Wilma Jean “Jeannie” Bailey, 90, Hays, formerly of Russell, died Friday, May 29, 2020, at Via Christi Village in Hays.


She was born Dec. 20, 1929, in Barton County to Henry and Mollie (Miller) Wilhelm. She attended country schools.


She married Jerry Dean Bailey on Feb. 25, 1949, in Russell. He preceded her in death Aug. 4, 1996. She was a waitress for many years in Russell.


Survivors include a son, Douglas Bailey, Dallas; a daughter, Cynthia Henning, Russell; five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and 12 great-great-grandchildren.


A graveside service will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday in Russell City Cemetery.


Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Pohlman-Varner-Peeler Mortuary, Russell.


Memorials are suggested to St. John Lutheran Church or Russell County Food Pantry in care of the mortuary.