THOMAS, Virginia  -
THOMAS, Virginia passed away December 22, 2017 A loving and devoted grandmother, great grandmother She leaves to celebrate her legacy Granddaughter Nicole James and Grandson Sherman (Nicole) James; sister Vivian (Otis) Ragsdale; great grandchildren Shawndale Chappel and Aneyjah Scott-James of Altana GA. Special cousin Janette Teagle; nieces Sherrie Mays-Bailey and Ronisha (Torrence) Huzzie nephew Antwan (Adrain) Bailey Special friend Capree Branham, Martha Tigner, Church family Bible Class Missionary Baptist Church and Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church. She was a member of Mt Hebron Missionary Baptist Church for over 30 plus years as their choir director as well on the deaconess board. She was a school teacher for Dayton Public Schools for over 45 years. She was preceded in death by parents Willie Bailey and Clara (Camp) Bailey; husband Sherman Howard Thomas; daughter Sheila James; brothers Marvin Bailey Sr., Maurice Bailey, Jerome Bailey. Funeral service 12:00 PM, December 28, 2017 at Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church, 5565 W. Third St, Dayton. Visitation 11AM-12PM. Interment Dayton National Cemetery.