COVINGTON – William Dailey, 74, retired farmer and carpenter, died Saturday at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Memphis. Services will be at noon today at Collins Chapel CME Church with burial in Townsend Cemetery. Thomas Funeral Home has charge. Dailey, the husband of Nellie Mae Dailey, also leaves seven daughters, Mrs. Lucille Williams, Mrs. Ernestine Curtain, Mrs. Willie Mae Jackson and Mrs. Katherine Adams, all of St. Louis, Mrs. Lottie Pearl Taylor of Brooklyn, N.Y., Mrs. Joyce Hamlett of Detroit and Miss Alice Dailey of Covington; two sons, Marcell Dailey of Covington and William Earl Dailey of St. Louis; two sisters, Mrs. Luebertha Barbee of Memphis and Mrs. Ellen Boyle of Somerville; a brother, Landon Daylie of Chicago, 33 grandchildren n and 32 great-grandchildren.
[The Commercial Appeal, Memphis, Tenn., February 15, 1991]
Full Name: Robert William Dailey
DOB: 12 Jul 1916 in Covington, TN
DOD: 9 Feb 1991 • Covington, TN
Father: Robert Daylie
Mother: Nolia Love Daylie