Sherry Nesbitt Bailey

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Sherry Nesbitt Bailey, 58 of Augusta, Georgia, formerly of Cartersville, Georgia, passed away on Saturday, April 20, 2019, surrounded by her loving family.

A funeral service will be held on Thursday, April 25, 2019 at 11:00am at Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church, 147 Jones Street, Cartersville, Georgia 30120. The body will lie in state in the church from 10:00am until the hour of service. Interment will follow in Cassville Cemetery, School Street, Cassville, Georgia. The family will receive friends on Wednesday, April 24, 2019 from 7:00pm - 8:00pm at the Mack Eppinger and Sons Funeral Home, 210 North Bartow Street, Cartersville, Georgia 30120.

Sherry Nesbitt Bailey was born on August 7, 1960 to the late Jimmy Nesbitt and Viola Jewell Nesbitt.

She was born and raised in Cassville, Georgia and attended the Bartow County School System, graduating from Cass Comprehensive High School. After graduating from high school, Sherry went on to further her education. Sherry received several degrees and her biggest accomplishment was receiving her Master’s Degree in Public Administration.

Sherry relocated to Augusta, Georgia where she was employed with the City of Augusta’s Zoning and Planning Development Department. She continued to work with the city until her retirement.

Sherry’s greatest joy was her family and watching the smiles on their faces when they were together. She loved helping everyone no matter what the need, this was her greatest passion.

She was energetic and always smiling. Being joyfully optimistic with a kind hearted soul and always willing to lend a helping hand.

Sherry leaves to cherish her memories; sons, Damieson Nesbitt and Erick Nesbitt; daughters, Tiah Ailey and Jessikah Bailey; grandchildren, Destiny, Keith, Blake, Kaela, Damieson Jr., Kory, Jacob, Myrtice and Raymond; siblings, LouAnn (Kevin) Nesbitt-Robertson, James Nesbitt, Jerome Nesbitt, Emma (Ray) Peeks, Dexter (Patricia) Nesbitt, and Norman (LaTouya) Moore; aunts, Shirley Upshaw, Julia Nesbitt and Gail Harper; uncles, J.B. Jewell, Samuel Jewell and Joe Jewell; and a host of other nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Condolences may be expressed at: www.mackeppingerfuneralhome.com

Mack Eppinger and Sons Funeral Service, Inc. are in charge of the arrangements.