Ann Bailey – MARCH 7, 1937 – OCT. 30, 2021


Mrs. Ann Wallace Bailey, 84, of Jacks Creek passed away Saturday morning, Oct. 30, 2021 at her home. Funeral Services were 11 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 2, at Shackelford Funeral Directors – Crook Avenue Chapel with Dr. James Huggins, Joel Barnes and Heather Durham officiating. Burial followed at Unity Cemetery. The family received friends at Crook Avenue Chapel from 4-8 p.m. Monday, Nov. 1.
She was born March 7, 1937 and reared in Chester County, the Roby Community, the daughter of the late Thomas DeWayne and Audrey Ann Melton Wallace. She graduated from Chester County High School in 1956. She married Lance Bailey Feb. 22, 1958. They made their home at Jacks Creek.
She was a home economist with the Chester County Home Extension Service. She partnered with her husband, Lance, in Bailey Construction as the bookkeeper.
She had been a member of Unity Baptist Church for over 60 years where she taught Sunday school, was director of women’s missions and was involved in the church’s different works and ministries. She taught GA’s and Acteens at the church. She and Lance were involved in foreign missions with trips to Africa, Venezuela and Mexico.
She was active in Chester County Meals on Wheels and a member of the FCE Home Demonstration Club. She was a member of the Daughters of American Revolution.
She is survived by her husband; son, Wade Bailey of Luray; daughter, Andrea (Tony) Bailey Holland of Jacks Creek; brother, Charles Wallace of Cordova; sister, Jean Coady of Bartlett; three grandchildren, Ashley (Joel) Barnes of Henderson, Heather (Jeremy) Durham of Beech Bluff and Brittany Bailey; and four great-grandchildren, Coleman Durham, Harper Bailey, Weston Barnes and Hazel Durham.
She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Harold Wallace and James Wallace; sister, Mary Nell Lumpkins; and grandchild, Brian Lee Holland.