Dorothy Gaynelle Walker Perkins Bayliss, age 82, was born on January 19, 1940 and passed away peacefully on Friday, January 6, 2023 at Culpeper Health and
Rehabilitation Center in Culpeper, VA. She was preceded in death by her parents, Lindsay and Estelle Walker, her first husband and father of her children, Douglas Perkins, and her second husband, Malcolm Bayliss. She is survived by her daughters, Marsha Butler (Rickie) of Culpeper and Edna Gough (James) of Rixeyville, four grandchildren, Rick Butler, Jr (Joann Pullen) of Rapidan, Jermaine Butler of Culpeper, David Gough (Ashley) of Orange and Julie Ruhlman (Wayne) of Palmyra, Eighteen great-grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren. Additional survivors include two sisters, Linda Gentry (Edwin) of Mineral and Dianna Carter (Ernest) of Louisa, a brother, Lindsay Walker II (Debbie) of Lynchburg, as well as five nieces, a nephew and their extended families. She loved craft projects, word search puzzles, watching home renovation television shows, reading and Bible studies. She enjoyed being surrounded by her family, especially the children, but most of all, she loved Jesus. The family will receive friends on Saturday, January 14, 2023 from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm at Woodward Funeral Home, 200 Fredericksburg Avenue, Louisa, VA with her funeral service immediately following. Interment will be at Hillcrest Cemetery, Louisa, VA. Pastor Josh Turner will officiate her service. Pallbearers will be James Gough, Rick Butler, David Gough, Jermaine Butler, Rickey Butler and Wayne Ruhlman.