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Service set for Nancy A. Bailey

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Former Chesterton resident Nancy A. Bailey of Fishers, Ind. passed away at her home on Sept. 14, 2010. She was 82.

Nancy was born on Dec. 1, 1927 in Huntington to Arnet and Marie Fisher. She graduated from Chesterton High School in 1946.

On Sept. 14, 1947 at Chesterton First United Methodist Church, Nancy married the love of her life and husband of 63 years, Russell Bailey, who survives. Nancy and Russell owned and operated Bailey’s Interiors for 39 years before retiring in 1994. In addition to spending time with her family, Nancy enjoyed decorating, shopping, cooking, reading, gardening, and pro basketball games. She was a gifted artist who loved to sketch and paint.

Also surviving are her children Nancy M. Paulk (husband Robert) of Fishers; Candace Aburdene (Odeh) of Washington, D.C.; Janice Ditto (David) of Fishers; and Russell W. Bailey, Jr. (Arlene) of Carmel; grandchildren Gregory Miller, Kathryn Knuckles, Lena Aburdene, Gretchen Bracey, Russell Aburdene, and Audrey Bailey; and great grandchildren Rachel Knuckles, Megan Knuckles, Anna Bracey and Eva Bracey.

The family will receive friends on Sunday, Sept. 19 at the White-Love Funeral Home, 525 South 2nd St., Chesterton from 2 until 6 p.m. Visitation will also be from 10 to 11 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 20 at the Chesterton First United Methodist Church. The funeral service will follow at 11 a.m. with Pastor Chris Newman-Jacobs officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to the Visiting Nurse Inc., Attention: Hospice, 4701 N. Keystone Avenue, Indianapolis, Indiana. For more information, call White-Love Funeral Home at 926-1309.

 

 

Posted 9/17/2010