Sharon Arlene (Brashear) Bailey

July 24, 1938 ~ August 16, 2020 (age 82)


Sumter, SC … Sharon Arlene Brashear Bailey, age 82, beloved wife of 63 years to the late Albert Lee Bailey, died on Sunday, August 16, 2020 at Covenant Place.


Born in Terre Haute, Indiana, she was the daughter of the late Florence Brashear and the late Walter and Ruth Brashear. Mrs. Bailey was the backbone to the Bailey family. Her need to put others first was her priority. Losing her husband just eight days ago show these two are meant to be together in the eyes of God. She will be remembered as a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother.


Surviving are: one son, Anthony “Tony” A. Bailey, and his wife Wanda of Sumter; two daughters, Sherri L. Jacobs of Sumter and Pamela B. Robinson and her husband Richard of Severn, MD; two brothers, Melvin Brashear and his wife Laura of Indiana and Berry Brashear and his wife Katy of Texas; four grandchildren, Shannon Jacobs-Littledale and her husband William, Amanda Smith and her husband TJ, Eric Benenhaley and his wife Melissa and Robert Bailey and five great grandchildren, Madison, Lucas, Kylor, Kason, Ashton, and one baby girl on the way.


A graveside will be held Friday, August 21, 2020 at 10:00 am in the Ft. Jackson National Cemetery.


The family will receive friends on Thursday, August 20, 2020 from 5:00-7:00 pm at Bullock Funeral Home.


You may go to and sign the family’s guest book.


The family has chosen Bullock Funeral Home for the arrangements.


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August 20, 2020

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Bullock Funeral Home
1190 Wilson Hall Road
Sumter, SC 29150

Graveside Service
August 21, 2020

10:00 AM
Ft. Jackson National Cemetery
4170 Percival Rd
Columbia, SC 29229

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