Virginia Islar Bailey (GREENVILLE, S.C.)

GREENVILLE, S.C. - Entered into rest Monday, December 15, 2008 in Greenville, SC, Mrs. Virginia Islar Bailey, 91, wife of the late Charles Jefferson Bailey, Jr., USMC Ret. Mrs. Bailey was a native of Augusta and had lived in Greenville since 2007. She was a homemaker, member of the St. Joseph's Auxiliary and a member of St. James United Methodist Church in Augusta. Family members include her daughters: Bevelyn B. McCoy of Greenville, SC, Diane B. McLaughlin of Columbia, SC; sister: Mary Evelyn Baxter of Augusta; grandchildren: James Dickey McCoy IV of Atlanta, Julie Diane McCoy of Greenville and David B. McLaughlin of Columbia. Mrs. Bailey was preceded in death by her grandson: William J. McLaughlin, Jr. Graveside services will be held Thursday, December 18, 2008 at 12:30 P.M. at Westover Memorial Park with Rev. Linda Birchall officiating. The family will receive friends after the service at the cemetery. Memorials may be made to the St. James United Methodist Church, 439 Greene St., Augusta, GA 30901 or to a charity of your choice. Thomas Poteet & Son Funeral Directors, 214 Davis Rd., Augusta, GA 30907 (706) 364-8484. Sign the guestbook at

The Augusta Chronicle-December 17, 2008