Ruth Pearce Bailey, 71, died Tuesday, May 27, 2014, at Rex Hospital. She was born in Wake County, the daughter of the late Alva Allen Pearce and James Daniel Pearce, and was a member of Stony Hill Baptist Church. Mrs. Bailey was retired from Carolina Sportswear in Creedmoor.
Funeral services were held Friday, May 30, at Stony Hill Baptist Church with the Rev. Jeff Mayfield and the Rev. Dr. Mike Jones officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.
Mrs. Bailey is survived by her husband of almost 52 years, Millard Bailey; sisters, Ruby Babb and husband, Doug, of Lillington, and Mae Harrison and husband, Bobby, of Wake Forest; brother, Ricky Pearce and wife, Debra, of Wake Forest; her beloved dog, Scooter; sister-in-law, Lathie Ray, and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her sister, Louise Baker.
Online condolences may be directed to the family at brightfunerals.com.
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