Mary Frances Owen Bailey Obituary

   Written by on June 8, 2017 at 9:29 am

Fort Mitchell, Va.

Mary Frances Owen Bailey, age 81, of Fort Mitchell, Virginia, passed away on Wednesday, May 31, 2017. She was born on June 30, 1935 in Lunenburg County, Va. to the late Robert Henry Bohannon and the late Mary Lillian Owen. She was a member of Salem Christian Church in Fort Mitchell. Mary Frances is survived by two sons, Bobby Bailey of Fort Mitchell and David Bailey and his wife, Karon, of Abilene, Va.; one daughter, Donna Phillips and her husband, Bobby of Rock Hill, S.C.; eight grandchildren, Tanya Marshall, Kristy Elliott, Stephanie Phillips, Courtney Bailey, Russell Phillips, Casey Bailey, Tony Phillips, and Travis Phillips; ten great-grandchildren and one great-great grandchild. She is also survived by her sister, Nancy Watson of Halifax, Va.; numerous nieces and nephews; and devoted friends, Arlene Newcomb and Carolyn Ward. She was predeceased by her husband, Earnest Bailey and brother, William Owen. Funeral services were held on Sunday, June 4, 2017 at 3 p.m. at Salem Christian Church. Visitation began one hour prior to the service. Interment followed in the church cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please consider memorial contributions to VCU CMH Oncology, Attn: Mary Hardin, P.O. Box 90, South Hill, VA 23970 or Hospice of Virginia, 202 Clark St., Farmville, VA 23901. Online condolences may be expressed at www.newcomballgoodfh.com. Newcomb Allgood Funeral Home in Chase City will be handling the arrangements.

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