Virginia R. Bailey Russell, 95, of Carlisle, passed away on Tuesday, October 6, 2015 at Claremont Nursing
& Rehabilitation Center, Carlisle. She was born June 12, 1920 in Shippensburg, a daughter of the late
Samuel Howard Reed and Ida Mae (Baughman) Bailey.
retired from Big Spring School District after 10 years of service in the custodial department. She also
worked at the former Carlisle Tire & Rubber Co. for 18 years. She was a member of Good Shepherd Community
United Methodist Church, Carlisle.
She is survived by
three sons; Jack Bailey and Jerry Bailey, both of Carlisle and James Bailey of Scotland, two daughters; Joyce Bailey Lehman
of Wassilla, AK and Janice Wiser of Huntingdon, many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
Virginia was predeceased by one son, Donald Jay Bailey, one brother, Donald Reed, one grandson, Jeff Bailey and one
great-grandson, Travis Dechene.
A memorial service
will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, October 14, 2015 in the Good Shepherd Community United Methodist Church, 2135 Ritner
Highway, Carlisle, PA 17015. Rev. Scott Hocker will officiate. Interment will be private
at Upper Frankford Brick Church Cemetery. Memorial donations in Virginia’s name may be made to her
church. Ewing Brothers Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
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many prayers and thoughts go out to you Jim
julie rickabaugh cappe
We were sorry to hear about you mother. You are in our prayers.
Larry and Carol Williams
We're very sorry for your
loss. Mother's mean so much to us all.
May God bless and keep you.
Paul "Teddy" & Sharon
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