Charlotte Emma Bailey, 87, of Center

Charlotte Emma Bailey, 87, of Center, passed away Saturday, May 26, 2018, at her residence.


Visitation will be held from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Monday, May 28, 2018, at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center.  Funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, May 29, 2018, at Center First United Pentecostal Church with Bro. Andy Wilson officiating. Interment will follow at Oaklawn Memorial Park in Center.


Mrs. Bailey was born March 18, 1931, in Center, to Charles Chester Yarborough and Creva Mae Abbott Yarborough.  She was a member of Center First United Pentecostal Church. She and her husband Millard owned and operated many successfully businesses in Center. One of the more notable ones was Bailey’s Produce and Landscaping which not only incorporated their love of farming but also her love for beautiful plants and flowers. 


She is survived by


Vicki Tomlin and husband, Richard, of Center, Texas

Treasa Donnan and husband, Jim, of Center, Texas


Daughter-in-law: Cynthia (Tammy) Bailey of Boone, North Carolina



Rique McHenry and husband, Billy, of Lufkin, Texas

Traci Willoughby and husband, Tony, of Center, Texas

Randy Tomlin and wife, Jennifer, of Center, Texas

Brady Scarber and wife, Whitney, of Center, Texas

Brett Scarber and wife, Erin, of Center, Texas

Cody Donnan and wife, Melissa, of Dallas, Texas

Carmen Mackey and husband, Ryan, of Center, Texas

Dustin Bailey and wife, Ginny, of Nacogdoches, Texas

Crystal Bailey of Boone, North Carolina

Michelle Lewis and husband, Lathan, of Boone, North Carolina

Dewayne Bailey and wife, Lauren, of Dallas, Texas


22 Great Grandchildren


Brother and Sister-in-law: Charles Yarborough and wife, Judy, of Nacogdoches, Texas


Sister and Brother-in-law: Sherry Ward and husband, Jimmy, of Center, Texas


Brothers-in-law and Sisters-in-law:

Dora Jean Livingston and husband, Bill, of Center, Texas

Hoyit Bailey and wife, Del, of Clear Lake City, Texas

Billy Bailey and wife, Sharmion, of Nacogdoches, Texas

Betty Faye Bailey of Dallas, Texas


Special Care Takers:

Gabby Luna

Vicky Sneed

Mona Bowlin

Casey Sneed


Preceded in death by

Husband: Millard Bailey

Sons: Johnny Bailey, Delane Bailey, Mitchell Bailey, Terry Bailey

Daughter-in-law: Pam Bailey

Grandchildren: Misty Scarber Bush, Jon Bush, Clint Donnan, Clay Donnan

Great Granddaughter: Macy Bush

Father: Chester Yarborough

Mother: Creva Abbott Yarborough

Sisters: Johnnie Sue Yarborough, Chestine Yarborough


Pallbearers will be Brady Scarber, Brett Scarber, Dewayne Bailey, Randy Tomlin, Dustin Bailey and Cody Donnan.  Honorary pallbearers will be Ryan Mackey, Billy McHenry and Tony Willoughby.


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