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Monzelle (Monzie) Greer Bailey, 82, of Midland, Texas, formerly of Garland, Texas, passed away on August 22, 2017.
Monzelle was born in Pecos, Texas on August 12, 1935 to Robert Isaac (Bob) and Lesie Lee Greer. She was raised in Grandfalls, Royalty and Kermit, Texas and graduated from Grandfalls/Royalty High School in 1953.
Monzelle moved to Abilene, Texas after high school where she met Jessell L. Bailey. They were married on December 24, 1953 in Cisco, Texas. Monzelle and Jessell enjoyed 50 years together. For 45 years, they lived in Garland, Texas until Jessell passed away. She moved to Midland in March of 2005 and quickly became active with First Baptist Church, the Red Hat Club and New Comers Club. Her favorite words were "Let's go".
Monzelle is preceded in death by her parents, Bob and Lesie Lee Greer; sister, Bobbie Jean Kizer; brother, Richard Lee (Dick) Greer and husband, Jessell L. Bailey.
She is survived by her daughter, Mona Jean Caswell and husband Bill; granddaughter, Brandy Christine Lee; grandson, Benjamin Isaac Caswell who called her "Nana"; great grandchildren, John Brock Mertink and Bailey Maranda Lee who called her "G-Nan"; close and wonderful friend, Leo M. Proctor, all of Midland; niece Michele Johnson of Spring, Texas; nephews Roy Kizer of Midland and Robert Greer of Spring and many beloved cousins, friends and relatives, all who were touched by her life.
Visitation will be held at Ellis Funeral Home on Friday, August 25, 2017 from 6 pm to 8 pm. There will be a memorial celebration at the Ellis Funeral Home Chapel on Saturday, August 26, 2017 at 2 pm. Burial will be held at a later date in Dallas, Texas at Restland Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be given to home hospice at 200 W. Illinois Ave., Ste. 190, Midland, Texas, 79701, to the First Baptist Church Benevolence Fund at 2104 W Louisiana Ave, Midland, Texas 79701, or to the American Heart Association at 3205 W Cuthbert Ave, Midland, Texas, 79701.
The family wishes to thank the staff of Home Hospice and family and friends for their support and care.