Darline Marie (Harlow) Bailey, 55, of Fort Wayne, Indiana, passed away Thursday, April 22, 2021 at Parkview North Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne. She was born December 21, 1965 to the late Fredrick Eugene Harlow, Sr. and Shirley Ann (Sullivan) Harlow in Holyoke, Massachusetts. She worked as an activities director’s assistant in the health care field and was a member of the Catholic faith. Darline loved plants and had a green thumb. She was fond of orchids and humming birds. She definitely loved nature and enjoyed tending her garden and flower beds. Darline was quirky and liked being silly at times. She has given her loved one’s good memories of poems and sayings that was only known by her. She could light up a room, loved to laugh, and her joy was contagious.
Darline is survived by her fiancé, Greg Bumpus of Fort Wayne, Indiana; children, Branden Bailey (Preston Ward) of Centralia, Illinois, Alexandria Crane (Bryan) of Poplar Bluff, Missouri, Wesley Vaughan-Luke (Brooklyn Lawson) of Fort Wayne, Indiana, and Ashley and Ian Vaughan-Luke both of Greenville, Missouri; siblings, Brenda L. Morris of Grayling, Michigan, Sheery Evilsizer of Flora, Illinois, Fredrick Eugene Harlow, Jr. (Debra) of Mt. Vernon, Illinois, and Corrine M. Ullery (Bill) of Mt. Vernon, Illinois; grandchildren, Zoey Ella Marie Crane and Zayne Leon Joseph Crane; future sister in law, Brenda Bumpus; several nieces, nephews, and great-nieces and great-nephews; and her beloved animal companions, Felix and Tigger.
She was preceded in death by her parents; brother in law, Frank M. Morris; and nephews, Patrick Evilsizer and Jimmy Branon.
A celebration of Darline’s life will take place at a later date.
For those who wish, in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions and donations may be given to Colvin Funeral Home located at 425 N. Main St., Princeton, IN 47670. Colvin Funeral Home is honored to be entrusted with the care of the Bailey family during this difficult time.
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