Obituary of Joanne Francis Bailey
Joanne Francis Bailey (McKleite-Howard) was born in 1933 in Florence, California, and raised with siblings and cousins. She married 3 times, each to an enlisted serviceman in the Korean War; Army, Navy and finally to a Marine, Paul L. Bailey (Dec.) with whom she was married for 49 years. Joanne was the mother of 2; Dessa Raye Gibson (Dec.) and Robert Woods (Dec.), grandmother to Sandra Sutton (Mark), Kimberly Casey (Dec.), Scott Casey (Michele), Carrie Dawn Woods, and Shannon Woods (Dec.). She was a proud great-grandmother of 7 and a great-great grandmother of 5. Joanne passed on January 20th after a prolonged fight with dementia. She was a loving, feisty and tenacious fighter, to the end. Heaven has gained a hellion.
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