Lela Nancy Bailey
October 4, 1939 – May 11, 2019
Lela Nancy Bailey, 79, of Springfield, passed away on May 11, 2019 at Memorial Medical Center. She was born on October 4, 1939 in Sweetwater, Illinois to Albert Bailey and Reatha Filkin Ketchel.
Ms. Bailey worked at McFarland Zone Center in direct care for twenty seven years. She loved and treasured her family especially her grandchildren.
Lela is survived by her children: Ed Schuchardt and Cheryl Bergeron Watts both of Springfield, three grandchildren: Erica Pillischafske, Tyler Bergeron and Amber Schuchardt, six great-grandchildren, two brothers: Bill and Mike Bailey and one sister Barbara O’Hara. She was preceded in death by one son Joey Schuchardt, one sister Gladys Taylor and her parents.
A memorial service will be held at 2:00pm on Wednesday May 15, 2019 at Bisch and Son Funeral Home, The family will greet friends one hour prior to the service Wednesday at the funeral home. A burial will take place at a later date at Oak Ridge Cemetery and please visit the online “Life Remembered Story” at www.bischandsonfuneralhome.com.
- Memorial Visitation Wednesday, May 15, 2019
- Memorial Service Wednesday, May 15, 2019