Tevin Maurice Bailey – 1998-2021

Tevin Maurice Bailey – 1998-2021

Tevin Maurice Bailey, 23, was born on November 23, 1998. He was a welcomed addition to the family of Toney and Robbie Bailey. He departed this life on November 25, 2021.

Tevin was a member of Union Valley Missionary Baptist Church, and a very talented drummer for the church choir for many years.

He was a 2016 graduate of Lonoke High School and member of the school band from Middle School through High School.

Following graduation, Tevin attended Arkansas State University and pursued a major in journalism. His dream was to work for ESPN, so he managed to get a job at the ASU radio station and worked his way into management. He also played cymbals in the ASU marching band.

Tevin had a very outgoing personality and made friends easily. He loved to cook, especially baking sweets for family and friends, and was working on starting his own baking business.

Tevin leaves to mourn his memory: parents, Toney and Robbie Bailey; two sisters, LaToya LeGrant and Clarissa Miles; one brother, Cedric Bailey; three nephews, Cameron Sigears, Kayden and Ian Rucker; uncles, Stephen (Dorenda) Fowler and Robert (Cynthia) Fowler Jr.; aunts; Lisa Fulton, Dannette Tabor, Eudora Bailey, Sharon (Charles) Bryant and Carmen Weaver; and a host of extended family and friends.

There will be a walk-through visitation 12 noon-4:30 p.m., on Friday, December 3, 2021, Ruffin & Jarrett Funeral Home, 1200 Chester Street, Little Rock, Ark. Masks are required and social spacing is observed. Funeral services Saturday, December 4, 2021, 11 a.m., at Union Valley Baptist Church, Lonoke, Ark.
Interment will follow at St. Matthew Cemetery, Kerr, Ark.

4 thoughts on “Tevin Maurice Bailey – 1998-2021”

  • To Mr. Bailey and Family,,
    Words can not express just how sorry I am about the loss of your son. I pray that God will give you and your family strength during your time of sorrow.
    Florene, Bryan and Brittney Gaston

  • To Toney, Robbie, and all who knew and loved Tevin. Please accept my most sincere condolences. Knowing that there are no words that can heal the pain of losing a loved one, we do know that God is faithful and He is an ever present help in our times of trouble. Our prayers are with you all during this difficult time.
    Lisa Glover
    Harvest, Alabama

  • Toney and family, my heart breaks for you in the loss of Tevin. Praying for God’s Grace to surround you in the difficult days ahead., while still rejoicing in the assurance that you will see him again.

  • Tevin was one of my students at Arkansas State University. He was a joy to teach and would often stop by to visit with me to discuss class matters. He was an inspiration to in that he never allowed his vision challenge stop him from dreaming and striving to be all that he could be. He will be missed so much. RIL!

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