Dorothy O. Bailey, 95, passed away February 22, 2020 in Kansas City, MO. Graveside services will be held at Rowan Memorial Park in Salisbury, North Carolina, on Saturday, March 7, at 1:30 PM.
Dorothy was born September 22, 1924 in Endicott, NY to Wilbert and Marie (Lawson) Ogden. She attended college in Skidmore, NY, and was a Pharmacy Tech 2 in the Naval Waves Reserves during WWII. She married William N. Bailey, Jr., on May 14, 1955 at the United Methodist Church in Endicott. Dorothy was a homemaker and also worked as a bus driver for the Endicott school system, and later as a weaver for Cannon Mills in Kannapolis, NC. She was active in church and Bible studies, and enjoyed gardening. Dorothy and Bill were involved in the Hornets Nest antique car club in North Carolina.
Dorothy was preceded in death by her husband, William. She is survived by five children: Mary (Gene) Smith, Joan (Gordon) Hiebert, Anne (Lynn) Snedaker, Judson (Becky) Bailey, and Charlotte Frank; 11 grandchildren: and 31 great grandchildren.