Emily Marie (Ketchem) Bailey, 70, formerly of Bedford, died Saturday, Feb. 14, 204 at Westview Manor Nursing Home.
Born Dec. 8, 1933 in Martin County, she was the daughter of Victor and Ava (Beasley) Gee and Iva Russell. She married Marvin Bailey on July 12, 1986.
She retired from NSWC Crane.
Surviving along with her husband, Marvin Bailey of Bedford, are three sons, William Joe Ketchem and his wife Vicki of Bloomfield, Richard Carl Ketchem and his wife Jessica of Lawrenceburg, and Timothy Edward Ketchem and his wife Tracy of Cleveland, Ohio; one stepson, Douglas Bailey of California; two sisters, Anna Lou Easton of Bloomington and Rosalie Pike of Danville; three brothers, Gerald Gilbert of Indianapolis, Jerry Chastain of Tennessee and Thomas Russell of Martinsville; and seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her first husband, William H. Ketchem; one grandchild, Michael Ketchem and three brothers, Charles, James and Gene Chastain.
Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. on Tuesday at Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with Pastor Brian Rogers officiating.
Burial will follow in Grandview Cemetery in Bloomfield.
Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. tonight, and from 11 a.m. until the time of service at the funeral home.
The family asks that friends consider memorial contributions made to the Alzheimer's Association.