Madalene June Bailey 74, of Bluefield, WV, formerly of Steeles, passed away Thursday, November 14, 2019, in Bluefield Regional Medical Center in Bluefield, WV.

Madalene was born June 21, 1945 in Caretta, WV, a daughter of the late Jim and Aretta England Jones.  She was a homemaker and a member of the Steeles Friendly Neighbors Club. Madalene was also an EMT for Little Huff Creek Rescue Squad

In addition to her parents, Madalene was preceded in death by four sisters, Idaline Jones, Flora Jones, Barbara Farler, and Nadine Short; one brother, Edward Jones; 3 brothers-in-law, George Farler, Roger Wimmer and Wallace Short; her former in-laws, Oley and Ruby Bailey and the father of her children, Simon Bailey.  

Survivors include five children, James Bailey of Bluefield, WV, Lisa Murphy and husband Joe of Holly Hill, SC, Marsha Simpson and husband Reggie of Bluefield, WV, Tina Henry and husband Donald of Bluefield, WV, and Heather Stinson and husband JJ of Steeles, WV; 10 grandchildren; two great grandchildren; one great grandchild on the way; three sisters, Augustine Wimmer of Steeles, Adenia Duff of Columbia City, IN, and Della Jean Reed of Michigan; one brother, Joseph Jones and wife Cookie of Bidwell, OH; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins who loved her dearly.  

Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at 1 o’clock with Reverend Dennis Lester and Reverend Gary Walker officiating at the Chapel of Fanning Funeral Home in Iaeger.    Friends may visit with the family Wednesday morning, November 20, 2019 from 11 a.m. until the time of services.

In horning the wishes of the deceased her body will be cremated following services.

Fanning Funeral Home in Iaeger, WV, is assisting the family.

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