Grace R. (Larrabee) Bailey of Knox, the widow of Richard L. Bailey Sr., died peacefully at home Jan. 10, 2012 with her family. She was born Aug. 29, 1927 in Knox, the daughter of Linwood F. and Eulalia R. (Fox) Larrabee.

She is survived by her children, Steven D. Bailey of Portland, Dennis R. Bailey and his wife Dorothy, Richard L. Bailey Jr., Laurent G. Bailey, Timothy M. Bailey and his wife Jill, all of Knox, William A. Bailey and his wife Sonia of Unity, Linda G. Bissell and her husband Frank of Knox, Mildred M. Twiddy of Norfolk, Va., Poncho Bailey and Roxann F. Bailey, both of Knox; a brother, Franklin Larrabee of Waterville; and a sister, Leona Curtis of Bridgton.

Besides her husband, she was predeceased by her parents; her brothers, Laurent G., Lucien O., Edward, Howard T., and John Larrabee; and her sisters, Pauline Larrabee, Ethel Philbrick and Alice Roderick.

Visiting hours will be held Friday, Jan. 20 at 10 a.m. with the service following at 11 a.m. at Riposta Funeral Home, 182 Waldo Ave. in Belfast. Burial will be private at Union Cemetery in East Knox at a later date.

Donations may be made to the Thorndike Congregational Church in her memory. Online condolences may be offered to the family at