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1942 Dorothy 2021

Dorothy Athoma Weaver Bailey

October 25, 1942 — November 7, 2021

DURHAM- Mrs. Dorothy Athoma Weaver Bailey, 79, passed away on November 7, 2021.

Mrs. Bailey was born October 25, 1942 to the late George and Pattie Weaver. Athoma enjoyed reading, especially cookbooks, as she was an avid cook. She also loved gardening and house plants. Athoma enjoyed people, fun and friendly conversations, and had a great sense of humor. She loved her family dearly and will be deeply missed.

In addition to her parents, Athoma is preceded in death by her brothers, Robert Edward Weaver and George Richard Weaver, Jr.

Athoma is survived by her husband, Francis John “Ben” Bailey; daughter, Alma Lea Daughtridge Wharton; son, Elijah Longstreet Daughtridge, III (Annie); and grandchildren, Lillie Daughtridge, Ellis Daughtridge, and Gus Wharton.

A private family service will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Athoma’s name to the Susan G. Komen Foundation, Attn NC 300, P.O. Box 801889, Dallas, TX 75380 or charity of your choice.

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