Mr. Jack Bailey — 1935-2019

Published 5:52 pm Monday, July 15, 2019

Mr. Jack Bailey, 83, of Auburn, died on July 13 at his residence.

Bailey was born in Chambers County on Oct. 26, 1935, to the late John Bailey and the late Zadie Howard Bailey. He was a member and deacon chairman at the Center Baptist Church in Ridge Grove. He taught Sunday school and served as a Lay Speaker.

He retired from the City Of LaFayette as the department head of the gas and street department after 35 years and later retired from Alagasco after 14 years. Bailey also served on the LaFayette City Council.

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Funeral services were held on July 15 at 3 p.m. at the Center Baptist Church with burial following in the LaFayette City Cemetery with the Rev. Randall Hamer and the Rev. Lamar Smith officiating.

He is survived by his wife, Dot Bailey, of Auburn; daughter, Lisa (Charles) Teel, of Auburn; two brothers, John H. (Beverly) Bailey, of Smyrna, Georgia, and Howard Ray (Shirley) Bailey, of South Haven, Mississippi; two grandchildren, Leslie (Carl) May, of Hoschton, Georgia, Bradley Teel, of Auburn; four great-grandchildren, Lucas, Jackson and Benjamin Teel, of Salem, and Braley Smith, of Hoschton, Georgia.

Visitation was held at Center Baptist Church on Monday from 2 p.m. until 3 p.m. prior to the service.

Flowers will be accepted or donations may be sent to Center Baptist Church 2511 Co. Rd. 33 LaFayette 36862.

Online condolences may be sent to Jeff Jones Funeral Home, LaFayette.