- Last Updated on 10:38 AM 10/12/09
Mrs. Annie Streat Bailey of 4252 Cowford Road, Halifax died Wednesday, Oct. 7, at her residence at the age of 91.
Mrs. Bailey was born in Halifax County January 24, 1918 to the late Mr. Willie Streat and Mrs. Augusta Braxton Streat and was married to the late Rev. James E. Arnold. She was a member of Piney Grove Baptist Church.
Her survivors include three daughters, Ms. Erma A. Arnold of Halifax, Mrs. Annie Mitchell of Blanch, NC and Mrs. Melba Buster of Hopewell; two sons, Mr. Kavanzo Arnold of Hampton and Mr. William Arnold of San Diego, CA; one step-daughter, Mrs. Dorothy Farmer; one foster daughter, Mrs. Mattie L. Jones; seven grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; one daughter-in-law, Mrs. Tuija Arnold; two sons-in-law, Mr. Richard Mitchell and Mr. Cain Buster; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
In addition to her parents and husband, one son, Mr. James A. Arnold; one sister, Ms. Mary Streat; and three brothers, Mr. Willie, Mr. Corey and Mr. Joseph Streat, also preceded Mrs. Bailey in death.
Funeral services were held Sunday, Oct. 11, at 1 p.m. at Piney Grove Baptist Church with Rev. Dr. Whitfield Scott officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery.
The family received friends at the home.
Arrangements are by Jeffress Funeral Home, North Main Street, South Boston.