We are Proud to Introduce
the 2017 Parade Marshal:
Carol has spent her life living on tow farms and enjoyed 4-H and Grange as a teenager. In 1957 she was a Rose Queen when the was part of 4-H. Later that year she married Lynden Bailey and they had three children. Lynden and Carol had 43 years together before his passing in 2000. Carol now has six grandchildren and three great grandsons.
A graduate of Lyons Central School she was employed there as a teaching assistant in reading and math for 35 years.
Carol has served in several capacities in her Community Grange, Eureka, in Lyons. On the Pomona or County Level she was elected Lecturer or Program Chairman, Master/ President and currently is Secretary. On the State Level she is a past Deputy State Master, Ceres, Lecturer and Executive Committee Member. Several years ago she was appointed historian for New York State Grange Museum at Cortland, she serves on the board and is also Curator.
From 1995-1998 she served on the Lecturer’s Advisory Committee of National Grange. Carol was the chair of the Hosting Committee for National Grange when it met in Rochester, NY in 2004.
Grange has been an important part of her life for more the SIXTY YEARS.
Carol also is involved with three Historical Societies and enjoys pursuing her artistic, architectural, vintage clothing, barn preservation and other hobbies.