Dora Ann Bailey, age 63, passed away on Monday, December 7, 2009 at her home in Yale.

Funeral services have been entrusted to the Palmer Marler Funeral Home, Yale, OK and will be held at 10:00 a.m., Friday, December 11, 2009, in the Assembly of God Church in Yale with Pastor Randell Newby officiating.  Burial will follow in the Lawson Cemetery, Yale, OK.

The daughter of the late Roy Newman and Evelyn (Newberry) Newman, Dora was born on December 20, 1945 in Oklahoma City, OK.  She grew up around the Oklahoma City area, and graduated from Capitol Hill High School.  Dora married the love of her life, Luther Bailey on April 15, 1963 in Oklahoma City and to this union two children were born.  The couple moved to McCloud and in 1997 to Yale. In her spare time, she enjoyed collecting tins and antiques.  She also loved to raise cats.

Survivors include her husband of 46 years, Luther; a son, Luther Ray Bailey of Las Vegas, NV; daughter Shelley Cook and her husband Ricky of Yale; sisters Diana Young and her husband Tommy of Etowah, TN, and Norma Hall and her husband Dave of Washington; three grandchildren, Shellcy, Bruce, and Tiffany; and two great grandchildren, Lily and Trey, as well as a host of other relatives and friends.

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