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Della Gailey

August 19, 1941 — April 14, 2017

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Della Mae Gailey, 75 of Cawood, Kentucky died Friday, April 14, 2017 at the Harlan Health and Rehabilitation Center.  Della was born August 19, 1941 in Manchester, Kentucky daughter of the late Wilson and Ellen Rogers.  She was a homemaker and believed in the Pentecostal Faith.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Henry Gailey; brothers, Irvin Rogers and Thurman Napier; and sisters, Mallie Roark and Martha Rogers.

Surviving are her sons, Johnny Gailey, Clyde (Cindie) Gailey, Carlo (Deb) Gailey, and Earl Gailey all of Cawood, Kentucky; daughters, Reba Gailey and Barbara Stewart both of Cawood; brothers, Lee Robert Grubbs and Garfield Grubbs both of Cawood; and sisters, Soffie (Danny) McClain of Cawood and Betty Sue (Wayne) Moore of Coburn, VA.  Also surviving are grandchildren, Marie Stewart, Brittany Blanton, Carlo Gailey, Justin Stewart, Willis Gailey, Mallie Gailey, and Henry Gailey and a former son-in-law, Ernest Dewayne Stewart.

Visitation will be after 5:00 PM Sunday, April 16, 2017 until the funeral hour at the Little Creek Pentecostal Church of God.

Funeral Services will be Monday, April 17, 2017 at 1:00 PM at the Little Creek Pentecostal Church of God.  The Rev. Jerry Collins and Franklin Stewart will be officiating the services.

Interment will follow the funeral in the Gailey Family Cemetery at Cawood.  Tony Gailey, Wayne Stewart, Henry Gailey, Brandon Haynes, Walter Bruce, Earl Gailey and Justin Stewart will serve as pallbearers.

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