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Virginia Lee Gates

April 29, 1950 — June 10, 2022

Virginia Lee Bailey Gates was born on April 29, 1950 in Kellogg, Idaho. She passed away on Friday, June 10, 2022 in Natalia, Texas at the age of 72.

She is survived by her sister Velma Ward of Spokane, WA; Brother James Bailey of Spokane, WA; Daughters, Leigh Anne Watkins, husband Shawn of Natalia, TX; Jolinda Arroyo, husband Chris of San Antonio, TX; 5 grandchildren, Bryan Watkins, Justin Watkins, Jassmyne Watson, Jacob Arroyo and Austen Watkins.

She is preceded in death by her Parents Leonard and Leota Bailey and Brother Dale Bailey.

Virginia was a wonderful mother who was always there for her children. She loved camping and vacationing with her family. She enjoyed coaching at the beginning of her career and teaching English for over 50 years until her retirement. She touched the lives of everyone she ever met.

Visitation will be held on Monday, June 20, 2022 from 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm at Hurley Funeral Home - Devine, 303 West College Ave, Devine, Texas 78016. Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday, June 21, 2022 at 10:00 am at Hurley Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Lytle Community Cemetery.

For personal acknowledgements, please visit www.hurleyfuneralhome.com

Arrangements entrusted to Hurley Funeral Home - Devine, 303 West College Ave, Devine, Texas 78016.


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