REYNOLDSBURG — Dorothy Ellen (Snow) Bails, 82, of Reynoldsburg, formerly of Mount Vernon, joined the Lord on Sept. 26, 2012, at Mount Carmel East Hospital in Columbus.
She was born in Danville, daughter of the late Clarence and Leona (Hissong) Snow. Dorothy, a 1947 graduate of Danville High School, was a homemaker and hospital secretary. A gifted singer and pianist, she participated in many musicals and cantatas throughout her life. Dorothy served several churches as organist and pianist.
Dorothy is preceded in death by her husband of 61 years, William Bails; and sister, Jo-Anne Tanner.
She is survived by brother, Jack (Jean) Snow; sisters, Joyce (David) Swihart, Betty Sue (David) Willits, all of Mount Vernon, Janet (Joe) Talley of Ashland, Ky.; sons, Daniel (Eleanor) Bails of Reynoldsburg, David (Judy Sexton) of Indian Rocks Beach, Fla.; grandchildren, Breena, Jonathan and Natalie Bails and Brandon Black; great-granddaughter, Brynlee Jacobs; special neighbors, Joyce and Howard Green; and many other family members and friends.
The family will receive friends Monday from 1 to 2 p.m., at the Central Church of Christ in Mount Vernon, where the funeral service will follow at 2 p.m., with Pastor Ken Springer officiating. A private internment at Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens in Columbus will be held Tuesday, with Pastor Paul Barnes of Madison Christian Church officiating.
Newcomer Funeral Home NE Chapel, 3047 E. Dublin-Granville Road, Columbus, is honored to serve the Bails family. Messages of condolence may be left at www.NewcomerColumbus.com.Copyright The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.