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Marie Bailey Hines | Obituary

LANDER – Mary Bailey Hines, 84, of Lander, Wyoming passed away peacefully in Gillette, Wyoming on June 7, 2022. A Christian Burial Mass will be held June 14, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Lander , Wyoming. Interment at Mount Hope Cemetery will follow Mass. Visitation will be held at Hudson’s Funeral Home in Lander, Wyoming on June 13, 2022 at 6:00 p.m. followed by a Rosary at 7:00 p.m.

She is predeceased by her husband, William Llewellyn Hines, Sr.; his son, Nicholas Jonathan Hines; and her parents: Mary Florence Roddy Bailey and Ruby Shaffer Bailey; his brother, John Francis Bailey and his sister, Katherine Bailey Swearingen.

She is survived by her son, William (Ruth Stender) Hines; son, Paul Hines; son, Mark (Lynette) Hines; daughter, Meg (Mike) Bohn; son, Daniel (Candice) Hines; and his son, John Hines; his grandchildren: Abbey (Jared), Mariana, Caleb, Nicholas, Jacob, Matthew (McKenna), Ryan, Alexander, Margaret, Catherine, Joseph, Theodore, Christopher, John Gary, Gianna, Francis, Lucia, and Misty: rear -grandsons: Henry and Oliver, as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

Mary Edith Bailey, affectionately nicknamed ME (Emmy) was born on May 10, 1938 in Thurmont, Maryland. She was raised on a farm as the second of three children born to Mary and Shaffer Bailey. She would go on to become the salutatorian of her class, earning her bachelor’s degree in nursing from St. Joseph’s College in Emmitsburg, Maryland in 1960. She headed west the same year she was a public health nurse at Wolf Point, Montana on the Fort Peck Indian Reservation. In 1962, she moved to Wyoming to become a nurse on the Wind River Indian Reservation, where she met her husband William Llewellyn Hines Sr. They were married on June 29, 1963. Wyoming became her permanent home and they would continue to be 7 years old. children, 18 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren.

Alongside her husband, she spent her life as a devoted wife and mother and helped with the bookkeeping for many years while they were in business with Don and Sharon Hines in Fort Washakie, Wyoming. Mrs. Hines was very active in Holy Rosary Catholic Church for many, many years and served in the Society of St. Anne. She has also been an active member of the National Right to Life Committee and has written numerous articles advocating for the right to life.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you make a donation in Mary Bailey Hines’ name to one of the following organizations: Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Lander WY; The National Committee for the Right to Life; or Catholic Charities USA.

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