Miriam M Bailey

June 5, 1922 - April 6, 2014
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Miriam M. Bailey, 91, of Galveston, passed away on Sunday, April 6, 2014, at The Meridian in Galveston.

Miriam was born June 5, 1922 in Morgan City, Louisiana to Joseph and Eunice Budge.  She married Wade Bailey on November 21, 1942 in New Orleans, Louisiana, and they were married for 55 years.  Miriam was a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church and the Altar Society.

Miriam was preceded in death by her husband, Wade, and her daughter, Sandra Bailey Hodges. 

She is survived by her son, Wade J. Bailey and wife, Dorothy, of Galveston; grandson, Randall Wade Bailey, of Houston; granddaughter, Cally Ann Rosenkranz, and husband, Jeremy; great granddaughters, Emma and Ella Rosenkranz, of Crosby; granddaughter, Katherine Hodges, of Chicago, Illinois; brother, Ray Budge and wife, Helen, of Moss Bluff, Louisiana; half-brother, Charles Budge; half-sisters, Patsy Blanchard and Grace Ann Morgan all of Lake Charles, Louisiana; and numerous other relatives and friends.

A memorial mass will be held at 1:00 PM on Friday, April 11, 2014 at St. Patrick Catholic Church with Father John Paul Flajole, as Celebrant.

Miriam’s wishes were to be cremated, and her ashes will be interred in Kentucky beside her husband Wade and daughter, Sandra.

In lieu of flowers, Miriam requests memorials be made to St. Patrick’s Preservation Fund.

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Born: June 5, 1922
Died: April 6, 2014

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Rich Tharp posted on 11/30/-1

Dear Wade, Dorothy, Randy, Cally and family: Our thoughts and prayers for your comfort and peace on Miss Miriam's passing. We know what you're going through. You continue to honor her by the way you live your lives, and how you treat others. She was blessed by her family, and you by her. God Bless, The Tharp Family


Eddie Hunter posted on 11/30/-1

Our deepest sympathies to the Bailey Family during this time. Our mother Margie enjoyed the friendship she had with Miriam and cherished the Social Gatherings and coffee times they both enjoyed going to together. Peace be with you Wade and your family during this difficult time. The Hunter Family