Emma Rose Bailey, age 92, of Lakeland, FL passed away on November 30, 2017. She was born on May 31, 1925 in Kalamazoo Michigan to Frank and Ethel Allen. Emma was an office manager and medical assistant for Dr. Bateman's office, where she retired. However, her true joy was spending time with her family. Emma is preceded in death by parents and siblings, Frank, Robert, Gertrude, and Beverley Allen. Emma is survived by loving husband of 70 years, Edward Bailey Jr.; sons: Edward A. Bailey and wife Suella, and Larry S. Bailey and wife Wendi; Grandchildren: Eddie, Mallory, Tara, Danny and Brett, and a host of other family and friends. A memorial service will be held on Thursday, December 07 at 11am at Gentry Morrison Funeral Home, 3350 Mall Hill Drive, Lakeland, FL 33810. Inurnment will be at Florida National Cemetery Bushnell, FL at a later date.