Melissa Powdrill Bailey


Melissa Powdrill Bailey, 51, of Center, passed away Sunday, December 4, 2016, in Nacogdoches.
Memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, December 10, 2016, at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center with Bro. Bobby Bressman officiating.
Mrs. Bailey was born February 12, 1965, to Charles Powdrill and Ruth Mitchell Powdrill.  She was assistant manager of HEB, in Center, for over fourteen years. Mrs. Bailey was adventurous and fearless.  She enjoyed scuba diving, zip lining and riding jet skis on the ocean. She also enjoyed cooking and caring for her family.  Mrs. Bailey was a member of First Baptist Church in Center.
She is survived by
Husband: John Bailey of Center
Step Son: Tyler Bailey of Center
Sister: Peggy Woodfin and husband, Neil, of Center
Brother: Mike Powdrill and wife, Sheila, of Joaquin
Father-in-law: John Bailey and wife, Linda, of Venus
Mother-in-law: Christene Morrison and husband, Harold, of Greenville, Mississippi
Numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives 
A host of church and community friends
Preceded in death by
Parents: Charles Powdrill and Ruth Mitchell Powdrill
Brother: Alan Powdrill
Aunt: Glenda Wallace
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to First Baptist Church, 117 Cora Street, Center, Texas 75935.
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