Valerie Lynn “Poe” (Bednarski) Bailey

Valerie Lynn "Poe" (Bednarski) Bailey, age 31, passed away Friday, Jan. 7, 2011, at home. Born on Aug. 13, 1979, in Greenfield, she was the daughter of Raymond F. and Martha Kay (Trent) Bednarski.

She graduated from Morristown High School in 1996. Valerie married Michael C. Bailey on July 29, 2007 in Indianapolis. Valerie worked as a caregiver, and was a member of St. Michaels Catholic Church in Greenfield.

Surviving her are her husband, Michael Bailey of Indianapolis; her mother, Martha Kay Bednarski; brothers, Bill (Sheri) Bednarski of Greenfield, and Mike (Jean) Bronnenberg of Indianapolis; several nieces and nephews; and several step-children and grandchildren. Preceding her in death were her father, Raymond Bednarski; brother, Benjamin Bednarski; grandmother, Bernice Trent; and grandparents, William and Mary Lou Bednarski.

Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until 12 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 13, 2011, at Erlewein Mortuary in Greenfield. Funeral services will begin at 12 p.m. Deacon Wayne Davis will be officiating. Burial will follow at Asbury Cemetery in Morristown.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association, or the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

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