Obituary for Debera A. Bailey

Debera Ann Bailey, 52, of Berryville, Virginia, died Tuesday, September 20, 2011 in the Winchester Medical Center.

Mrs. Bailey was born October 7, 1958 in Middleburg, Virginia, the daughter of Robert F. Bailey, Jr. and Alice Virginia Jackson Bettis.

She was a bus driver for Clarke County School System and worked with handicapped children. She loved and cared about each and every student on her bus. She was also a bartender for the Berryville VFW. Debbie was a devoted and loving mother. Her son, Allen, was her pride and joy.

Surviving with her father are a son, Richard Allen Jackson Griffith of Berryville, VA; a brother, Robert F. Bailey III and his wife, Robyn of Leesburg, VA; her loving companion, Ricky Allen Braithwaite and his son, Daniel Leedy Braithwaite, both of Berryville, VA; and friends Ron and Becky Allanson of Berryville, VA.

A funeral service will be held 11:00 A. M. Monday, September 26, 2011 at the Enders & Shirley Funeral Home Chapel, Berryville with Rev. Tom Keithley officiating. Burial will be private.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 – 8:00 P. M. Sunday evening at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Richard Allen Jackson Griffith Memorial Fund, c/o Bank of Clarke County, 2 E. Main St., Berryville, VA 22611 or to Blue Ridge Hospice, 333 W. Cork St., Winchester, VA 22601.

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  1. Debbie’s bright smile will definitely be missed.

  2. Debbie was a beautiful person inside and out. Words cannot express how saddened I am for this loss. My thoughts and prayers to Allen and to Ricky….