Mrs. Marcile Bailey Greeson, age 76, of Cinnamon Lane, Rome, died Tuesday following a brief illness.
Mrs. Greeson was born June 28, 1941 in Cobb County, daughter of the late Bethel B. Bailey and Ruthell Fowler Bailey. Mrs. Greeson worked for 38 years at Burlington Industries/Galey & Lord prior to her retirement. Mrs. Greeson was a devoted member of New Antioch Baptist Church and Faith Ladies Sunday School Class. Mrs. Greeson enjoyed camping, shopping, ceramics, flower arranging and spending time with her grandchildren, family and friends.
In addition to her parents, Mrs. Greeson was preceded in death by the love of her life, Richard Loy Greeson, to whom she was married December 16, 1961, and a sister, Audrey Bailey.
Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Tammy Worley (Willis) Adairsville; two sons and daughter-in-law, Randell Greeson (Lisa), Mary Ester, Fla.; and Barry Greeson of Rome; three brothers, Marshall Bailey, Rome, Melton Bailey, Rome, and Harry Bailey, Cedar Bluff, Ala.; one sister, Vel Dunn, Bradford, Arkansas; a special sister-in-law, Patricia Irvine, Shannon; five grandchildren, Wesley and Jeremy Worley, Derek Greeson, Katie Greeson, Nelson and Briana Greeson; four great-grandsons, Ivan Worley, Aiden Worley, Waylon Worley, and Zachary Nelson; a number of nieces and nephews also survive.
Funeral services will be held Friday 2 p.m. at New Antioch Baptist Church with the Reverend Stephen Williams, the Rev. Max Tucker, the Rev. Erick Hardman, and Mr. Tracy Hardy officiating. Interment will follow in Oaknoll Memorial Gardens. Mrs. Greeson will lie in state Friday from 1 p.m. until the funeral hour.
The family will gather at Salmon Funeral Home Thursday where they will receive friends from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at other hours they may be contacted at their respected residences.
Pallbearers are asked to meet at New Antioch Baptist Church Friday at 1 p.m. and include Dewayne Metcalf, Rodney Leonard, Bobby Hale, Shane Reynolds, Wesley Worley, and Jeremy Worley.
Flowers will be accepted or memorial contributions in Mrs. Greeson’s name may be made to New Antioch Baptist Church.
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The staff of Salmon Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Mrs. Marcile Bailey Greeson.