Marcelle L. Bailey
Marcelle L. Bailey
  • September 7, 1927 - June 2, 2017
  • Ashland, Virginia

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Marcelle "Marcie" Bailey went to be with the Lord on June 2, 2017 at the age of 89. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Harold E. Bailey, her daughter, Susan D. Bailey and her grandson, Adam J. Newsome. She is survived by her daughter, Barbara K. and her husband Rob Lockridge; granddaughter, Rachael Fulop and her husband, Will; grandson, Josh Lockridge and his wife, Mandie; great-grandson, Hunter Fulop and great-granddaughter, Evey Lockridge.

Marcie was born on September 7, 1927 in Carrboro, NC. She and Harold raised their two daughters in Virginia Beach where they were charter members of Bayside Baptist Church; in their final years, they were members of First Baptist Church in Ashland. Marcie was also a member of the Order of the Eastern Star.

Following retirement, she and Harold moved from Virginia Beach to North Ft. Myers, FL where they lived for 20 years. Marcie was a devoted and loving wife, mother and grandmother and was dedicated and hardworking for Christ and His church. Marcie will be greatly missed, and her memory cherished by all.

Funeral service will be held at 1:00 pm, Friday, June 9, 2017 at First Baptist Church, 800 Thompson Street, Ashland, VA 23005. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to World Vision, P.O. Box 78481, Tacoma, WA 98481-8481. Online condolences may be made at