Norris Bailey

Norris Ylander Bailey

Saturday, August 29th, 1931 - Wednesday, November 4th, 2020
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Norris Ylander Bailey 89, of Rutherfordton passed away on November 4, 2020. He was the son of the late William Edgar Bailey and Mamie Earley Bailey. Norris served in the United States Air Force, was a member of Spencer Baptist Church and he worked as a diesel mechanic for thirty-six years at Carolina Freight in Cherryville.
Left to cherish his memory is his wife of sixty-two years, Betty Horne Bailey, daughters, Michelle Mallard (Jim), Michaela Neidert, and Lori Clark (Chris), and a brother, Nyal Bailey. He is also survived by his grandchildren, Kristen Ferree, Jordan Mallard, Andrew Mallard (Alex), Jeremy Clark, and Josh Clark, great grandchildren, Alexia Crawford, Daniel Watkins, and Trinity Watkins. In addition to his parents Norris was preceded in death by his brothers Darcey and Herman Bailey.
A funeral service will be held Friday November 6, 2020, 1 PM at Spencer Baptist Church in Spindale with the Rev. Bruce Caldwell officiating. Burial will follow at Eternal Hills Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Spencer Baptist Church, 187 N. Oak Street, Spindale, NC 28160.
The family requests that those in attendance wear face coverings and practice social distancing.
Online condolences may be made at Crowe’s Mortuary is assisting the family of Norris Bailey.
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  • Service

    Friday, November 6th, 2020 | 1:00pm
    Friday, November 6th, 2020 1:00pm
    Spencer Baptist Church
    187 North Oak Street
    SPINDALE, NC 28160
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Rev. Bruce Caldwell
  • Interment

    Friday, November 6th, 2020 | 1:00pm
    Friday, November 6th, 2020 1:00pm
    Eternal Hills
    1565 Oakland Road
    FOREST CITY, NC 28043
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Shannon H. Henson

Posted at 06:02pm
My love and sincere sympathy to the family of Norris Bailey. He and my dad, Earl Hennessee, worked together at Carolina Freight and were the best of friends.

Linda Horne

Posted at 08:20pm
Norris was a very sweet and kind natured man! He was always willing to help anyone with anything that he could! I shall always remember his sweet smile and his loving heart! May he "Rest in Peace" ! You were very Loved and will be missed ! May God give Comfort and Peace to your wonderful family and Friends! Linda Horne

Renita Atchley

Posted at 03:19pm
Thinking of you with love and prayers.
Renita & Dean Atchley

Shonda Regina Bright

Posted at 08:52am
Betty & Lori, You all are in our thoughts and prayers! Lori I am thinking about you and your mom and sisters and I am so sorry for your loss!! I will continue to pray for your family!! Love yall, Shonda (Regina) Bright

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