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Virginia Bohannon Bailey

Mrs. Virginia Bohannon Bailey of Virgilina died Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013, at the age of 99. 

She was born in Virgilina on June 1, 1913 to the late Dr. Alvah Parrish Bohannon Sr. and the late Annie Crowell Bohannon and was married to the late Francis M. Bailey. 

Mrs. Bailey was a graduate of Averett College and taught school in Virgilina. She was a member of the Christian Church in Virgilina where she served as organist for approximately 50 years.

Survivors include six nieces and two nephews. 

In addition to her husband and parents, a sister, Rebecca B. McKinney and two brothers, Alvah Parrish Bohannon Jr. and James H. Bohannon, preceded her in death.

Graveside services were held on Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013, at 2 p.m. in Virgilina Cemetery with the Rev. Norman Talley officiating.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to Virgilinia Fire Department, P.O. Box 266, Virgilina, VA 24598.

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