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Bedaparlé, LLC is the enterprise that oversees Beatrice Toney Bailey’s many activities. This company is responsible for coordinating the activities surrounding  Bea’s book, “Farewell, My Friend,” her television show, “Bea-On Bereavement – the Power of Planning,” and her many speaking engagements and making them available to the public.

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Beatrice Toney Bailey
Author & Lecturer


Beatrice Bailey was born and raised in Davenport, Iowa to a Baptist minister and a mother who was a gospel-recording artist. She has three sisters and one brother. She attended the University of Iowa and graduated with a BA in Psychology from California State University, Sacramento.

Retired since 2004 from management positions with both the Xerox Corporation and the State of California, Bea now conducts customized seminars on “Budgeting for the Not So Rich and Famous,” “Putting the Puzzle Pieces Together…The Ultimate Balancing Act,” as well as interview techniques entitled, “Selling the Sizzle and Not the Steak.” In addition, she is an active member of St. Paul Baptist Church in Sacramento, CA, where she is an Adult Sunday School teacher.  She is a co-facilitator of a national GriefShare Support Group. Bea is a Head Feature Writer for Senior Magazine of Northern California.  She writes a monthly newspaper column entitled, “Uniquely Bea”. for the 50+ Newspaper, Denver, Colorado.

Currently, she has authored a best selling book, entitled, "Farewell, My Friend” and is conducting presentations and book signings throughout the United States and Mexico.  Radio Luz”, a Spanish Speaking Christian Radio Station, has interviewed her multiple times.  Bea was selected to be included in a book by The Author’s Show as one of the "50 Outstanding Writers You Should Be Reading”. 

Bea is producing and hosting a new innovative television show, “A-Z with Bea”, which aired in November 2009 on RCCTV, Sacramento, CA.

To relax, Bea likes to work out at the gym, walk, knit, paint, sew, cook, garden, and read.  Traveling within the United States, Mexico, Asia, the Caribbean and Europe is one of Bea’s true passions.   She has two married children, one “bonus son”, five wonderful grandchildren and one great-granddaughter. She resides in Northern California.

For more information, please log onto Bea’s website, 
Beatrice Toney Bailey

PO Box 2444
. Citrus Heights, CA 95611-2444
Work: (916) 745-3454 Cell:   (916) 812-8459   

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