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Mrs Alice Joyce Bray Headley
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Birth: Mar. 4, 1926
Northumberland County
Virginia, USA
Death: Sep. 3, 2007
Lancaster County
Virginia, USA

Alice Joyce Headley, 81, a lifelong resident of the Northern Neck, died unexpectedly after a brief illness on September 3, 2007.

Mrs. Headley worked as a floral designer, ceramic artist and homemaker in Dahlgren where she was a member of Dahlgren United Methodist Church. She made frequent visits "down home" to Avalon in Northumberland County to spend time with family and friends, later retiring to Warsaw to live with her daughter.

Mrs. Headly was born March 4, 1926 to Alice and Claude Bray. She attended Corinth Methodist Church in Newman's Neck and graduated from Heathsville highschool. She was predeceased by both parents and devoted husband, James Grafton Headley. She was the sole remaining sibling of eight, four sisters, Betty Lou Jones, Patricia Davenport, Jean Davis and Claudette Voight; four brothers, Reginald Bray, Edward "Sonny" Bray, William Bray and Fredrick Bray.

Known affectionately as "MawMaw", she is survived by a daughter, Brenda H. Conley of Warsaw; one granddaughter, Alison G. Conley and son-in-law, George I. McDowell, Jr. of Richmond; two great-grandchildren, Mack and Aleric McDowell of Richmond; a devoted family friend, considered as a son, Harry F. Smith Jr. of Haynesville and an adoring family member, Leeza Lynn Stamer of Richmond. Also many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

 
 
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 Parents:
  Reginald Claude Bray (1902 - 1971)
  Alice Lewis Bray (1907 - 1970)
 
 Spouse:
  James Grafton Headley (1917 - 1986)*
 
 Siblings:
  Lawrence Reginald Bray (1924 - 1995)*
  Alice Joyce Bray Headley (1926 - 2007)
  Betty Lou Bray Jones (1927 - 2001)*
  Frederick Everrett Bray (1928 - 1928)*
  Jean Bray Davis (1929 - 1988)*
  Edward "Sonny" Bray (1932 - 2004)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Corinth Methodist Episcopal Church Cemetery
Avalon (Northumberland County)
Northumberland County
Virginia, USA
 
Created by: Alison
Record added: Mar 01, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 48981166
Mrs Alice Joyce <i>Bray</i> Headley
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Mrs Alice Joyce <i>Bray</i> Headley
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Mrs Alice Joyce <i>Bray</i> Headley
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Thinking of you on your 86th birthday - wish you were here. Love, Brenda
-Anonymous
 Added: Mar. 5, 2012
Happy Birthday, Mamma.
- Brenda
 Added: Mar. 4, 2011
My favorite valentine.
- Brenda Conley
 Added: Feb. 14, 2011
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