Michele Bailey, 49, Churubusco, passed away at 7:50 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2016, at Parkview Regional Medical Center, Fort Wayne.
She was born on Sept. 28, 1966, in Fort Wayne, a daughter of Larry and Jerri (Moss) Cooney. She spent her formative years in Minnesota, and moved back to Fort Wayne after graduation.
She enjoyed art and would draw anything. Michele was a member of Wesley Chapel Methodist Church, Churubusco.
The surviving relatives include her significant other: Harry Crance; her parents: Larry and Jerilynn Cooney; her daughter: Torrie (Michael) Strong; her son: Justin Bailey; a brother: Darren Gongaware; a sister: Chrissy Gongaware; her grandson: Everett Strong. She was preceded in death by her father: Dean Gongaware.
Memorial services will be held at 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 5, at Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church, with Pastor Larry Smith officiating. The family will receive friends at the Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church from 4-7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 5.
Sheets and Childs Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.
For those who wish, memorials may be directed to family in c/o Harry.