Pearl Emma Bailey
Pearl Emma Bailey, sister of Jessie M. Stull of Cozad, died March 19 in Curtis. She was born southeast of Kearney on Jan. 24, 1915 to Clare E. (Gillming) and William F. Day.
In 1920 she moved with her family to Frontier County near Orafino and lived in this county the rest of her life. She was united in marriage to Albert Klenk Aug. 31, 1931, and to this union were born three children, a daughter, Lila Pearl, and two sons, Orville E. and Sherman W. Klenk.
She was baptized a member of the Eustis Methodist Church on April 18, 1948 and transferred her membership to the Curtis United Methodist Church in 1972.
Mrs. Bailey was preceded in death by her husband, her parents, two sisters, her daughter, and her son, Sherman.
She was united in marriage March, 4, 1972 to Ward L. Bailey of Curtis and has made her home there since.
She is survived by her husband, Ward; her son, Orville Klenk of Oklahoma; a stepdaughter, Madeline Lucas of Bakersfield, Calif.,; a brother, Everett Day of Grand Island; two sisters, Frances J. Jeffries of Marsing, Ida., and Jessie M. Stull of Cozad; many aunts and uncles, nieces and nephews, grandchildren and friends.
Her life centered on her family and the work of her church, especially the Crusaders Circle of the Curtis United Methodist Church Women.
Services were from the Curtis United Methodist Church, the Rev. Larry Perkins officiating, at 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 22 with interment in the Curtis Cemetery.
Wetzels of Curtis was in charge of arrangements.
Tri-City Trib., Thursday, March 31, 1983
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