Ladonna Ellen (VanScoy) Bailey, 85, passed to her heavenly home on Saturday, October 13, 2018. She was born the daughter of the late Lawrence and Lucielle (Karg) VanScoy on January 31, 1933. She graduated from New Moorefield High School in the class of 1951. Ladonna began working at the First National Bank in Springfield and worked there until 1962 at which time she left to start her family. She is survived by her husband of 62 years, Stanley Wilson Bailey of Springfield, daughters Andrea (Dave) Chockey of Bellbrook, Ohio and Melissa (Dana) Cooley of Springfield. She is also survived by her brother Wesley VanScoy of LaRue, Ohio as well as many special cousins, nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her sister Rosemary (VanScoy) Markley and two brothers, Richard and Ronnie VanScoy as well as her sister-in-law Barbara VanScoy. Ladonna was a very giving and loving person who loved to color and send personalized greeting cards to all her family and friends.
We want to express our sincerest appreciation to all the nurses and staff at Hospice of the Miami Valley who gave such great care in her final weeks. We also wish to thank all the special friends and caregivers Carole, Kathy, Heather, Marty, Mary, Esther, Jessica, and Royanne. She will be greatly missed by all her who knew her.
Services will be held Saturday, October 20, 2018 at the Ferncliff Cemetery Chapel, 501 W. McCreight Ave. Springfield, Ohio 45504. Visitation for family and friends will be from 2:00pm-3:00pm with a 3:00pm memorial service to follow. Arrangements have been entrusted to Ferncliff Funeral Home.