Mrs. Linda Dale Bailey, 79, of Saxis, wife of the late Lodie Bailey, passed away April 5, 2021, in Onancock.
Born April 24, 1941, in Crisfield, Md., she was the daughter of the late Lincoln Ward and the late Frances Cox Ward. Linda was a homemaker and loved to take care of and cook for her family and friends. She was the ultimate hostess and always enjoyed having her family with her. She also enjoyed swimming, the water, gardening, and taking care of her flowers.
Linda is survived by two sons, Bill Bailey (Melanie), of Saxis, and Bruce Bailey, of Saxis; two daughters, Terri Bailey Krobot (Stephen), of Shrewsbury, Pa., and Tricia Bailey Wallace (Shawn), of Onancock; eight grandchildren, Brooke Taylor, William Bailey, Raquell Bailey, Kaileigh Krobot, Kristen Krobot, Paige Krobot, Connor Wallace, and Liam Wallace; one great-grandchild, Kinsley Palmer; sisters, Clara Mancini, Phyllis Nelson, Lillian Morgan, Gwen Chapman, and Frances Williams.
Other than her husband, Lodie, Linda was preceded in death by a daughter, Beth Bailey; and four brothers, Sonny Ward, Tommy Ward, Gus Ward, and George Ward.
A memorial service will be held Saturday, April 10, at 2 p.m., from the Saxis United Methodist Church with the Rev. Jefferson officiating.
Should friends desire, memorial contributions may be made to the Saxis Volunteer Fire Department, P.O. Box 98, Saxis, VA 23427, or Saxis United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 94, Saxis, VA 23427.
Arrangements are by the Thornton Funeral Home in Parksley.