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Bailey, Dorothy I.
Dorothy I. Bailey, 87, of Galesburg died at 5:35 am Monday, January 2, 2012 in Knox County Nursing Home, Knoxville, Ill.

She was born March 8, 1924 in Toulon, Ill the daughter of Onis and Ethel Courson Darby. She married Herman L. Bailey in Peoria, Ill on January 23, 1948. He preceded her in death on October 14, 2011.

She is survived by her daughter, Bonnie (Donald) Ruhl of Galva, Ill four sons, Dennis (Denise) Bailey of Lake Bracken, Michael (Billie) Bailey of Victoria, Ill, Charles (Bonnie) Fisher of Fla., Jess (Joetta) Fisher of Galesburg; several grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Herman; her daughter, Reba Young, two brothers, two sisters and two grandsons.

Dorothy worked and later owned and operated Bailey's Café in Altona for 13 years. She worked for Central Supply at OSF St. Mary Medical Center for 3 years and also Central Supply at the Galesburg Clinic. She was a member of the East Main Congregational Church.
Graveside services are scheduled for 2:00 pm Friday, January 6, 2012 in East Linwood Cemetery. Rev. Phyllis Sterr will officiate. Visitation will be 12:30-1:30 pm Friday at Hinchliff-Pearson-West Galesburg Chapel. Memorials may be made to the East Main Congregational Church. Online condolences may be made at www.h-p-w.com.
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