Birdy N. Dailey
Birdy N. Dailey, age 76, of Knoxville, passed away Wednesday, July 27, 2011. She was preceded in death by her parents, John Harrison and Nellie Haynes Hodge; infant sons, Donnie and Lester; brother, Greenway Hodge; and sisters, Nealie Ward and Ruby Spears. She is survived by her loving husband of 59 years, Chester Dailey; children and in-laws, Deborah and Stephen Stiner, Carson and Tammy Dailey, Johnny and Paige Dailey, Craig Dailey, and Terry and Lisa Dailey; grandchildren, Jeremy Dailey, Danielle Loveday, Zack Dailey, Amber Dailey, Colby Dailey, Chase White, and Tanner White; great-grandsons, Logan and Gabe Loveday; sisters, Blonnie Moser and Nora McCulloch; brothers, Reed and John Jr. Hodge; family friend, Scott Daniels; and a host of nieces, nephews, other family, and friends. Special thanks to the 2nd Floor Staff at NHC Heath Care with special thanks to Eddie, Moses, Penny, Richard, Edva, and all her other caretakers. Funeral service will be held 8:00 PM Thursday, July 28, 2011, at Miller Funeral Home Magnolia Chapel, Rev. Frank Cannon and Rev. Tommy Self officiating. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to NHC Health Care--Fort Sanders for The Foundation for Geriatric Education (2120 Highland Ave., Knoxville, TN 37916, (865) 525-4131). Family and friends will gather 10:00 AM Friday at Sherwood Memorial Gardens for the interment. The family will receive friends from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM Thursday at Miller Funeral Home, Maryville, (865) 982-6041, www.millerfuneralhome.org.