Rebecca Ilene Bailey, age 68 of Carthage, died Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at St. Joseph of the Pines in Southern Pines.


Funeral services will be 3:00 PM Saturday at Union Presbyterian Church conducted by the Rev. Shane Owens. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends following the service in the fellowship hall.


A native of Moore County she was a daughter of the late Gilbert and Ilene Blalock Bailey. Becky worked as a nurses aid for over 40 years with various rest homes including Manor Care in Pinehurst and Parkview in Sanford as a home health nurses aid.


She was preceded in death by her brother Gilbert McLeod “Mac” Bailey, Jr.


She is survived by her brother David Bailey and wife Barbara of Sanford; nephews Stephen and Matthew Bailey; great nephew Miles Bailey.


Memorials may be made to: Union Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 989, Carthage, NC 28327.


Fry & Prickett Funeral Home is serving the Bailey family.



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  1. We are so sad to hear about Becky. Praying God will comfort your hearts and that the good memories will bring peace in the days ahead.
    Sincere Sympathy,
    Eddie and Vetres Livengood

  2. We will miss our friend Becky. Becky had the gift of seeing everyone as equal, and enjoyed her day to day contacts. May God sustain her loved ones with comfort and fond memories of Becky. Al and Catherine Graham

  3. Thinking of you at this time David.-  Becky was always good to me just like your wonderful parents were.-  Always a friend, Dale.

  4. With sincere sympathy to David, Barbara, the nephews and great nephew. Becky talked so lovingly of Miles and it was obvious she adored him. Her conversations conveyed her love for her family. David and Barbara you were so attentive and available for Becky

  5. It was always good to share time with Becky.-  She helped & took care of many people.-  Now her time of peace has come. You’ll all be in my thoughts and prayers.

  6. So sorry to hear of Rebecca’s passing.-  Our condolences and sincere prayers of comfort go out to the family.- 
    Former coworker at Mannor Care.

  7. A few years ago, I was able to-  meet my friend Jenny Porterfield’s cousin Becky, when I was in NC.-  We three gals went to church and out to eat together.-  We then visited at her home.-  She was a kind, caring, gracious person.-  It was wonderful meetin

  8. I’m so sorry to hear of Becky’s passing. I’ve known her since grade school. We attended Carthage elementary, jr.high, and then Union Pines High school together. She was a very sweet nice girl. I will remember her often. I’m sorry I didn’t get to attend he

  9. Becky was my cousin by birth, my friend my choice.-  I am grateful for her legacy of choosing to enjoy a simple, but contented, lifestyle.-  She did not chase lofty ambitions nor try to enrich her life with status or material possessions.-  Becky enjoyed

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