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Kenneth Anthony Bailey, Sr.

August 4, 1936 May 18, 2022
Kenneth Anthony Bailey, Sr.
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Obituary for Kenneth Anthony Bailey, Sr.

Kenneth Anthony Bailey Sr., died Wednesday, May 18th, 2022 at peacefully at home. A funeral service will be held at 11:00 am Saturday, May 21, 2022 at the Venue at Pinelake Baptist Church. Visitation will begin at 9:00 AM Saturday in the Venue.

Mr. Bailey was born on August 4th, 1936, in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, the son of the late Clarence Bailey and Willlimina Bougerios.

A graduate of Catholic High School, he was a standout member of the football team where he played offensive and defensive guard. He continued his education at Southeastern University, earning his Bachelor of Business Administration and continued to excel on and off the football field playing offensive and defensive guard. After graduation, he was drafted to the US Army, where he played football in Germany. After serving his country honorably, he accepted a position to LA National Bank starting out as teller, working his way to loan officer then branch manager. In 1980, he moved to Donaldsonville, LA where he became President of State Bank and Trust. He retired in 2000 then moved to Flowood, MS in 2006.

An avid golfer, he enjoyed playing at the Riverdale Country Club Pelican Point Golf Club. He enjoyed hunting, but most all enjoyed cherished his family, and enjoyed sending time with them.

He is survived by his spouse Vivian Bailey (Kenneth) of Flowood, MS; three children, Kenneth A. Bailey. Jr., (Melissa) of Flowood, MS, Lori Bailey Thompson (Mike) of Austin, TX, and Dione Bailey Booker (John) of Houston, TX; six grandchildren, Jacob Thompson , Seth Bailey, Will Bailey, Jett Booker, Jene Booker, Cannon Booker, and; and one brother, Clarence Bailey of Baton Rouge, LA.; and loving girls, Lelia and Emma Kate Davis.

He is preceded in death by brother, William Bailey; and sisters, Sylvia Eppinette, and Willlimina Browning.

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Previous Events

Visitation

Saturday

21

May

9:00 AM 5/21/2022 9:00:00 AM
Pinelake Church - Brandon

6071 Highway 25
Brandon, MS 39047

at The Venue

Pinelake Church - Brandon
6071 Highway 25 Brandon 39047 MS
United States

Funeral Service

Saturday

21

May

11:00 AM 5/21/2022 11:00:00 AM
Pinelake Church - Brandon

6071 Highway 25
Brandon, MS 39047

At The Venue

Pinelake Church - Brandon
6071 Highway 25 Brandon 39047 MS
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Lakeland Place Garden Park Cemetery Final Resting Place

6004 MS-25
Flowood , MS 39272

6004 MS-25 Flowood 39272 MS
United States
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