Mrs. Francesca Nicole Flakes-Bailey

Published 4:06 pm Thursday, May 23, 2019

Mrs. Bailey passed away Saturday, May 18, 2019, at Piedmont Columbus Regional Hospital in Columbus, Georgia.

Public viewing will be Friday, May 24, 2019, 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. with family hour from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Mrs. Bailey will lie in repose at the church one hour prior to the service.

The family can be contacted and given condolences at address 1241 30th Street in Valley.

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Survivors included: a devoted husband, Terry Bailey, two daughters , China Williams of Lanett, Anani Bailey of Valley,two sons, Raeshon Williams of Lanett, Terrion Bailey of Valley, granddaughters , Haee’dyn & Rae ‘lee Williams of Lanett, one grandson Zion Summers of Lanett; parents,  Mr. and Mrs. Eddie and Robin Flakes; parents-in-law, Mr. and  Mrs. Royzell Floyd of Valley, Mr. and Mrs. Willie Busby of Louisville, Kentucky; grandmother, Ernestine McCants of Valley; two sisters, Michele Flakes of Lanett and Tiffany (Chandra) Williams of Silver Spring, Maryland; three sisters-in-laws, Shonkedra (Bradley) Wright, and Sheronica Bailey both of Valley, Shemeka Bailey of Mobile; Four uncles, Willie Jackson, Jerry(Debra) Jackson both of Lanett, Robert Jackson Jr. of Lagrange, Charles (Yvette) Jackson and John Johnson both of Valley; four aunts, Shirley (Clifford) McCants, Elaine (Rev. Robert) Ray both of Valley, Carla (Kerry) Winston of Lanett and Sherry Dean Smith of Atlanta; five great-aunts, Rose Devance, Mary Evans, Jessie Pearl Jackson, Dorothy Booker all of Lanett, Annie Billingsley of Valley; one great uncle, Robert(Ann) Busbee of Valley, one special nephew, Ashton Flakes of Lanett, and a host of cousins and family members.

Nicole was preceded in death by her brother, Eldridge Flakes, maternal grandparents, Robert and Carrie “Aunt Sue” Glaze Jackson, maternal aunt, Andrea “Niecy” Stargell, paternal grandparents, Elliott “Buster” Flakes and Clyde McCants, paternal aunt, Shirlene Riddick, and nephew, Chandler Eldridge Flakes-Williams

Funeral Service for Francesca Nicole Flakes-Bailey, 40, of Valley, will be 3 p.m. ET, on Saturday, May 25, 2019, at Zion Rest Baptist Church (Heard Center), 2947 50th St. in Valley, with interment Pine Hill Cemetery in Lanett.

The Rev. Frederick Stanley will be the pastor, the Rev. Jackie Banks will give the Eulogy, the Rev. Dr. Frederick James, the Rev. Robert Ray and the Rev. Lonnie Hutchinson will assist.