Frances Rennette Bailey

Published 7:43 am Wednesday, April 27, 2022

Funeral services for Mrs. Frances Rennette Bailey were conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 24, 2022, at Saulters Moore Funeral Home Chapel.  Interment followed at Bassfield Cemetery.  Rev. Ken Roberts officiated.  Mrs. Bailey, age 73, passed away early Wednesday morning, April 20, 2022, at the Arrington Living Center in Collins.

Frances Rennette Bailey was born on May 1, 1948, in Jefferson Davis County to Leo and Mynon Armstrong Saulters.  Mrs. Bailey had several past times that she enjoyed which included reading romance novels, playing various games on her computer and attending gospel singings.  She also loved her pets and collected porcelain dolls.  Mrs. Bailey was a member of Bassfield Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Leo and Mynon Saulters and her husband, Nolan Bailey.

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Her memory will forever be cherished by her daughter, Chantay Dyess (Teddy) of Madison; her son, Richard Sherman of Bassfield, a step-daughter, Sherron Bailey of Columbia; two step-sons, Keith Bailey of Hattiesburg, Gary Bailey (Charity) of Sebastopol; one brother, Glynn Dale Saulters (Ellisine) of Prentiss, her grandchildren, Thomas Ladd Dyess, Taylor Porto, Elizabeth Brea Sherman and Ashton Leigh Sherman.  She also leaves behind 6 step-grandchildren.

Serving as Pallbearers were Kevin Saulters, Mike Thompson, Thomas Dyess, Walter “Sonny” Dyess and LeJohn Speights.

The family received friends Sunday, April 24, 2022, from noon until the hour of service at 2 p.m. at Saulters Moore Funeral Home.

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