Katherine S. Bailey of Delmar, wife of the late Frank J. Bailey, died peacefully at home Friday morning, June 23, 2023. She was born June 17, 1930 in Bloxom, Virginia to Earnest A. and Anner Emma Simpson.

Katherine spent many years in the garment industry before retiring. She enjoyed yard sales, collecting antiques and spending time with her family. She is survived by three children, Connie Bailey of Parsonsburg, Frank Bailey, Jr. and his wife, Karen of Pittsville, and Sandra McGinnis of Delmar; six grandchildren, four of which she raised, Herman J. Powell, Jr. and his wife Gloria of Delmar, Katherine Zack and her husband, Richard of Laurel, Candace Meisenholder and her husband, Brian of Seaford, Brian Spencer and his wife, Katrina of Hebron, Jessica Womer and her husband, Ryan of Pittsville and Jason Bailey of Pittsville; great-grandchildren, H. James Powell III, Brittany Parker, Andrea Meehan and husband Richard, B. Scott Malone II, Tyler Meisenholder, Madison McPhail, Aubrey Womer, Wyatt Meisenholder, Silas Spencer, Finian Spencer, Claire Womer, Coraline Spencer, and Lucas Womer and one great-great-granddaughter, Kinsley Meehan; as well as one sister, Melison Gibbons of Bloxom. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by a sister, Dorothy Watkinson, and a brother, E.J. Simpson; and two daughters, Betty Mae Bailey and Barbara Fisher.

Funeral services will be held at Short Funeral Home in Delmar, on Friday, June 30 at 11 a.m. with visitation one hour prior. Interment will be in Parksley Cemetery in Parksley, Va.

Arrangements are in the care of Short Funeral Home in Delmar. Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.shortfh.com.