Carol Ann Metcalf Bailey, 79, passed away Tuesday, January 28, 2020 at John F. Keever Solace Center after a long battle with Alzheimers Disease. She is the daughter of the late Bruce and Zelda Shook Metcalf. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by a sister, Faye Lloyd and special nephew, Greg Lloyd.
She is survived by her husband of 61 years, Paul Bailey; daughter, Cathy Edwards (Clark); son, Jeff Bailey (Dean); brother-in-law, Winston Lloyd; grandchildren, Tyler Edwards (financé Heather) and Tristan Edwards; several nieces, nephews and cousins.
A graveside service will be held 11:00am Friday, January 31, 2020 at Upper English Cemetery. Rev. Winston Lloyd will officiate. The family will receive friends, 6-8PM Thursday, at Robbie Capps Memorial Chapel of Blue Ridge Funeral Service.
At other times the family will gather at Cathy Edwards home; 2575 Puncheon Fork Road, Mars Hill, NC 28754.
Mrs. Bailey is best known for her baking, cooking and growing her flowers.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.blueridgefuneralservice.org