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Roger Gerald Bailey married Mary Louise King (B: 17 Oct 1936, Tonkawa, Kay, OK, D:  29 Nov 2016 in Ponca City, Kay, OK, buried:  I.O.O.F. Cemetery, Tonkawa, Kay, OK), daughter of Rev. W.R. & Agnes (Main) King.  Mary had been previously married to Dennis Ronald Terrell, and had 2 children by him - Ronna & Angela, who were adopted by Roger.

They have four children:

1.  Ronna Terrell Bailey was born 18 June 1958, and died 25 Jan, 2003 at Hospice of Boulder County, CO.  Adopted by Roger Gerald Bailey.  Her cremains are interred at I.O.O.F. Cemetery, Tonkawa, Kay, OK. Find A Grave Memorial# 37662884

2.  Angela (Angelique) Terrell Bailey, adopted by Roger Gerald Bailey. She married Gilles Malezieux.

         Angela & Gilles have 3 children:

        1.  Léa Malezieux

        2.  Tristan Malezieuz

        3.  Solène Malezieus

         3. Nancy Ruth Bailey

4.  Holly Marie Bailey married Samuel Peart


www.seminoleproducer.com/2003 obits.htm: 

Ronna Terrell Bailey

Ronna Terrell Bailey of Longmont, Colo., died Saturday, Jan. 25, 2003 at Hospice of Boulder County at the age of 44.  She was born on June 18, 1958 to Dennis Ronald "Ron" and Mary Louise (King) Terrell in Holdenville.  Ronna’s parents lived in Sasakwa from 1958-1960.  Ronna’s father Ron served as Pastor of the First Baptist Church in Sasakwa.  Ronna attended school in Ft. Collins, Colo., before she moved to Richardson, Texas.  She received two bachelor’s degrees from Oklahoma Baptist University in Shawnee.

In 1970, Ronna’s mother married Roger Bailey.  Two years later, he adopted Ronna and her sister Angie. 

Ronna taught high school French, German, and Spanish in Meeker for five years before moving to Boulder in 1986.  She was a secretary and technical typesetter at the National Center for Atmospheric Research before becoming a mail carrier in Boulder. Ronna was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Boulder and was active in the choir and the "Bridges" group.  She was also a member of the University of Colorado Alumni Handbell Choir.  Ronna enjoyed counted cross-stitch, music, genealogy, travel, and visiting the highest point in as many states as possible.  She had a deep faith in Jesus Christ. 

Ronna was first diagnosed with cancer in 2001, but her cancer went into remission.  In Sept. 2002, her cancer returned, and she was given a short time to live.  Ronna attended a memorial/celebration-of-life service for herself on Nov. 1, 2002 at the First Presbyterian Church in Boulder.  She was preceded in death by three grandparents, Rev. William and Agnes King, Tonkawa, and Grady Terrell, Wewoka.

Ronna is survived by her parents, Mary and Roger Bailey, Longmont, Colo., and Ron and Bobbie Terrell, Warsaw, Mo.; three sisters, Angelique Malezieux and her husband Gilles, Paris, France, Nancy Ruth Bailey, Ft. Worth, Texas, and Holly Bailey, Greeley, Colo.; her grandmother, Beatrice Terrell Harjo, Wewoka; two uncles, Raymond Terrell, Kansas City, and Kenneth Terrell, Seminole; and several other aunts, uncles, and cousins.

Cremation was held at Howe Mortuary in Longmont, Colo.  Inurnment was held at the I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Tonkawa. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society of Boulder County, 2130 Mountain View Ave., Suite A, Longmont, Colo., 80501.


Mary Louise King Bailey

    Mary Louise King Bailey went home to be with her Lord and Savior Nov. 29, 2016, in Ponca City, surrounded by her husband and daughters. Her fun, outgoing, and loving spirit will be missed by all who knew her.
    Mary was born Oct. 17, 1936 in Tonkawa, OK. Her parents were Rev. W.R. and Agnes Main King. She began piano lessons at six and often played for church services her father preached. She was also a talented singer and always brought groups of all kinds of people together in song. She played handbells and directed several choirs. Her last performance was at her 80th birthday party, Nov. 5, 2016.
    Mary graduated from Tonkawa High School in 1954 and Okla. Baptist Univ. in 1958, majoring in Music Education, followed by a Master of Arts in Vocal Performance at Colorado State Univ. She taught elementary music, private piano and voice lessons for 35 years in 5 states, moving as her husband Roger Bailey's position as Electrical Engineer transferred.
    When it was time to retire, they chose Tonkawa, OK, and the house where Mary was born and raised. In retirement she was a member of First Baptist Church, Ponca City, where she sang in the choir, played piano for Sunday school opening, and occasionally played organ for worship.
    Mary's life verse was Proverbs 3:5-6, ''Trust in the Lord with all your heart And do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge Him, And He will make your paths straight'' (NASB).
    Mary loved reading, genealogy, crossword puzzles, attending club meetings (SAI, PEO, DAR, Delphi Book Club), and long vacations. She traveled the world with her husband, especially in retirement. Last summer they took an Alaskan cruise with two of their daughters, Nancy Ruth Bailey and Holly Peart, and Mary's sister Ruth Frost.
    Mary is preceded in death by her parents, Rev. W.R. and Agnes Main King, and daughter Ronna Terrell Bailey.    She is survived by her husband Roger Bailey; three children: Angie Malezieux and husband Gilles of Magnolia, TX; Nancy Ruth Bailey of Tonkawa; and Holly Bailey Peart of Tonkawa; three grandchildren: Léa, Tristan and Solène Malezieux of Magnolia, TX; brother Dr. A. Joseph King and wife Sue of Ft. Worth, TX; sister Ruth Frost of Clinton, MS; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.
    Services will be held Monday, Dec. 5, at 10:00 a.m. at First Baptist Church, Ponca City. Interment will be in the I.O.O.F. cemetery in Tonkawa, OK. The family has suggested memorials be sent to Oklahoma Baptist University in care of the Ronna Terrell Bailey Memorial Scholarship fund. Contributions may be left at Grace Memorial Chapel.