Gracie Lois Bailey,
78, went home to be with her Savior on Thursday, September 10, 2020. Lois
was born October 27, 1941, in Lafayette, IN, to Rev. Silas and Edith
(Martin) Mullen. She was a homemaker and active in her church for many years
in Chesterton. She had the uncanny ability to remember everyone’s birthday
and was a true disciple by asking total strangers, “So, where do you go to
She is survived by
her husband, William Sr., her son William (Cheryl) Bailey, daughter Pamela
(Scott) Smith, son Richard (Jody) Bailey, sister Nonah Johnson, and
grandchildren Kelly, Kyle, Ethan, Kendall, Grace, Nathan, Kara, Maggie and
She is preceded in
death by her parents and siblings Paul, Marilouise, Wahneta, James, John,
Joseph, Samuel, Esther, and Phillip.
will be conducted by Pastor Todd Thomson on Tuesday, September 15, 2020, at
12:00 p.m., at the CrossPointe Christian Church, 114 E US-6 Frontage Road,
Valparaiso, IN 46383, with calling from 10 a.m. until time of service. A
private burial will take place at Bowers Cemetery in Montgomery County.
contributions may be made to CrossPointe Christian Church.
The family would
like to thank the staff of Coffee Creek Assisted Living, Symphony, and
Porter Regional Hospital in Chesterton, Indiana, who took extremely good
care of her.