Virginia L. Bailey, 86 of Urbana passed away at 6:10 a.m. Monday, December 30, 2019 at home. A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday January 4 at Clark-Lindsey Village in Urbana. Pastor Casey Taylor will officiate. Private burial will be in East Lawn Cemetery, Urbana.
Virginia was born in Milbank, SD on March 21, 1933, the daughter of Herbert A. and Lillian O. (Hill) Wendland. She married Floyd F. Bailey on May 27, 1951 in Milbank, SD and he survives. She is also survived by a son, Rick Bailey of Herculaneum, MO, grandsons, Brandon E. Bailey and Zachary F. Bailey, great grandchildren, Gunnar Bailey, Asa Bailey and Isabella Bailey, brothers, James H. Wendland and Gene R. Wendland both of Milbank, SD. She is preceded in death by her parents, son, Perry L. Bailey, daughter, Valerie Jean Bailey-Buczko, and 2 brothers.
Virginia graduated from Milbank High School and attended Parkland College and the University of Illinois. She was assistant librarian at the Urbana Free Library for 25 years and was a member of Quest Church: A Community of Grace in Urbana. Enjoyed playing Bridge and was a member of several Bridge Clubs. She learned to play Bridge during her stay in Istanbul, Turkey while her husband was stationed there in the Navy.
Memorial contributions may be made to Clark-Lindsey Village. Condolences may be offered at www.renner-wikoffchapel.com
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