Phyllis Kilby-Bailey Florida prosecutor

October 30, 1990

Services for Phyllis Marcella Kilby-Bailey, a Baltimore native who was an assistant state's attorney in Dade County, Fla., will be held at 11:30 a.m. today at the Wayland Baptist Church, 3200 Garrison Blvd.

Mrs. Kilby-Bailey, who was 35 and had spent the last six years in Pembroke, Fla., died Thursday of lupus at a Miami hospital.

Before becoming an assistant state's attorney five years ago, she worked for the firm of Mitchell and Lee in Baltimore.

The former Phyllis Marcella Kilby graduated from Milford Mill High School, the University of Pennsylvania and the University of Maryland law school.

While at Maryland, she was a bailiff for Judge Robert I. H. Hammerman, an intern in the school's Legal Services Clinic and local president of the Black American Law Students Association. She also had volunteered as a paralegal in a Legal Aid office, as assistant director of the Prisoners Rights Council and as a tutor in a literacy program at the Enoch Pratt Free Library.

Her husband, Abe A. Bailey, practices law in Pembroke Pines, Fla.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by two daughters, Camille and Lilleth Bailey, both of Pembroke Pines; a stepson, Mark Bailey of Pembroke Pines; her parents, Lawrence and Thelma Kilby of Woodlawn; three sisters, Theresa Ridley of Stuttgart, Germany, and Pamela Ruffin and Patricia Kilby, both of Baltimore; and a brother, Tyrone Kilby of Baltimore.

The family suggested contributions to the Lupus Foundation.

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