Wife of former UA president dies

Dr. Jan Tillery-Bailey, the wife of former University of Alabama president, Dr. Guy Bailey, has died.{} Bailey died Sunday at Trinity Hospital in Birmingham.{} The cause of her death has not yet been released.{} However, she was battling with a serious illness.{} Dr. Guy Bailey was hired as president of the University of Alabama last summer.{} Nearly two months later, he resigned from the post to take care of his ailing wife.


Dr. Judy Bonner, UA's current president, released a statement following Bailey's death.{} She says, "The University of Alabama is deeply saddened over thepassing of Dr. Jan Tillery-Bailey and wishes to extended our heartfeltsympathies to Guy and their entire family. Everyone who got to know Jan wasinspired by her courage, her spirit and her determination.{} The thoughts and prayers of the entire UAfamily are with the Baileys during this sad time"

Funeral arrangements have not yet been released.