ROGERSVILLE — Betty S. Bailey, age 80, of Rogersville, passed away Wednesday, August 7, 2019, at Church Hill Health Care and Rehab.

She was a Sunday School teacher for 30 years at several churches including Savage Baptist Church in Maryland, Tunnell Hill Missionary Baptist Church and Rogersville First Baptist Church where she was a member.

Mrs. Bailey was preceded in death by her parents, Clay and Sarah Mae Gonce Lawson; and her sister, Mary Jones.

She is survived by her husband of 63 years, Tom Bailey; brother, James Lawson and wife, Johnnie of Rogersville; niece, Jennifer Lawson of Nashville; nephews, Dr. J. Gregory Lawson and Keith Lawson both of North Carolina.

Visitation will be from 1 until 3 p.m., Sunday, August 11, 2019, at Broome Funeral Home, in Rogersville. The funeral service will be conducted at 3 p.m., in the funeral home chapel with Dr. J. Gregory Lawson officiating. Burial will follow in Highland Cemetery.

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Broome Funeral Home, of, Rogersville is honored to serve the Bailey family.