The funeral for Jonathan M. Bailey, 22, of 565 Lanier Road, Holly Hill, will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, April 23, 2011, at Lake Marion High School, 3656 TeeVee Road, Santee, with the Rev. Julius Steed and the Rev. William Bailey officiating. Burial will be in Greater Unity AME Church Cemetery in Holly Hill.
Jonathan was born in Orangeburg, a son of Johnny Jefferson and Carolyn Bailey Jefferson. He grew up in Holly Hill and completed high school with Lake Marion's Class of 2006. He did further studies at Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College and was presently enrolled at South Carolina State University, expecting to complete an electrical engineering degree in December 2011. He was employed by Cracker Barrel in Orangeburg.
His survivors include his parents of the home; two sisters, Kiana Bailey of Charlotte, N.C., and Devea Bailey of Holly Hill; maternal grandparents, Benjamin Bailey and Dora Council Bailey of Holly Hill; his paternal grandparents; two nephews, X'Zavion D. Brown and Jananius M. Salley; and a host of uncles, aunts, many cousins, classmates and friends.
Family and friends may call at the residence and at Shuler-Marshall Funeral Home, 1235 Unity Road, Holly Hill, SC.