Miranda Jean Childs Bailey, 80, of Center, passed away Saturday, January 18, 2020, in Nacogdoches.

Miranda Jean Childs Bailey, 80, of Center, passed away Saturday, January 18, 2020, in Nacogdoches.

Graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, January 21, 2020, at Powdrill Cemetery in Shelby County with Dr. Fred Childs officiating.

Mrs. Bailey was born August 20, 1939, in Center, to Larry Louis Childs and Hazel Ellis Childs.  She worked as a truck driver for many years.  Her most recent pastime was reading on her kindle.  Mrs. Bailey loved her grandchildren very much.

She is survived by her children, Jonathan Hughes and wife Patti of Nacogdoches, Joe Hughes of Center, and Jack Bailey of Kensett; grandchildren, Melissa and Dylan Bruderer, Jonathan Hughes, Cody and Yvette Hughes, Shawn Hughes, Eric Hughes, and Chris Hughes; great grandchildren, Rayden and Grayson Bruderer; and brother, Bob Childs.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Darrell Bailey; baby, Morgan Lee Bailey; parents, Larry Louis Childs and Hazel Ellis Childs; brother, Bill Childs; and nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be Jonathan Hughes, Jonathan Hughes, Joe Hughes, Shawn Hughes, Cody Hughes, Chris Hughes, Eric Hughes, and Melissa Bruderer.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital at www.stjude.org.

Online condolences & tributes can be sent at www.watsonandsonsfuneralhome.com

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