Linda Bailey Profile Photo
1945 Linda 2020

Linda Bailey

February 25, 1945 — June 18, 2020

Linda L. Bailey, age 75 of Beardstown, died Thursday, June 18, 2020 at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield.

She was born February 25, 1945 in Oakland, CA, the daughter of Wilbur and Donna Miller Pickering. She married Charles D. Charlie Bailey, Jr and he survives.

She is survived by two sons Joe (wife Ricki) Walters of Chandlerville and Christopher (wife Carisa) Wilson of Rushville; six grandchildren Andrea Snyder, Bradley, Hunter, and Cooper Walters, and Rebecca and Donna Wilson; two great grandchildren Piper and Owen; two brothers Jerry (wife Rita) Pickering of California and Mark (partner Jackie) Pickering of Idaho; and one sister Wendy (husband Mark) Hoffto of Seattle, WA. She was preceded in death by her parents and a daughter Christine in infancy.

Linda graduated from Freemont High School in Sunnyvale, CA in 1963.  She worked as a beautician and later for the State of Illinois, and IGA in Beardstown. She enjoyed reading and was an avid quilter. Linda cherished spending time with her friends and family.

Cremation rites have been accorded. The family will meet with friends from 5-7 PM Monday, June 22, 2020 at Colwell Memorial Home in Beardstown. There will be no services. Due to the current health situation and to comply with social distancing requirements, a limited number of individuals will be permitted at one time in the funeral home. We are encouraging friends to leave a condolence or memory for the family on our website at

Memorials have been suggested to the family of Linda Bailey. Condolences may be left online at Colwell Memorial Home or on Facebook at Colwell Memorial Home

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Linda Bailey, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services


Monday, June 22, 2020

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Colwell Memorial Home and Crematory

515 S State St, Beardstown, IL 62618

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.


Visits: 40

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree