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Virginia Louise Shipman Bailey
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Birth: Aug. 19, 1922
Memphis
Shelby County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Sep. 29, 1990
Memphis
Shelby County
Tennessee, USA

MRS. VIRGINIA SHIPMAN BAILEY, 68, of Memphis, retired director of guest services for Baptist Memorial Hospital, where she was employed for almost 30 years, died Saturday at Baptist Memorial Hospital. Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Bellevue Baptist Church with entombment in Memorial Park Mausoleum. Memorial Park Funeral Home has charge. Mrs. Bailey joined the hospital in 1961 as director of hostesses. During her career she developed and implemented the Action Line and the volunteer services organization at BMH. She was a member of the Tennessee and American Hospital Associations. A former longtime member of Bellevue Baptist Church, she was drama director and assisted in writing and adapting scripts for various musical productions t here. She was a former adult Sunday school department director, past leader of new member orientation courses in church training and a former member of the sanctuary choir. She was past president of both the Shelby and Tennessee Baptist Pastors' Wives Associations and was a member of the Southern Baptist Pastors' Wives Conference. She was a member of Germantown Baptist Church. She leaves her husband, Rev. Elmer F. Bailey; three sons, Ramsey Bailey of Memphis, James Bailey of Atlanta and Roger Bailey o f New Orleans; a sister, Mrs. Sue Dodd of Lookout Mountain, Tenn., and nine grandchildren. The family requests any memorials be sent to the Baptist Memorial Health Care Foundation, Virginia S. Bailey Memorial Fund, 899 Madison, Memphis 38146. (Published in The Commercial Appeal on September 30, 1990) 
 
Burial:
Memorial Park Cemetery
Memphis
Shelby County
Tennessee, USA
 
Created by: Donna Londeen
Record added: Jan 22, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 17633777
Virginia Louise <i>Shipman</i> Bailey
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Virginia Louise <i>Shipman</i> Bailey
Added by: Carole McCaig
 
Virginia Louise <i>Shipman</i> Bailey
Added by: Carole McCaig
 
 
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