Diane S. Bailey, 67, of Evansville, passed away Tuesday, February 26, 2013, at Deaconess Gateway Hospital. She was born April 15, 1945, in Evansville to Kenneth and Hattie F. (Wilson) Meckert.
She worked at St. Mary's Medical Center for over 20 years. She graduated from Bosse High School in 1962, where she was in the marching band. Diane was a loving wife, mother and friend who loved to spend time with her family, especially vacations to Gatlinburg and Gulf Shores. She loved animals, especially her cats Buffy, Rascal and Patches.
Diane was preceded in death by her father, Kenneth Meckert.
She is survived by her husband of 47 years, Phillip Bailey; son, Jeff Bailey; mother, Hattie Meckert; brother, Dennis (Janet) Meckert; sister, Loretta Moers; nieces and nephews.
Services will be 10:00 AM Saturday, March 2, 2013, at Alexander East Chapel, officiated by Dr. Linda Parker, with burial in Alexander Memorial Park. Friends may visit Friday from 3:00 to 8:00 PM at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Vanderburgh Humane Society or Lymphoma Society, Donor Services, PO Box 4072, Pittsfield, MA 01202. Condolences may be made online at www.AlexanderEastChapel.com.