Paul A. Bailey
SPRINGFIELD – Paul Alan Bailey, 48, of Springfield, IL died at St. John’s Hospital at 2:00 a.m. Monday, April 12, 2010.
He was born on March 25, 1962, in Springfield, IL, the son of Samuel L. and Sally Ann Barbour Bailey Sr.
He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Ronnie and John Bailey.
He lived in Springfield most of his life, was a member of Zion Missionary Baptist Church, and worked in construction and carpentry. Surviving are his fiancee, Michelle Farmer of Springfield; 1 daughter, Martha Rachel Commer of Springfield; 1 stepson, Donald Farmer Jr. of Springfield; 1 grandchild, Kapria Commer; 2 sisters, Alice Bailey and Sharon (Johnny Mabry) Bailey-Mabry, both of Springfield; 1 brother; Samuel (Lee B.) Bailey Jr. of Peoria; and several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.
The family will be hosting a memorial service at 10 a.m. on Friday, April 16, 2010, at Zion Missionary Baptist Church, Pastor Samuel W. Hale Jr. officiating.