JEAN HUGHES BAILEY, 79, Cleveland, died Oct. 26, 2020. Born Feb. 16, 1941, in West Virginia, she moved to Alabama at 4 years old. She was a member of Locust Fork Baptist Church where she taught Sunday school. She served as caregiver to her parents, sister, and husband. She was an avid gardener and lover of flowers. Predeceasing her were parents T.C. and Eliza Hughes; husband of 59 years Milford Bailey; siblings Robert Hughes, Dexter Hughes, Thomas Hughes, Vester Hughes, Rosa Lee Cryar, and Loretta Hughes; and grandson Jeremy Lee.
Surviving are children David (Velicia) Bailey, Phillip (Meliah) Bailey, Jena (Chris) Lee; grandchildren Bryan (Amanda) Bailey, Dalton Bailey, Matt Lee, Shelly Bailey; great-grandchildren Norah Bailey, Parker Bailey; siblings Reefer Hughes, Lester Hughes, Marlin Hughes, Linda Davidson.
Rufus Harris and Matt Lee officiated the 1 p.m. service held Oct. 29 at Blount County/Cleveland Funeral Home. Burial followed at Cleveland Memory Gardens.