Kay Ann (Helmer) Bailey, age 67, formerly of Kendallville, died September 14, 2021 at her home in Sparta, Tennessee. Kay was born in Montgomery County, Maryland to the late Cyrus Robert Helmer and Mary E. (Donley) Helmer. Both of her parents preceded her in death. Kay obtained a master’s degree in nursing. She was a registered nurse and worked in healthcare for many years.
Husband, Kenneth Bailey, Jr. of Sparta, Tennessee.
Daughter, Heather Spears and her partner, Kenya of Lakeland, Florida.
Stepdaughter, Michelle and J.B. Baxley of Lakeland, Florida.
Stepdaughter, Jamie and Mike Sampson of Georgia.
Stepdaughter, Deanna and Matthew Jones of Georgia.
Grandchildren: David Houser, Jordan Barker, Ryan Barker, Shannon Barker, Kaylee Jones, James Oparnica, Mary Ann Sampson and Hunter Sampson.
Sister, Mary and William Titus of Swarthmore, Pennsylvania.
Private burial will take place next to her parents at Lake View Cemetery in Kendallville.