Mr. Eustus Earl Bailey

12/03/1928 - 10/12/2015

Obituary for Mr. Eustus Earl Bailey

Mr. Eustus Earl Bailey was born December 3, 1928 to the late Joseph Bailey and the late Tearsey Byrd Bailey in Candler County, Metta Georgia. He was a man of many talents and was recognized in his neighborhood as a skilled carpenter. His past times included repairing automobiles, socializing with family and friends, and reliving his past by telling humorous stories to his children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren.

Eustus honorably served in the United States Army during the Korean War from 1950-1953. Prior to his military enlistment, he met and married Mae Dell Mills. Eustus and Mae Dell remained married for 61 years and resided in the beautiful city of Savannah, Georgia until her death, on October 8, 2011.

During their marriage, they were blessed with three daughters: Diann, Patricia, and Cora; and one son, Tyrone (deceased). He leaves to cherish his loving memories of one brother, M.C. Sheard of Savannah Georgia. Mr. Bailey is survived by three daughters: Mrs. Diann Mcrea, Mrs. Patricia Walker, Ms. Cora Thornton, 12 grandchildren, 23 great grandchildren, two great great grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.

At age 70, Eustus Earl Bailey accepted Jesus Christ as his personal Lord and Savior. He will be missed by everyone who knew him. Grissom-Clark Funeral Home.

Guest Book

My grandaddy appeared to me in a dream recently with two legs instead of one. He had on a navy blue suit and he was elated to see me after I climbed a long hill. I thank him for his daughter, my mother. I thank him for showing me how to be gentle, kind, and strong. Love you grandaddy.

- na

My condolences in the loss of your dear loved one. When a loved one dies it is very painful. The Bible gives us comfort and hope with scriptures such as Revelation 21:3,4 and Isaiah 25:8. These scriptures tell of Jehovah God’s promise of no more sickness and death. May these words encourage and strengthen you during your time of bereavement.

- R. Sweatman

I would like to offer my condolences to the Bailey family and may God be a refuge and strength in your time of distress.(Psalms 46:1)

- P. Watts

We are so sorry about your loss. May God's promise to soon reunite us again with our loved ones comfort you in the days ahead (Isaiah 25:8; 26:19).

- Thomas Family

My family in Columbia, SC would like to extend their condolences for the loss of Mr. Bailey. My you find joy from the memories of him and comfort in each other during this time of bereavement. The legacy he's left with his children will continue to live on through his grandchildren and great great grandchildren. Stay united and strong as a family and continue to be blessed.

- Cedric Wood

Death is never easy and my condolences go out to the entire family. May you take comfort in knowing that your loved one is only asleep in death and that soon Jesus will awaken him. (John 11:11-14) And not only that, Isaiah 25:8 says “God will swallow up death forever”! I hope this brings you peace.

- P. Henderson