Dorothy Bailey(1911 - 2013)

Dorothy Anne Bailey

Venton —Dorothy Anne Shelton Bailey (102) of Venton, Maryland was born on January 9, 1911, although for many years she celebrated it on September 15th. Dorothy passed to glory peacefully on Tuesday, January 15, 2013 at Aurora Living Center (formally) Manokin Manor. She was the wife of the late John B. Bailey, Sr. she was preceded in death by three brothers, Leola, Purnell, George and one sister, Emma White; six children, John Jr., Robert, Rodney, Thomas, Shirley and Phyllis Bailey; one daughter-in -law Pearl Bailey and two grandsons Robert, Jr. and Clinton Bailey.

She is survived by two daughters, Diane Tilghman, Princess Anne, MD and Joyce (William) Hopkins, Millsboro, DE, one son Russell (Charlotte) Bailey, Hebron, MD. She is also survived by several generations of grandchildren nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Services will be on Saturday January 26, 2013 at noon with viewing one hour prior to service at Metropolitan United Methodist Church, Princess Anne, MD, with a viewing Friday from 6-8pm also at the church. A Interment at Venton Cemetery

A special thanks to Dorothy's second family Bedford wing at Aurora Living Center for the compassionate care. Services entrusted to Bennie Smith Funeral Home -Salisbury.

Published in The Daily Times on Jan. 24, 2013