Jewell Bailey, 89, of Bradenton and formerly of Longboat Key, died Nov. 2.
Born Sept. 25, 1920, in Flint, Mich., she attended General Motors Institute and married her longtime sweetheart, William Bailey, in 1941.
Mrs. Bailey was an avid bridge player and enjoyed entertaining family and friends, swimming and music.
Mrs. Bailey was preceded in death by her husband, William. She is survived by her daughter, Barbara Beardsley; son, Fred Bailey; four grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
A private memorial service was held at an earlier date. In lieu of flowers, a music scholarship will be established in Mr. and Mrs. Baileys’ names.
Condolences and memorials can be sent to Barbara Beardsley, 1200 Burlington Drive, Hickory Corners, Mich. 49060.
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