The News Courier in Athens, Alabama

Obituaries

June 15, 2013

Julia Bailey

— Julia T. Bailey, 71, of Athens passed away Saturday, June 15, 2013, at Huntsville Hospital. Mrs. Bailey was born Nov. 6, 1941, in Limestone County to Theo Tunstill and Imogene Stovall Tunstill.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 18, at Limestone Chapel Funeral Home with Jay Looney, Everett Conn and Jimmy Clark officiating. Burial will be in Sardis Springs Baptist Church Cemetery.

Visitation is from 6-9 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Mrs. Bailey was a member of the Church of Christ. She retired from Limestone County Schools after 25 years; she is a graduate of Elkmont High School and Athens State University. She was a loving wife and devoted mother and grandmother.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Theo and Imogene Tunstill; and granddaughter, Misty Looney.

Survivors include her husband, James D. Bailey of Athens; four daughters, Melissa Looney and husband Tim of Concord, N.C., Angela Barnes and husband Ted, Anita Weaver and husband Brian, and Jamie Norris and husband David, all of Athens; nine grandchildren, Jay Looney, Brandon Looney, Mandy Tucker, Magen Barnes, Drew Weaver, Matthew Barnes, Preston Weaver, David Wayne Norris and Julia Norris; four great-grandchildren, Bryson Looney, Kynsley Looney, Kagan Tucker and Baylee Tucker; two brothers, Jim Tunstill and wife Peggy, and Al Tunstill, all of Athens; sister, Nancy Norman of Athens; several nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be Drew Weaver, Preston Weaver, David Wayne Norris, Matthew Barnes, Brandon Looney, Jim Bo Colwell, Al Tunstill, Jim Tunstill and Eric Tucker.

Sign the online guestbook at http://limestonechapel.com.

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