MAY 8, 1922 - DECEMBER 2, 2013
Rev. Homer V. Bailes was born May 8, 1922 and passed away December 2, 2013, and is now reunited with his
precious wife, Mary Margaret, and daughter, Mary, who preceded him in death.
Rev. Bailes was known as a member of the Bailes Brothers who performed at the Grand Ole Opry and the Louisiana
Hay Ride. Among his honors are induction with his brothers in the Country Music Walkway of Stars in Nashville
and the West Virginia Music Hall of Fame. He was a retired United Methodist Minister in the Louisiana Conference
serving from 1969. His passion was Evangelism and serving the Body of Christ.
Rev. Bailes is survived by his children: Barbara Ellen Barker and husband David, William Joseph Bailes, Ruth Ann
Riddle and husband Ronnie, Gloria Jean Graves and husband David, Juanita Louise Howard and husband Marvin,
Gleama Yvonne Flovin, Homer Vernon Bailes and wife Diana and John Meares Bailes and wife Vanessa; 27
grandchildren, many great-great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
“The angels can take a break tonight. The Bailes Brothers are reunited again. Heaven must be filled with some pretty