WESTERLO – Gladys Carr Bailey, 90, passed away peacefully Friday,
May 23, 2014. Gladys was born in Coxsackie daughter of the late
Rachel and Arthur Carr. She was predeceased by her husband Douglas
and her sister Esther Bailey. Survivors include her children,
Sylvia Bailey of Ithaca and George Bailey of Westerlo; sister Ruth
Tompkins of Greenville; special nieces and nephews Jacklyn Spring,
Paula Purcell, William and Martin Bailey; and many other nieces,
nephews and grand nieces and nephews.
Gladys was a member or had been a member of many organizations
including, The Reformed Church of Westerlo, Ravena Congregational
Christian Church, the Auxiliary of Post 114 American Legion, Berne
Seniors, Rensselaerville Seniors, Dusty Travelers, Heldiberg Hill
Toppers, N.C.H.A. and the Ravena Fire Co. Auxiliary.
Gladys was a beautician who ran her own shop in Ravena for many
years. She had a great appetite for life. She loved her large
extended family and her many friends. Gladys and her late husband
traveled most of North America in a travel trailer. In later years
she enjoyed many bus trips. Besides travel she liked dining out,
playing cards, parades and fireworks.
The family is especially grateful to Dr. Myria Emeny who has
been our anchor and our buoy.
Funeral services will be held 12 Noon on Wednesday, May 28,
2014 at the Babcock Funeral Home, Ravena. Interment will follow in
Chestnut Lawn Cemetery, New Baltimore. Friends may call at the
funeral home on Tuesday from 4 to 7 PM.
In lieu of
flowers the family requests donations to Dr. Anna Perkins Healthcare
Center, PO Box 1, Westerlo, NY 12193.