December 4, 2020

Mrs. Barbara Hand

Mrs. Barbara Ann Bailey Hand, age 75, of Roopville, GA passed away Sunday July 23, 2017.

Funeral services for Mrs. Hand will be conducted Tuesday July 25, 2017 at 11:00 AM from Antioch Baptist Church with Jamie Meeks, Greg Dixon, and Tate Gosdin officiating.

Interment will follow in the church cemetery.

The family will accept visitors at Stutts Funeral Home Monday evening from 6:00 – 8:00 PM.

Mrs. Hand was born October 11, 1941 in Heard County, GA to the late Roy Hoke Bailey and Mary Lee Dowdy Bailey.

She joined Antioch Baptist Church at an early age and was a member for more than 70 years. She loved her church and her church family dearly.

She earned a business degree from Massey College and worked as an information systems technician for West Georgia Health System. She retired with over 30 years of service.

She had a special place in her heart for her family, who supported her during her fight against cancer and was a constant source of strength. Her great-grandchild, Cannon, always accompanied her to her treatments.

In her spare time, she was a big sports fan, and especially enjoyed watching basketball and football. Her favorite team was the Georgia Bulldogs.

Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law, Tim and Vicki Hand, and Charlie and Sue Hand; eight grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; one sister, Brenda Milam; a special aunt, Patsy Dowdy; her special companion, her dog Bama; and a number of other relatives and friends.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Greg Hand, and a sister, Dorothy Jean Bailey.

Flowers will be accepted, or donations to West Georgia Hospice may be made in her memory.

Those who wish may write memorial tributes at

Stutts Funeral Home of Franklin, GA in charge of arrangements.



  1. The Chemistry Teacher says

    Truly sorry to hear of your loss.

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