Donna Faye Bailey (72) of Newton


Published on May 9 2013 7:19 pm

Donna Faye Bailey, 72 of Newton, IL passed away at 2:45 AM Thursday, May 9, 2013 at her home.

 Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM – Sunday, May 12, 2013 at the Blake-Buchanan Funeral Home in Newton, IL with Bill Ikemire officiating. Burial will be the Westlawn Memorial Park Cemetery in Newton, IL. Visitation will be held 1 hour before the service. In loving memory of Donna, memorials may be made to Southeastern Illinois Hospice.

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Donna was born on September 29, 1940 in Eldorado, IL the daughter of Wayne Barnard and Nellie (Davis) Barnard Peachee. She married John Bailey and he survives. Donna was a homemaker, wife, mother and grandmother. She was a member of the Order of Eastern Star Chapter #497 in Newton where she had served as the worthy matron. She was also a caregiver to many.

Donna is survived by:

Husband of 45 years – John Bailey of Newton, IL
5 Children – Ed (Kim) Buckley of Arcola, IL
Wayne (Kendra) Buckley of Tuscola, IL
Fred (Michelle) Buckley of Oblong, IL
Mark (Pam) Buckley of Newton, IL
Susie (Terry) Spelbring of Newton, IL
Brother – Morty (Judy) Peachee of Pueblo, CO
10 Grandchildren 20 Great Grandchildren
Several nieces and nephews also survive
Donna was preceded in death by her parents, sister Aline Moore; a brother Kenneth Barnard and an aunt Edith.