The Life and Legacy of Reverend Dr. Bertrand Maurice Bailey, Sr.On August 27, 1949, the fourth child of Reverend Manuel Lee and Bertha Mae Bailey came into this world, bringing joy to their family. His mother, Bertha Mae Bailey, proudly gave him, her initials and a part of her name, B.M.B. – Bertrand Maurice Bailey. Bertrand was born and reared in the ‘cotton patch’ town of McKinney, Texas. In his elementary years, he accepted Christ at his father’s church – First Baptist Church McKinney.