Shirley Z. Bailey passed away on Friday, July 2, 2021 at TidalHealth Hospital in Seaford. 

She was born on Oct. 22, 1934 in Milford, the daughter of the late Fred and Louisa Lloyd Zott. 

She graduated from Greenwood High School in 1952. On Aug. 29, 1953 she married J. Edward Bailey.   

She worked for the former Baltimore Trust Company now PNC Bank retiring in 1997 as a customer service representative. 

Shirley was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She loved the Lord and attended Crossroad Community Church in Georgetown, and also served as a greeter. 

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Kevin E. Bailey; a sister, Beva L. Savage; and a brother, Lloyd Zott. 

She is survived by her husband of 67 years, J. Edward Bailey of Greenwood; a son, Jeffrey M. Bailey and his wife Mary of Denton; a daughter-in-law, Darlene P. Bailey of Greenwood; four grandchildren: Michael J. Bailey and his wife Kelly of Greenwood, Jonathan M. Bailey and his wife Erika of Greenwood, Joseph E. Bailey and his wife Elizabeth of Greenwood and Jennifer M. Satchell and her husband Cameron of Greenwood; five great-grandchildren: Harper A. Bailey and Harleigh E. Bailey, Axle K. Bailey, Hunter J. Bailey, and Olivia M. Satchell.

A funeral service will be held on Thursday, July 8, 2021 at 2 p.m. at the Framptom Funeral Home – Fleischauer Chapel in Greenwood with the Reverend Rick Betts officiating. Interment will follow at Bloomery Cemetery near Smithville. The family will receive friends from 1 to 2. 

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