Thomas Franklin “Tom” Bailey

Funeral services for Thomas Franklin “Tom” Bailey, 82, of Lucedale were held Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2021 at 11 a.m. at Sigler Funeral Home. Visitation was held at Sigler Funeral Home from 10 to 11 a.m. prior to the funeral. He was born Oct. 4, 1939 in Lucedale. He served in the U.S. Air Force during the Vietnam war. He was employed as an airline pilot. He was a member of First United Methodist Church, the American Legion and was a UMS Master Gardener. He died Oct. 29, 2021 in Mobile, Ala. He is survived by his wife Sidney “Sissy” Bailey; daughter Sidney (Julio) Bailey Arellana of Miami, Fla.; son Brian (Karie) Bailey of Mobile; grandchildren Sidney Nicole (Jonathan) Ashley, Thomas Benjamin Bailey, Bryce Julian Arellana, Sarah E. (Seth) Conroy and Grace F. (William) Walker. He was preceded in death by his parents Benjamin F. and Bertha L. (Byrd) Bailey. Officiating the services was Rev. Larry White. Interment was held in Magnolia Cemetery. Sigler Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.