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Murray James Bailey

Sunrise November 6, 1951 – Sunset January 16, 2018

The Bailey, Madison, Hansford, Railey, Draper and Kpoyour families announce with sadness the death of Mr. Murray James Bailey, This sad event occurred on January 16, 2018 at his home in Detroit, Michigan.

He is the son of the late Rev. Mackerson F. Bailey and the late Mrs. Harriette Madison Bailey

He leaves to mourn his Son Julius J. Bailey, grandson Murray J. Bailey, four sisters: Kareen Bailey, Olina Bailey, Elsa Bailey-Draper (Richmond) and Angelee Bailey-Kpoyour (Anthony). Two brothers: Rev. Dr. Emmanuel Bailey (Taylorie) and Joseph Bailey. Seven nieces (Mai Frances, Velicia, Wubu, Evon,  Harriette, Kereen and Wilma.  Six nephews (Ivan, Carl, Bomawu, Norris, Nyanatte, and Mackerson (Mackowa). Ten grand nieces and nephews, cousins and a host of other relatives and friends in Liberia, United States & Europe.


Family visitation: FridayFebruary 9, 2PM- 5PM

Wake keeping: Friday-February 9, 5PM-7PM

O, H. Pye Funeral Home Chapel -313-838-9770

17600 Plymouth Rd.

Detroit, Michigan 48229

Funeral service: Saturday February 10, 2018

Family hour: 9AM-10AM & Funeral 10AM

Greater Shiloh Baptist Church

557 Benton St.

Detroit, Michigan 48201

313-831-6466- Pastor: Mark Alan Gray

Repass will be held at The Liberian Community Center

13300 Puritan St. Detroit, Michigan 48229



Comfort INN – 313-436-9600

20061 Michigan Ave. Dearborn, Michigan 48124

Best Western/Greenfield INN - 313-271-1600

3000 Enterprise Dr. Allen Park, Michigan 48101