BAILEY, WILLIE A. - age 92, formerly of Knoxville, passed away Wednesday, September 11, 2013 in Richmond, Virginia.
She was a member of Buffat Heights Baptist Church and preceded in death by her husband, Hermon Ralph Bailey; parents, Stephen and Mary Luttrell Ailshie; brothers and sisters, Grace Ailshie, Virgia Ailshie, Horace Ailshie, Elma Bible, Vannie Ross Ailshie, Martha Lee Porter, Cue Maupin, Neva Brown, Glenn Ailshie, Mary Kathryn Lauten, Christine Sartin, and Lura Maude Snowden.
Survivors: daughter and son-in-law, Joyce and David Lesher of Richmond, Virginia; grandchildren, Brent Lesher and wife Laura, Kristian Lesher and wife Jeannie, all of Richmond, Virginia, Dr. Katrina Lesher and husband Andrew Schneps of Orlando, Florida; great-grandchildren, Ryan, Cameron, Evelyn, and Graham Lesher, Braden and Abigail Lesher, all of Richmond, Virginia; brothers, James Ailshie of Mohawk, Tennessee and Charles Ailshie of Greenville, Tennessee; niece, Betsy Foster and husband Bruce of Knoxville.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Parkinson's Disease Foundation, 1359 Broadway, Suite 1509, New York, NY 10018 or Buffat Heights Baptist Church Building Fund, 2800 Mill Road, Knoxville, TN 37924.
The family and friends will meet 10:45 a.m. Saturday at Greenwood Cemetery for a graveside service and interment at 11:00 a.m. with Reverend Jim Henry officiating.
Friends may call at their convenience at Stevens Mortuary.
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