Bailey, 29, died this morning in a New York hospital where she had been admitted for the past several weeks.
She was diagnosed with lupus in 2012.
In a 2017 interview with the Flair Magazine, she recounted how her father helped her through the illness.
“He would sleep on my bed at nights to help me go to the bathroom,” she recounted.
In 2014, Bailey lost her mother to lupus and that same year, she emerged as a finalist in the Miss Universe Jamaica pageant.