Judy Faye Parker Bailey


Judy Faye Parker Bailey, 71, of Shelbyville, passed away Friday, April 15, 2022, in Shelbyville.

Funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, April 19, 2022, at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center with visitation beginning at Noon.  Bro. Dan Fleming will officiate.  Interment will follow at Liberty Hill Cemetery in San Augustine.

Judy was born April 4, 1951, to Floyd and Virginia Parker in Ruston, Louisiana. Judy served her family and friends her entire life, selflessly and completely.  A wonderful wife and mother to her husband and kids.  She was generous and kind to everyone she met.

Mama to her kids and mema to her grandkids and great grandkids, she loved to read and plant flowers and tend a garden. She rarely left home without a sharpshooter and bucket in case she seen a wildflower or mysterious bush or small tree that needed transplanted.  She was an outstanding cook and had a passion for fishing.  She enjoyed science fiction, sweet tea, and coffee.  With beauty and grace, she devoted her entire life to her family.  Everyone will truly miss her as we look forward to seeing her in Heaven.

Left to cherish her memory is her husband, Pete Bailey of Shelbyville; son, Curtis Bailey and wife Emmie of Shelbyville; daughters, Misty McDaniel and husband Brad and Jeanee Conway and husband Carey of Greenwood, Louisiana; stepson, Carl Bailey and wife Brenda of Centerville, Texas; brothers, Richard Parker and wife Linda and Melvin Anderson and wife Holly; sisters, Elaine Stanley, Betty Massey, Cathy Butler and husband Lloyd, Sue Parker, and Connie Harroff; 18 grandchildren; and 11 great grandchildren.

Preceded in death by her parents, Floyd and Virginia Parker; brothers, Curtis Parker and Edward Parker; sister, Margie Anderson; daughter, Belinda Boren; and grandson, Colby Bailey.

Pallbearers will be Justin Bailey, Ryan Bailey, Russell McLaughin, Bailey McLaughin, Matt McLaughin, and Kenny McLaughin.

The family would like to thank Affinity Hospice and their wonderful staff, for the care and love they provided in the last year.

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