Mrs. Oreatha Bailey was born on September 25, 1930 in Valdosta, Georgia to Sessceal Wade and Guy Harrington. Oreatha gained her wings on July 7, 2021. She attended local high schools in Valdosta, Georgia.
Mrs. Bailey was a nurse for many years. She accepted Christ as her Lord and Savior at an early age. Oreatha later met and married her late husband, Julius Bailey. Mrs. Bailey enjoyed reading her bible and making everlasting memories with family and friends.
Oreatha was loved by her children, James Stepps (Glennetta), late Samson Stepps, Jr. (Linda), and late Larry Stepps (Francis); grandchildren, Tonette Stepps, late Samson Stepps, III, Samantha Stepps-Dixon, Antonio Stepps, Mario Stepps, Tameka Stepps and Kenneth Gray; and a host of great-grandchildren. Oreatha was loved by her siblings, late Willis James Jackson, late Curtis Wade, late Henry Wade, E.G. Jackson, Dorothy Mckeever, Pinkie Sharp, and Nona Williams. Oreatha was also loved by her goddaughter, Eartha Jenkins; and her best friends, Elouise Chatman, Bernetta McAllister and late Mary K. Smith.
Oreatha has always had a heart of willingness to help others. Her charismatic spirit touched the lives of many individuals in a way that will never be forgotten. Although she is no longer here physically, her spirit will continue to thrive within the hearts of friends and family.
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