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Etha Mae Bailey

Etha Mae Bailey, American dietician. Registered dietitian, licensed cosmetologist. Named Boss of Year, Business & Professional Women's Club, 1977; Children's Bureau fellow, University Tennessee, 1962.


  • Bailey, Etha Mae was born on March 10, 1937 in Lee County, South Carolina, United States. Daughter of Alva Laverne and Clara Eltie (Stokes) McCaskill.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Winthrop College, Rock Hill, South Carolina, 1957. Master of Science, University Tennessee, 1963.


    • Public health nutritionist Department Public Health, Nashville, Knoxville, 1963—1966. Instructor St. Mary's School Nursing, 1966—1967. Food service consultant Florida Department Education, Tallahassee, 1968—1969.

      Food service supervisor Pinellas School Board, Clearwater, 1969—1980. Food service director Indian River School Board, Vero Beach, since 1980.

    Major achievements

    • Registered dietitian, licensed cosmetologist.


    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


    The separation of church and state has guaranteed the diversity of religious expressions and the freedom to worship God according to each person’s conscience. However, separation of church and state permit interaction.

    Party affiliation: Republican


    A mature Christian can reach a state where the love of God reigns supreme in the heart. No one can be perfect in an absolute way, as God is. But it is possible to be perfect in love to God.

    Denomination: Methodist


    Every Church member should be trusted with responsibilities. In building the local Methodist groups or 'societies', they should be trained to maintain the meetings and give pastoral care and challenge to the members.


    Member of Florida School Food Service Association (chairman nutrition committee 1972, member personnel committee, supervisory secretary 1980-1981), Society Nutrition Education, American School Food Service Association, American Dietetic Association.



    Camping, sewing.


    • Married William Oscar Bailey, May 24, 1973.
    • father: Alva Laverne McCaskill
    • mother: Clara Eltie (Stokes) McCaskill
    • spouse: William Oscar Bailey
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    Born March 10, 1937