J.L. Bailey ó Jasperís Eastside pastor Bailey dies at 62 comment (0)
October 24, 2013
By Neisha Fuson
J.L. Bailey, who served as pastor of Eastside Baptist Church, Jasper, for 25 years, died Oct. 13. He was 62.
Bailey, a native of Jasper, became a Christian at age 22 and attended Farmstead
Baptist Church, Jasper, before being ordained.
He graduated from Walker State Technical College in Jasper (now Bevill State Community College) and attended New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary’s extension campus in Birmingham.
Bailey served as pastor of Calvary Baptist Church, Dora, before moving his ministry to Eastside Baptist.
He is survived by his wife, Linda, four children and seven grandchildren.