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Nazola Bayless

June 16, 1948 — April 11, 2022

Plain City

Nazola Bayless

 

Nazola “Sis” Bayless, age 73, of Plain City, Ohio and formerly of Bellefontaine, Ohion passed away Monday afternoon, April 11, 2022, at Dublin Methodist Hospital.

Sis was born in Lima, Ohio June 16, 1948, to the late Willie and Alice (Bursey) Eddins Sr.  She married Kenneth L. Bayless December 12, 1970, in Van Wert, Ohio, and he preceded her in death January 24, 2005.  Nazola was also preceded in death by a son, Chad Bayless in 2015; a sister, Dessie James and brothers David Eddins and Willie Eddins Jr.

Sis is survived by her children: Covett (James) Bush of Bellefontaine, Jesse (Amy) Bayless of Plain City, and Kymberly Pate of Columbus; 7 grandchildren: Jordan (Tara) Branson, Kuuchanda Brown, Jessica Bush, Trevor Bayless, Cameron Bayless, R.J. Pate, and Kendeecee Pate; 4 great-grandchildren: A-mya, Ariah, Ava, Lunnon; siblings: Herman Eddins, Curt Eddins, Doris (Ted) Kelly, and Gaines (DeeDee) Moran, all of Van Wert; and numerous nieces, nephews, and extended family members.

Sis worked as a laborer for 40 years at Siemens and retired when the plant closed.  She enjoyed watching Sci-Fi tv channel, playing the lottery, cooking, and reading. But most of all, Sis loved taking care of her family, and the entire neighborhood.

Pastor Karen Cane will officiate Sis’s funeral service Saturday, April 23, 2022, at noon at the Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home & Cremation Center in Bellefontaine, where the visitation will be held from 10 a.m. to 12 noon with the service immediately following.  

Burial will be at the Ridgeway Cemetery.  

Following the burial, the family will be having a meal at the Logan County Friendly Senior Center, 934 S. Main St. Bellefontaine.  Food donations are welcome and can be dropped off Saturday between 1 & 2 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to:  

   American Cancer Society

   5555 Frantz Rd.

   Dublin, OH 43017

The staff of the Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home & Cremation Center in Bellefontaine is honored to serve the Bayless family.

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Visitation

Saturday, April 23, 2022

10:00am - 12:00pm

Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home & Cremation Center

321 N Main Street, Bellefontaine, OH 43311

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Funeral Service

Saturday, April 23, 2022

Starts at 12:00pm

Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home & Cremation Center

321 N Main Street, Bellefontaine, OH 43311

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