Jerry Lynn Bailey, 83, passed away July 19, 2021 at his residence. He was born August 6, 1937 to his parents, the late Campbell and Mae Malone Bailey. He was a member of Faith Congregational Methodist Church in Dowelltown. He was a Machine mechanic for Work Wear in Alexandria, and later Texas Boot in Smithville. He was preceded in death by his parents and his son; Tony Lynn Bailey, all of Alexandria. He is survived by his wife of 68 years, Mary Stone Bailey of Alexandria, daughter Melinda Tallent of Smithville. Grandchildren; Sabra (Jeremy) Murphy of Smithville, Chris (Brandi) Cantrell of Crossville, Leslie Bailey & Jay Ellis of Alexandria. Great grandchildren, Braya Murphy & Haden Cripps of Cookeville, Briahna Murphy of Smithville, Celeb and Dylan Cantrell of Crossville. Great great grandchild Kayleigh Goodman, daughter-in-law Connie Bailey, and special cousin Jimmie Carter all of Alexandria. Funeral services will be at Anderson Funeral Home with visitation being held on Tuesday from 4 pm to 8 pm and on Wednesday from 9 am till service time at 11 am with Bro. Mark Miller officiating with interment to follow in Hillview cemetery. Pallbearers will be Jeremy Murphy, Jay Ellis, Blake Goad, Dylan Cantrell, Ernest Cantrell, Jr., Haden Cripps. Honorary pallbearers will be Chris Cantrell, Matt Gipson, Dwayne Cantrell, Jimmy Goad, Tony Griffin and Caleb Cantrell
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