Venetta Bailey
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Venetta L. Bailey, 79, a resident of Cleveland for the past 18 years, passed away Friday, July 11, 2014, at the family residence.

She was a member of the Central Church of Christ.

She was the daughter of the late Edward Burditt and Jewel Millhollen Burditt. She was also preceded in death by her sister, Ola Mae Schutze.

She is survived by her husband of 59 years, Jimmy Bailey of Cleveland; three children: Patricia Coggin and husband, Danny, of Cleveland, Larry Bailey and wife, Melissa of Round Rock, Texas, and Greg Bailey of Oak Ridge; five grandchildren: Ben Bailey and wife, Jennifer, of Round Rock, Texas, Spc. William Bailey of Fort Bragg, N.C., Andrew Coggin and wife, Emily, of Cleveland, Joseph Bailey and wife, Stefanie, of Charleston, S.C., and Katie Coggin of Cleveland; one great-grandchild, Bryson Marlow; and one sister, Juanice Walton of San Antonio, Texas.

The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 15, 2014, in the chapel of Ralph Buckner Funeral Home with Minister Tom Harrison officiating.

Interment will follow in Sunset Memorial Gardens with her grandsons serving as pallbearers.

The family will receive friends from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

The family requests that memorials be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 7625 Hamilton Park Drive Suite 8, Chattanooga, TN 37421 or to Hospice of Chattanooga Foundation, P.O. Box 19269, Chattanooga, TN 37416.

We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the Bailey family guestbook at