Deanna D. Bails, 76 of Harvel passed away at 4:07 AM on Tuesday, May 27, 2014 at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield.
She was born on November 6, 1937 at Prophetstown, IL the daughter of Frank L. and Raine (McDonald) Dudley. She married E. Richard Bails on June 14, 1959 at Prophetstown; he preceded her in death on September 13, 2013. She was also preceded in death by her parents; Brothers, Robert, James and Gene Maxfield.
Deanna graduated from Prophetstown Community High School in 1955. She received her RN degree at Lutheran Hospital School of Nurses in Moline in 1958 and was Ob/Gyn charge nurse at Passavant Hospital in Jacksonville following graduation. She also worked in an Ob/Gyn physicians office in Urbana. Deanna and Richard engaged in farming throughout their married life and were members of First Presbyterian Church in Morrisonville. Deanna enjoyed gardening, spending time with her children and grandchildren, attending parades during Richard’s years with Ansar Shrine’s Three-Wheelers and was a St. Louis Cardinals fan.
Survivors include: Daughters, Lisa (Lynn) Waldeck of Farmersville, IL and Linda (Curt) Poe of Williamsville, IL; Sons, Steven Bails of Raymond, IL and Jim (Annette) Bails of Springfield, IL; Grandchildren, Jarrod (Kara) Waldeck, Aaron (Briana) Waldeck, Jessica Waldeck, Nathan Waldeck, Caleb Poe, Joshua Bails, Drew Bails, Lauren Bails, Keenan Gilpin and Morgan Bails; Sister in law, Mary Ellen Wernsing of Springfield, IL
Funeral services will be held on Monday, June 2, 2014 at 10:00 AM at First Presbyterian Church in Morrisonville with Rev. Jim Ferrill officiating. Burial will follow at Morrisonville Cemetery. Visitation will be on Sunday, June 1, 2014 from 2:00-5:00 PM at Perfetti Funeral Home in Morrisonville.
Memorials are suggested to First Presbyterian Church, 111 East North Street, Morrisonville, IL 62546 or Memorial Home Services/ Hospice Program, Attn: Pat Keith, 720 North Bond Street, Springfield, IL 62702.
Perfetti Funeral Home in Morrisonville is in charge of arrangements.