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Doris Ellen Bailey

March 25, 1934 — January 19, 2023

Doris Ellen Bailey
Doris Ellen Bailey, 88, of Port Arthur, passed away on January 19, 2023, peacefully at home surrounded by family.

Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m., Saturday, January 28, 2023, at Levingston Funeral Home in Groves. Officiating will be Reverend Dennis Whitmire. Burial will follow at Oak Bluff Memorial Park Cemetery.

Visitation will be held at 4:00-7:00 p.m., Friday, January 27, 2023, at Levingston Funeral Home in Groves.

Born in DeQueen, Arkansas, on March 25, 1934, she was the daughter of Floyd Davis and Pauline (Staggs) Davis. Doris moved to Port Neches in 1942 during World War II, she then later moved to Groves in 1948. She was one of the original “8” Indianettes in 1951-1952. Doris was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother. She will be deeply missed by those who knew her.

She was preceded in death by her sons, Bradley W. Bailey and Joe H. Bailey, Jr.; grandsons, Brice Bailey, and Zach Bailey; brother, Jimmy Davis; and sisters, Donna Polk and Margaret Foreman.

She is survived by her loving husband of 70 years, Joe H. Bailey Sr ; Daughter, Cheryl A. French and husband Reggie of Groves; son, Jeffery L. Bailey and wife Chel of Humble; daughter-in-law, Gwendolyn Bailey of Port Arthur; grandchildren, Kasey Bailey, Kinzi Broussard and husband Greg, Taylor Lazarus and husband Don Michael, Randa Sampere and husband Ryan, Justice Guidry, Alex Bailey, and Cheyanne French; great-grandchildren, Damian, Kaleb, Gage ,Cayden, Skylar, Brylie, and Jade ; and brother, Weldon Davis.

Serving as pallbearers will be Kasey Bailey, Justice Guidry, Alex Bailey, Weldon Davis, Bobby Bailey, and Ken Jones. Honorary pallbearers are Mike Davis, Reggie French, Cory Green and David Green.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Alzheimer’s Association at https://act.alz.org/ .
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Friday, January 27, 2023

4:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Levingston Funeral Home - Groves

5601 39th Street, Groves, TX 77619

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Funeral Service

Saturday, January 28, 2023

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

Levingston Funeral Home - Groves

5601 39th Street, Groves, TX 77619

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