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Donnie Ray Bailey

November 30, 1944 ~ January 25, 2020 (age 75)



Nov. 30, 1944 – Jan. 25, 2020


ZEBULON – Donnie Ray Bailey, 75, of Zebulon, died Saturday afternoon at his home surrounded by his family.  He was a son of the late Jesse Willard Bailey and Lossie Thompson Bailey.  Donnie was a farmer and retired from Siemen’s and was a veteran of the US Army.   He was preceded in death by a brother Bobby Bailey; sons, Ricky and Randy Sanders.

           A funeral service will be held 2 pm Thursday, January 30, 2020 at Hales Chapel Baptist Church.  Burial will follow in Gethsemane Memorial Gardens, Zebulon. 

          He is survived by his daughters, Jan Bailey (Johnny) of Zebulon, Alisha Bailey of Wilson, Jamie Vanderpool (Greg) of Wilson and Angela Daughety of Zebulon; sons, Jesse Bailey of Zebulon and Rodney Bass of Raleigh; sister, Sue Langston (Robbie) of Zebulon; 8 grandchildren 3 great-grandchildren.

          The family will receive friends on Thursday prior to the service at Hales Chapel Baptist Church from 12:30 until 1:45 pm and other times at the home of Jan Bailey, 1206 Water Plant Rd., Zebulon.

          Arrangements are by Strickland Funeral Home & Crematory, Louisburg,


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January 30, 2020

12:30 PM
Hales Chapel Baptist Church (Zebulon)

Funeral Service
January 30, 2020

2:00 PM
Hales Chapel Baptist Church (Zebulon)

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