Alma Christine Bailey Garrett, of Edmonton, died Sunday, Aug. 20, 2017 just five days short of her 80th birthday.
She was born Aug. 25, 1937, the daughter of the late Joe Willis Bailey and Gordie Ellen Melson Bailey.
She married Maxie Ewing Garrett and unto their union were born two children, Sharon Lynette Garrett Smith and Joel Gregory (Frosty) Garrett, all of Edmonton. She had four grandchildren: Richard Allen (Tonya) Smith, Robert William Smith, Michael Gregory (Ashley) Garrett and Bethany Lynn (Caston) Garrett Masters; five great-grandchildren, Megan Leigh Smith, Ryan Allen Smith, M.J. (Mike Jr.) Garrett, Kelsey Olivia Garrett and Ellie Wren Masters. A future great-granddaughter is just weeks away from arrival, Pepper Quinn Masters.
Christine was preceded in death also by her husband, Maxie; two brothers, Joe and David Bailey; and a son-in-law, Billy Charles Smith.
Christine had chosen in later life to live in seclusion and was a member of Prices Creek Missionary Baptist Church.
Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday at Butler Funeral Home in Edmonton with burial in Missionary Mound Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 until 8 p.m. Tuesday and after 9 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Published on August 21, 2017