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Ada Poindexter Bailey / March 10, 2011
Ada Poindexter Bailey, 86, of 1025 Abbott Hill Road, Halifax died Sunday, March 6, 2011 at University of Virginia Medical Center. She was born in Halifax County on Sept. 9, 1924, a daughter of the late Bessie Poindexter and was married to the late Haywood Bailey. She was a member of New Hope C.M.E. Church, a member of the Carrie L. Logan Order of Eastern Stars of Virginia and was retired from Halifax County Public Schools.

She is survived by one daughter, Bessie McCargo of Alexandria; three grandchildren, Terry Stamps and husband Donald, Roderick McCargo and wife Kelly, Zachary McCargo; five great-grandchildren; her sister, Kathleen Bailey of Halifax; her brother, Raymond Poindexter of Halifax; three sisters-in-law, Ruth Floyd, Edna Poindexter and Jacqualine Bailey; caregivers, Barry Martin and Annie Mitchell, other relatives and friends, including Larry Byrd, Paul Mabe Jr., Dwight Poole. She was preceded in death by a son, Walter Lee Bailey and four brothers, Ocie, Joe Lee, Nell and Kenny Poindexter.

A funeral will be held Friday, March 11 at 11 a.m. at New Hope C.M.E. Church with Rev. Darryl Dennis officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the home.

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