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Henry Marshall Bailey / May 30, 2019

Henry Marshall Bailey, 76, of Ridge Street, South Boston died Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital. He was born in Halifax County on July 25, 1942, son of the late Henry Sterling Bailey and Louise Lee Bailey. He was married to Sarah Barksdale Bailey and was a member of Peaceful Tabernacle Baptist Church.

In addition to his wife, Mr. Bailey is survived by five children, Henry Bailey Jr. of Durham, N.C., John Miller Jr. (Denise) of Chester, Pa., Jerry Miller of Wilmington, Del., Gail Morris (Minister Raymond) of Eddystone, Pa., and Diane Miller-Webb (Kenyan) of Raleigh, N.C.; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren; one sister, Christine H. Williams of New York; five brothers-in-law, four sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by six sisters, Rene Bailey, Mary Bailey, Frances Bailey, Elizabeth Bailey, Kitty Collins and Louise Bailey and one brother, James Bailey.

A funeral will be held Saturday, June 1, at 11 a.m. at Peaceful Tabernacle Baptist Church with Rev. Jackie Stamps officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Public viewing will be Friday from 10 a.m.-8 p.m. at Jeffress Funeral Home. The family will receive friends at 2005 Ridge Street, South Boston.

Arrangements by Jeffress Funeral Home.

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