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Jean Ann Bailey, 85, Galveston, passed away Thursday morning, Feb. 1, 2018, at her home.
She was born March 24, 1932, in Peru to John W. and Mabel M. (Benner) Riggle. She married Dr. George I. Bailey on June 22, 1974, in Kokomo, and he survives.
Jean retired from Delco Electronics in Kokomo with over 20 years of service. She was a member of the Eastern Star, the Tipton Moose Lodge and was a volunteer for the Indiana State Fair Spotted Swine Association.
Surviving family include her husband, Dr. George Bailey, Galveston; her children, Kathy Roper, Belleville, Illinois; Cheryl Butler, Kokomo; Teresa Boyer, Kokomo; Beth (Dave) Jump, Walton; Dr. Gail King MD, Carbondale, Colorado; George A. Bailey, Washington, D.C.; and Mary Bailey, West Palm, Florida. She is also survived by 10 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and one great-great-granddaughter.
She was preceded in death by her parents; two daughters, Cynthia Elaine and Rebecca Kay; and four siblings, Richard, Donald and John William Riggle Jr. and Loretta Bennett.
A celebration of Jean Ann's life will be at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 6, at Murray Weaver Funeral Home in Galveston with Chaplain Richard Olson officiating.
Visitation will be from 1 p.m. until time of services at 3 p.m. at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Association www.alz.org.
Murray Weaver Funeral Home in Galveston has been entrusted with arrangements, www.murrayweaverfuneralhome.com
Published on February 2, 2018
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