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Outreach Baptist Church
Friday November 19th, 2021

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Ray Floyd Bailey

Funeral services for Ray F. Bailey, age 68 of Grayson, LA, will be held at 2:00 PM, Friday, November 19, 2021, from the sanctuary of Outreach Baptist Church, Columbia with Bro. Shane Duke officiating. Interment will follow at Fellowship Cemetery, west of Columbia under the direction of Riser and Son Funeral Home. A visitation for family and friends will be Thursday, November 18, 2021, from 5 PM until 8 PM, at Outreach Baptist Church.

Ray Floyd Bailey was born June 10, 1953, in Alexandria, LA, to the union of his parents, Pat Bailey and Opal Yearby Bailey, and he passed from this life November 17, 2021, at St. Francis Medical Center in Monroe after and extended illness. Ray was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Ronnie Bailey. Before retiring, Ray worked on pipeline construction in the oil and gas industry.

Those left to cherish his memory are his wife of forty-five years, Charlene Bailey; his twin brother, Joe Bailey; daughters: Christy Bailey Ashley (Travis) and Jennifer Bailey Gilmore; son, Cody Bailey (Shelby); granddaughters: Brooke Phillips (Logan), Malorie Gill, Gracie Gill, Anna Miller, and Montana Walker; great-granddaughter, Ivy Phillips; and his fur baby, Gizzy.

Serving as pallbearers will be David Earl Varnell, Jimmy Dale Young, Travis Ashley, Charles Oxner, Phillip Moreno, and John Dobbins. Honorary pallbearers are Bryan Sanders, Ronnie Faye May, John May, Jr., Cameron May, Roy “Bubba” Bailey, Brandon Bailey, Keith Bailey, Jr. Mobley, and Jerry Bailey.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to Riser Funeral Home to help defray the cost of final expenses.

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Mrs. Charlene I'm so sorry to this,my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family ,hugs and love to you

sharon may Nov 26 2021 8:46 PM

Charlene I was so sorry to hear that Ray had passed away. Marion told me today. May God's peace and comfort surround you in the days ahead. Praying for you and your family and sending you a big ole hug. Love you.

Brenda Dearman Nov 20 2021 8:19 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Ray Bailey

Cheryl Escalon Nov 20 2021 7:58 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Ray Bailey

Eugene and Susan Dunn Nov 20 2021 1:34 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Ray Bailey

Rachel Denison Nov 20 2021 10:32 AM

I will continue to keep the entire family in my prayers. Peace & comfort to get you thru this difficult time of lose in your hearts.

Carolyn Farley Rivers Nov 20 2021 10:31 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Ray Bailey

Atchison Rachel Nov 19 2021 2:51 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Ray Bailey

Sherry Nappier Nov 18 2021 10:08 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Ray Bailey

Sandy Watson Nov 18 2021 8:42 AM

I will be praying for yalls families comfort and easy transitioning during this difficult time.

Stephanie Knight Nov 18 2021 7:50 AM

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