acquired many of her lifelong friends. It was in Kellogg where Marvel met Gerald Bailey. She fell in love with the handsome hardworking miner and they were married. They began their life together in a home in Smelterville, Idaho and eventually moved to Spokane to settle in their country home in the Bigelow Gulch area. That is where they raised their family of five. She enjoyed dancing and became a dance instructor in Kellogg, Idaho. After moving to Spokane she worked as a manager at True Value Hardware Store and she also managed a produce farm near the Bigelow Gulch area. Some of Marvels passions were dancing, cooking, canning and gardening. She enjoyed family gatherings and being surrounded by her children and grandchildren. Her family was her pride and joy and she loved every one with all her heart and soul. Marvel is survived by husband Jerry and her sister Glenda Price. Marvel and Jerry’s children are Cary Bailey and his wife Lydia, whose children are Jeanette, Jared, Clayton, Kaydee and Christina stepdaughter, Randy Bailey whose sons are Ricky, Jeremy and Jesse. Her deceased son Mike’s wife Cherry and their children are Christy, Jeremy and Joe Bailey, Monte Bailey and his wife Valerie whose son is Jake. Marvels youngest and only daughter is Cindy Bailey. Marvel was also close and motherly to her deceased sister Betty’s children. Raymond Angel, Bobbie Angel, Ron Angel, Ricky Angel, and Rochelle Angel. Marvel had 12 beautiful grand children and her 5 great grandchildren are; Zane Taggart, Brennen Bailey, Jaylen Fourstar, Colby James Bailey, Brittany, Sierra and Conner Bailey. Marvel was preceded in death by her beloved parents Fred and Amelia Pruitt her beloved young brothers Raymond Pruitt, and older brother Archie Pruitt, her beautiful eldest sister Betty Angel, her handsome brother Fred Pruitt and her third son Mike Bailey. Her friends were too many to count, but she will truly be deeply and greatly missed. Funeral services will be held at Hazen and Jaeger on North Pines Saturday February 5th at 2:00 p.m.

Services

  • Memorial Service Saturday, February 5, 2011
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Rocky Blue

November 27, 2011

She was a nice very warm hearted woman i wish she stayed longer it makes me sad for jerry because after she passed his dog dusty had died of grief so he is stuck whith cats but hes veryhappy at thanksgiving dinner he went to cindys home

audrianna Simon

November 27, 2011

She was the best grandma and woman you could ever meat i love her and still do poor grandmpa jerry left whith cats and after that day a few montes later dusty the loved dog had passed of greef she was my grandma and jerrys my grandpa im just 9 my grandma cindy the daghter of marvel was shoked i miss her dearly. audri simon

audri simon

November 27, 2011

She was the best grandma and woman you could ever meat i love her and still do poor grandmpa jerry left whith cats and after that day a few montes later dusty the loved dog had passed of greef she was my grandma and jerrys my grandpa im just 9 my grandma cindy the daghter of marvel was shoked i miss her dearly. audri simon

Brian Kincaid

February 7, 2011

To the Bailey family; I was thinking a while ago about your Mom...Always thinking of others before herself,whatever kind of support a friend or family member might need, and a great sense of humor.The loss you feel must be huge, and I offer condolences as a person who was priveleged to know her, as well as Mike.Please extend my well wishes to one and all.

February 4, 2011

Marvel was a truly wonderful person. She was so very kind and giving to Audrianna. Audrianna will miss Grandma Marvel very much. She was blessed to have had her in her life. My thoughts and prayers are with all of your family. Linda and Audrianna Simon

Linda Hollingshead

February 3, 2011

Dear Cindy and Chris and family, so sorry to hear about your loss. Sorry we cannot be there to offer our support. You are in our hearts, thoughts and prayers.
Love, Linda and Wade Hollingshead

Kurt Sattler

February 3, 2011

Dear Monte and Cindy, l loved your mom. Her smile set her apart from all others. She was the goodness and the brightness of our childhoods. I am so sorry for your loss. I will truely miss her as will everyone who knew her. I would not miss being with you Saturday except to bury my own dad. Kurt

Jamie Blankenship

February 2, 2011

I was so sorry to hear of your loss. Please let me know if there is anything I can do to help at this time.

Ted and Maria Smith& Family

February 2, 2011

Forever in our hearts and in our memories. You were loved by all and will truly be missed.
Our sympathy to the Bailey Family

Michele Bader-Bevins

February 2, 2011

Our thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of need.