Anna Louise Bailey was born on March 31, 1920 the daughter of Walter Cecil Wagner and Cecile Mae Ishmael-Wagner at Grundy County, Missouri. She was one of five children. Anna married Earl Nolan Bailey on January 1, 1938 in Trenton, Missouri. Two children were born to this union. Anna was a homemaker and was active with Earl in the farming communities of Nemaha county in Kansas and Richardson county in Nebraska. Anna was a member of the Trinity Church of the Brethren.
Anna died on July 27, 2010 at the Sabetha Manor Care Center at the age of 90.
Anna is preceded in death by her parents, Walter and Cecile Wagner, her sister, Fern Warner-Eicher, two brothers, Gene Wagner and James T. Wagner. She is survived by her older brother, Donald Wagner of Kansas City, Missouri.
Anna is survived by her son, Larry Nolan Bailey and his wife, Linda Wenger-Bailey of Morrill, Kansas; a daughter, Shari Ann Bailey-Kemp and her husband, Phil Moser of Sabetha, Kansas; three grandchildren, Kimberly Kemp-Watkins and her husband, William Watkins of Springfield, Missouri, Selena Bailey-Brownlee and her husband, Steve Brownlee of Morrill, Kansas and Lafe Nolan Bailey and his wife, Debbie Bauer-Bailey of Morrill, Kansas; eight great grandchildren, William Watkins Jr., Jordan Watkins, Sophia Brownlee, Lillian Brownlee, Landon Bailey, Grace Bailey, Ivy Bailey and Eve Bailey.
Anna is also survived by her many loving nieces and nephews.
Anna is also survived by her extended family the children, grandchildren and great grandchildren of the Phil Moser family.
Graveside services will be held Saturday, July 31, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. at the Sabetha Cemetery. The family will greet friends Friday evening from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. at the Popkess Mortuary Chapel in Sabetha. Memorial contributions may be made to the Sabetha Manor or the Nemaha County Home Health and Hospice sent in care of the funeral home.