Mr. John Franklin (J. Frank) Bailey, 85, of Kinard, FL, passed away Tuesday, June 17, 2014, at his home.
J. Frank was born on February 15, 1929, in Frink, FL, and lived in Kinard for most of his life. He was a retired logger and a member of the Church of God faith.
J. Frank was preceded in death by his parents, James H. Bailey and Lura (Jones) Bailey; wife, Cynthia Delores Bailey; daughter, Margaret Ann Jenks; two brothers, Michael Wayne Bailey and Jimmy Bailey; and a grandson, Chase Bailey.
Survivors include five sons, Scotty Bailey and his wife, Melissa, of Kinard, Phillip Anthony Bailey and his wife, Cathy, of Kinard, Frank Kevin Bailey and his wife, Cindi, of Sandy Creek Community, Tommy Wayne Bailey and Tony Frank Bailey, both of Wewahitchka, FL; one daughter, Shawn Pitts, and her husband, Lonnie, of Kinard; six sisters, Lois L. Blackburn of Blountstown, Juanita McKay of Gulfport, MS, Hazel Herndon and her husband, Virgil, of Clarksville, Mary Edna Whitehead and her husband, Jim, of Red Bay, Betty Sue O’Conner of Rock Hill, and Yvonne Broome of Hattiesburg, MS; 16 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Memorial services were held Sunday, June 22, at 5:00 pm (CDT) at the Cypress Creek Baptist Church in Kinard with Reverend Daniel Merritt officiating.
Memorialization will be cremation.
All arrangements are under direction Marlon Peavy at Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown (674-2266).