Velva Bailey Good

Velva Good

Age 85, Stanley, Va.

Velva Bailey Good, 85, of Stanley, died on Thursday, Aug. 5, 2021.

She was born on Nov. 20, 1935, in Stanley and was a daughter of the late Grover Cleveland Bailey and Hattie B. Jenkins Bailey.

Velva retired from Big Meadows Lodge (Aramark) and also worked for B&G Furniture Land of Stanley and Lerner Corp. in Maryland. She was a graduate of Stanley High School and a member of the All Saints  Episcopal Church in Stanley on Tanner’s Ridge.

On Feb. 2, 1957, Velva married Franklin Delano “Dee” Good Sr., who died on Feb. 13, 2019.

She is survived by a daughter, Gwen Shenk and husband Frank of Luray; a son, Frank D. Good Jr. and wife Melissa of Luray; a sister, Ethel Good and husband Austin of Stanley; a brother, Grover “Calvin” Bailey and wife Nancy of Stanley; and two grandsons, Jonathan Shenk and wife Amanda of Luray, and Zachary Good of Luray.

She was preceded in death by three brothers, Russell F., Robert N. and Claude W. Bailey.

A funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 8, at the Bradley Funeral Home by Pastor Donnie Lam, with visitation one hour prior to the service, from 1-2 p.m. Burial will be in the Jenkins Family Cemetery in Stanley.

Memorial contributions may be made to Blue Ridge Hospice, 333 W. Cork St., Fourth Floor, Winchester, Va. 22601.

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