Barbara Corley Bailey, age 83, of Bristol, Va., went to be with the Lord on Thursday, January 11, 2018 at Bristol Regional Medical Center. 


She was born June 6, 1934 in Atlanta, GA, a daughter of the late Kirby and Mabel Barsh Corley. Barbara was an office assistant for Avondale Church of Christ. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two sisters, Virginia Hooks and Alma Stephens.


She is survived by her husband of 61 years, Richard Russell Bailey; daughter, Sharon Marie Busby and husband Tim; son, Mark C. Bailey and wife Hiromi; grandchildren, Mark A. Busby and wife Hannah, Caleb S. Busby, Marie Bailey and Matthew Bailey; and great grandson, Micah Busby; sister, Rachel Corley; nieces and nephews, Myron Hooks and wife Regina, Marie Hooks, Danny Stephens and wife Debra, Susan Andrews; and two great nephews, Tyler and Jacob Hooks.


The funeral service will be held 5 p.m. Saturday, January 13, 2018 in the Weaver Funeral Home Chapel with Minister Dan Bailey officiating. The family will receive friends from 4 until 5 p.m. prior to the service. The interment will be private in Stone Mountain, Georgia.