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Eura Elsie (Behannon) Bailey was born Jan. 13, 1913, in Jasper, Texas, the daughter of Elonzo and Nancy (Morgan) Behannon. She grew up and attended school in Jasper.
Eura was a member of the Bellville Church of Christ, which first met in her home. She owned and operated a beauty shop in Bellville for many years. She enjoyed taking care of others.
Eura passed away Monday, July 28, 2008, at the age of 95 in Bellville.
She is survived by her sisters Inez Bass of Porter; grandson David Bailey of Houston; granddaughter Kathleen Vande Sande and her husband, Jerry, of Dallas; great grandson Blake Bailey; niece Anna Hunter of Kingwood; nephew John Bass of Porter and great niece Rebekah Ray and her husband, Brian, of College Station. Also surviving Eura are two of her special friends Dene Mangham and Doris Lynn.
She is preceded in death by her parents, son, Travis Bailey, grandson, Bryan Bailey, and brother, Leo C. Behannon.
Pallbearers are: Bill Lythe, James Hagan, Hugh Tubbs, Dennis Bailey, Joe Bluemel and David Johnson.
Funeral Service was 4 p.m., Friday, Aug. 1, 2008 at Bellville Church of Christ with Charles Wilson, Officiating
Interment was in Pilgrims Rest Cemetery in Bellville.
In lieu of usual remembrances friends who wish, may make memorial gifts to the: Medina Children’s Home, 21300 State Hwy 16 North, Medina, Texas 78055.
Schmidt Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Posted by Joy Neely


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