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Dolores Bailey

July 23, 1931 — June 25, 2024

Dolores Elsner Bailey, 92, wife of the late William T. Bailey, Jr. and a resident of Cape Charles, VA, went home to be with her heavenly father on Tuesday, June 25, 2024, at Riverside Regional Medical Center in Newport News, VA. A native of the Eastern Shore, she was the daughter of the late Joseph Edward Elsner and the late Verleader Anne Charnock Elsner.

She is survived by her daughter, Donna Bailey-Woolard and her husband William, of Rocky Mount, NC; brother -in-law, Jackie Lee Bailey; grandson, BJ Woolard and his wife Becca; great- granddaughter, Emma Woolard; numerous cousins and friends throughout North Carolina and Virginia; and Larry Lewis, her caretaker for many years. Mrs. Bailey was a friend and mother to her daughter Donna Jo’s friends and loved her four legged creatures and treated them like children and her dog, Spice, misses her terribly.

A Funeral Mass will be conducted Tuesday, July 2, 2024, at 1:00 PM at St. Charles Catholic Church with Father J. Michael Breslin officiating. Interment will follow in Cape Charles Cemetery. Family will receive friends Sunday afternoon from 2:00PM til 3:30PM at Wilkins-Doughty Funeral Home, 119 Pine Street, Cape Charles, VA 23310. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Charles Catholic Church, 545 Randolph Avenue, Cape Charles, VA 23310.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.doughtyfuneralhome.com

Arrangements were made by Wilkins- Doughty Funeral Home in Cape Charles, Virginia.

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