Margie Dell (May) Bailey

January 23, 1940 ~ January 11, 2020 (age 79)


Margie Dell (May) Bailey, 79, of Metropolis, IL, passed away at 11:37 pm on Saturday, January 11, 2020 at Mercy Health Lourdes.

Funeral services will be at 11 am on Friday, January 17, 2020, at Aikins-Farmer-Loftus-McManus Funeral Home in Metropolis with Rev. David Deem officiating. A private burial will be held later.

Margie was retired from Harrah’s Casino as a housekeeper and a member of Weaver Creek Baptist Church.

Margie is survived by 2 sons, James Alan Bailey and wife Mindy and Daniel Lee Bailey; 5 grandchildren, Daniel Bailey, Kinsey Bailey, Stephen McGill, Scott McGill and wife Sara and Deanna McGill; 2 great grandchildren, Kegan McGill and Reece McGill; her twin sister, Martha Schafer; brother, Harold “Doc” May; sister-in-law, June Sielbeck and husband Don; several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Libert F. and Marietta Clark (Shewmaker) May; daughter, Elizabeth Susan “Libby” Bailey; brother, Garland Schewmaker.

Visitation will be held Thursday evening, January 16, 2020 from 6 to 8 pm at the Aikins-Farmer-Loftus-McManus Funeral Home.

Memorial contributions may be given in Margie’s name to Weaver Creek Baptist Church, 2997 North Ave, Metropolis, IL 62960. Condolences may be left online at

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January 16, 2020

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Loftus-McManus Funeral Homes Inc.
70 Jon Street / P.O. Box 760
Metropolis, IL 62960

Funeral Service
January 17, 2020

11:00 AM
Loftus-McManus Funeral Homes Inc.
70 Jon Street / P.O. Box 760
Metropolis, IL 62960


Weaver Creek Baptist Church
2997 North Ave, Metropolis IL 62960

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