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Emma Dell Bailey
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Obituary for Emma Dell Bailey

EMMA DELL BAILEY, age 88, of Sidney, passed away at 3:30 P.M. on Sunday July 1, 2018 at Fair Haven Nursing Home, Sidney. She was born on January 1, 1930 to the late John Taylor and Mary (Stengel) Hughes.

She is survived by one son: Michael S. Runyon, Cambridge, OH; two sisters: Ruth Ludwig, Sidney, OH, Dorothy Burton, Delaware, OH; two brothers: Louis Hughes, Piqua, OH, Chester Hughes, Port Jefferson, OH; five grandchildren: Stephanie M. Runyon, Timothy M. Runyon, Daniel L. Runyon, Jr., Shawn Woodard, Dell Scott Runyon. She was preceded in death by one daughter: Theresa K. Runyon; one son: Daniel L. Runyon; four sisters: Mary Ellen Zell, Helen Bowman, Viola Fleming, Rose Hosack; six brothers: John Hughes, William Hughes, Samuel Hughes, Homer Hughes, Clifford Hughes and Clarence Hughes.

Emma Dell enjoyed playing Bingo, crocheting and going to yard sales. She was a homemaker.
Funeral Services will be held Thursday July 5, 2018 at 1:00 P.M. at MELCHER-SOWERS
FUNERAL HOME, Piqua, with Pastor Scott Stremmel officiating. Burial will follow at Forest Hill Cemetery, Piqua, OH. Family will receive friends Thursday 11AM-1PM at the funeral home.

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11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Melcher-Sowers Funeral Home

646 High St
Piqua, OH 45356





1:00 PM
Melcher-Sowers Funeral Home

646 High St
Piqua, OH 45356

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Forest Hill Cemetery

8660 N. State Route 66
Piqua, Ohio 45356


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