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Rebecca Juanita McGill Bailey

(LaGRANGE, Ga.) Rebecca Juanita McGill Bailey, 93, of LaGrange, Ga., passed away Sept. 12, 2022.

The funeral will be Thursday, Sept. 15, at 11 a.m. at Four Oaks Church of Christ with Ministers Larry Thompson and Sonny Fling officiating. Interment will follow at Shadowlawn Cemetery.

Family will receive friends on Wednesday from 5 to 7 p.m. at Higgins Funeral Home at Hunter Allen Myhand.Mrs. Bailey was born Feb. 27, 1929, in Wadley, Ala., to the late Samuel Curtis and Beulah Mabel Evans McGill. She was a graduate of Wadley High School and former employee of the Elm City Plant of Callaway Mills and bus driver for Troup County Schools. Mrs. Bailey was a member of Murphy Avenue Church of Christ, now Four Oaks Church of Christ, for more than 74 years. She was a member of the Georgettes, a women’s fast-pitch softball team that won the Georgia State Championship for three years in a row. She loved camping and water skiing and took her first motorcycle ride at age 91.

Survivors include her sons and their wives, Wayne and Ann Bailey and Rickey and Darlene Bailey; 10 grandchildren, numerous great-grandchildren and five great-great grandchildren; nieces, nephews and extended family. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Tommie A. Bailey; brothers and their wives, G.W. and Ethel McGill and Curtis B. “Runt” and Carolyn McGill; sister and her husband, Florine and Raymond Whitecotton; granddaughter, Rebecca Clarice Bailey; niece, Ophelia McGill Stephens.

Higgins Funeral Home at Hunter-Allen-Myhand, LaGrange.

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