Benjamin Prince Bagwell Bagwell1

M, b. 8 December 1932, d. 26 April 2017
     Benjamin Prince Bagwell Bagwell was born on 8 December 1932 in Norfolk, Virginia.1,2 He was the son of Eugene Cleveland Bagwell and Mary Elizabeth Prince.1 Benjamin Prince Bagwell Bagwell married Emma Jane Anderson after 1950.1 Benjamin Prince Bagwell Bagwell died on 26 April 2017 at age 84
Former Pickens Sentinel editor and publisher, Benjamin Prince Bagwell Sr., age 84, passed away in Cumming, GA on Wednesday, April 26, 2017. He is survived by his son CPT Ben P. Bagwell Jr. of Clayton, NC and his daughter Dr. Mary Kate Reese, of Cumming, GA, and five grandchildren; Cassie Reese, Reagan Bagwell, Jillian Bagwell, Camryn Bagwell, and Chase Reese. He is preceded in death by his wife of 45 years, the late Jane Anderson Bagwell of Hopewell, VA.

Ben was born in Norfolk, VA on December 8, 1932 to the late Eugene C. Bagwell Sr. of Raleigh, NC and Mary Elizabeth Prince Bagwell of Americus, GA. After graduating high school in St. Augustine, FL, Ben attended the University of Florida for two years before joining the United States Air Force. It was in the Air Force that his love of newspapers began, when he was assigned to be the editor of the base newspaper at Etian AFB in France.

After completing his enlistment, Ben returned to the United States and completed his undergraduate degree at Wayland Baptist College in Plainview, TX and completed graduate studies at Syracuse University's School of Journalism. He then began a 50 year career as a writer and editor at newspapers in Hopewell, VA, Greenville, SC, Pickens, SC, Plymouth, NC, Stafford, VA, and Petersburg, VA.

He was the author of three books: "Riley, A Story of Hope" documenting the efforts to improve childhood education by the 111th Governor of South Carolina and the Clinton Administration's Secretary of Education, the honorable Richard "Dick" Riley. Ben also published books chronicling the accomplishments of the football programs at Hopewell High School and Pickens High School.

While a member of the Greenville Jaycees in Greenville South Carolina, Ben established the Greenville Literacy Association and later founded the Adult Literacy Association of South Carolina. He served as the National President of the National Affiliation for Literacy Advance (Laubach Literacy) for two years in the early 70's and served on the board of directors for the Petersburg, VA Adult Literacy Association. For his dedication to the Adult Literacy in South Carolina, Ben was awarded the 1984 Jefferson Award by the Upstate South Carolina Chapter of the Jefferson Award for Public Service Foundation and the NBC affiliate in Greenville, WYFF.

A graveside service will be held on Saturday April 29, 2017 at the Appomattox Cemetery, on North 21st Street in Hopewell, VA. In lieu of flowers the family asks that gifts be made in Ben's name to the Cumming United Methodist Church of Cumming, GA.

Ingram Funeral Home & Crematory, Cumming, Georgia is in charge of arrangements.2
He was buried at Appomattox Cemetery, Hopewell, Hopewell City, Virginia.2

Children of Benjamin Prince Bagwell Bagwell and Emma Jane Anderson

Citations

  1. [S3630] Email from Benjamin P Bagwell Jr. dated April 2016 to Hunter Wayne Bagwell; Subject Line: Email about Eugene Cleveland Bagwell Sr. Family.
  2. [S4213] Sr Benjamin Prince Bagwell Grave Stone, Find a Grave, www.findagrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi

Emma Jane Anderson1

F, b. 26 December 1928, d. 4 April 2007
     Emma Jane Anderson was born on 26 December 1928.1 As of after 1950,her married name was Bagwell.1 She married Benjamin Prince Bagwell Bagwell, son of Eugene Cleveland Bagwell and Mary Elizabeth Prince, after 1950.1 Emma Jane Anderson died on 4 April 2007 in Hopewell, Virginia, at age 78.1

Citations

  1. [S3630] Email from Benjamin P Bagwell Jr. dated April 2016 to Hunter Wayne Bagwell; Subject Line: Email about Eugene Cleveland Bagwell Sr. Family.

Benjamin Prince Bagwell Jr.1

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     Benjamin Prince Bagwell Jr. is the son of Benjamin Prince Bagwell Bagwell and Emma Jane Anderson.1 Benjamin Prince Bagwell Jr. married Patrice Renee Jobe on 1 September 1995.1

Citations

  1. [S3630] Email from Benjamin P Bagwell Jr. dated April 2016 to Hunter Wayne Bagwell; Subject Line: Email about Eugene Cleveland Bagwell Sr. Family.

Dr. Mary Kate Bagwell1,2

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     Dr. Mary Kate Bagwell is the daughter of Benjamin Prince Bagwell Bagwell and Emma Jane Anderson.1 Dr. Mary Kate Bagwell married (?) Reese after 1975.1

Citations

  1. [S3630] Email from Benjamin P Bagwell Jr. dated April 2016 to Hunter Wayne Bagwell; Subject Line: Email about Eugene Cleveland Bagwell Sr. Family.
  2. [S4213] Sr Benjamin Prince Bagwell Grave Stone, Find a Grave, www.findagrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi

(?) Reese1

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     (?) Reese married Dr. Mary Kate Bagwell, daughter of Benjamin Prince Bagwell Bagwell and Emma Jane Anderson, after 1975.1

Citations

  1. [S3630] Email from Benjamin P Bagwell Jr. dated April 2016 to Hunter Wayne Bagwell; Subject Line: Email about Eugene Cleveland Bagwell Sr. Family.

Patrice Renee Jobe1

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     Patrice Renee Jobe married Benjamin Prince Bagwell Jr., son of Benjamin Prince Bagwell Bagwell and Emma Jane Anderson, on 1 September 1995.1

Citations

  1. [S3630] Email from Benjamin P Bagwell Jr. dated April 2016 to Hunter Wayne Bagwell; Subject Line: Email about Eugene Cleveland Bagwell Sr. Family.

Reagan Gray Bagwell1

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     Reagan Gray Bagwell is the daughter of Benjamin Prince Bagwell Jr. and Patrice Renee Jobe.1

Citations

  1. [S3630] Email from Benjamin P Bagwell Jr. dated April 2016 to Hunter Wayne Bagwell; Subject Line: Email about Eugene Cleveland Bagwell Sr. Family.

Jillian Avery Bagwell1

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     Jillian Avery Bagwell is the daughter of Benjamin Prince Bagwell Jr. and Patrice Renee Jobe.1

Citations

  1. [S3630] Email from Benjamin P Bagwell Jr. dated April 2016 to Hunter Wayne Bagwell; Subject Line: Email about Eugene Cleveland Bagwell Sr. Family.

Camryn Bailey Bagwell1

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     Camryn Bailey Bagwell is the daughter of Benjamin Prince Bagwell Jr. and Patrice Renee Jobe.1

Citations

  1. [S3630] Email from Benjamin P Bagwell Jr. dated April 2016 to Hunter Wayne Bagwell; Subject Line: Email about Eugene Cleveland Bagwell Sr. Family.

Steve Waller

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     Steve Waller married Holly Woods, daughter of John Toby Woods Jr. and Emma Katherine Oetgen, circa 1980.

Dorothy Upshur

F, b. 20 January 1911, d. 19 June 1994
     Dorothy Upshur was born on 20 January 1911. As of after 1935,her married name was Oetgen. She married Lieutenant Herman Glenn Oetgen, son of Herman Glenn Oetgen and Helen McCormick, after 1935. Dorothy Upshur died on 19 June 1994 at age 83. She was buried at Sumter Cemetery, Sumter, Sumter County, South Carolina.

Luther Miles

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     Luther Miles married Elizabeth Bagwell, daughter of William F. Bagwell and Sarah E. Mead, between 1906 and 1908 at Arkansas.

Leon August Humes

M, b. 6 August 1899, d. 26 June 1981
     Leon August Humes was born on 6 August 1899 in Marion, Grant County, Indiana.1 He married Opal Lavern Bagwell, daughter of George Franklin Bagwell and Almeda Jane McCallister, after 1915. Leon August Humes died on 26 June 1981 in Marion, Grant County, Indiana, at age 81.1 He was buried at Estates of Serenity, Marion, Grant County, Indiana.1

Citations

  1. [S3936] Leon August Humes Grave Stone, Find a Grave, www.findagrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi

Amelia Helen Collins

F, b. 29 February 1908, d. 12 December 1986
     Amelia Helen Collins was born on 29 February 1908.1 As of after 1923,her married name was Bagwell. She married Clyde A. Bagwell, son of George Franklin Bagwell and Almeda Jane McCallister, after 1923. Amelia Helen Collins died on 12 December 1986 at age 78.1 She was buried at Estates of Serenity, Marion, Grant County, Indiana.1

Citations

  1. [S3933] Amelia Helen Collins Bagwell Grave Stone, Find a Grave, www.findagrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi

Dorothy Jane Kiser

F, b. 1 September 1924, d. 28 May 1999
     Dorothy Jane Kiser was born on 1 September 1924. As of before 1939,her married name was Bagwell. She married Harold Demoin Bagwell, son of Charles A. Bagwell and Grace McCloud, before 1939. Dorothy Jane Kiser died on 28 May 1999 at age 74. She was buried at Shideler Cemetery, Logansport, Cass County, Indiana.

Child of Dorothy Jane Kiser and Harold Demoin Bagwell

Dixie Lee Bagwell

F, b. 18 July 1939, d. 24 August 2003
     Dixie Lee Bagwell was born on 18 July 1939. She was the daughter of Harold Demoin Bagwell and Dorothy Jane Kiser. Dixie Lee Bagwell died on 24 August 2003 at age 64. She was buried at Shideler Cemetery, Logansport, Cass County, Indiana.

Gerald Bagwell

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     Gerald Bagwell is the son of Lewis Clayton Bagwell and Mable Monk.

Robert L. Bagwell

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     Robert L. Bagwell is the son of Lewis Clayton Bagwell and Mable Monk.

Barbara Bagwell

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     Barbara Bagwell is the daughter of Lewis Clayton Bagwell and Mable Monk.

Wilma Bagwell

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     Wilma Bagwell is the daughter of Lewis Clayton Bagwell and Mable Monk.

Peggy Bagwell

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     Peggy Bagwell is the daughter of Lewis Clayton Bagwell and Mable Monk.

Carrie Bagwell1

F, b. 28 April 1905, d. 24 August 2002
     Carrie Bagwell was born on 28 April 1905 in Transylvania County, North Carolina.1 She was the daughter of Marcus B. Bagwell and Emmaline "Emily" Conly.1 As of after 1920,her married name was Powell.2 Carrie Bagwell married Perry Fields Powell after 1920.2 Carrie Bagwell died on 24 August 2002 in Brevard, Transylvania County, North Carolina, at age 97.1 She was buried at Gillespie Evergreen Cemetery, Brevard, Transylvania County, North Carolina.1

Citations

  1. [S3643] Carrie Bagwell Powell Grave Stone, Find a Grave, www.findagrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi
  2. [S3644] Sr Perry Fields Powell Grave Stone, Find a Grave, www.findagrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi

Perry Fields Powell1

M, b. 26 August 1899, d. 26 January 1982
     Perry Fields Powell was born on 26 August 1899 in Pickens County, South Carolina.1 He married Carrie Bagwell, daughter of Marcus B. Bagwell and Emmaline "Emily" Conly, after 1920.1 Perry Fields Powell died on 26 January 1982 in Gastonia, Gaston County, South Carolina, at age 82.1 He was buried at Gillespie Evergreen Cemetery, Brevard, Transylvania County, North Carolina.1

Citations

  1. [S3644] Sr Perry Fields Powell Grave Stone, Find a Grave, www.findagrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi

Virginia Ann Bagwell1

F, b. 12 September 1942, d. 1 July 2014
     Virginia Ann Bagwell was born on 12 September 1942 in Transylvania County, North Carolina.1 She was the daughter of Augustus Littleton Bagwell and Beulah Irene Reid.1 As of after 1957,her married name was Stamey. Virginia Ann Bagwell married J. C. Stamey after 1957. Virginia Ann Bagwell died on 1 July 2014 in Brevard, Transylvania County, North Carolina, at age 71.1 She was buried at Mack McCall Cemetery, Transylvania County, North Carolina.1

Citations

  1. [S3645] Virginia Ann Bagwell Stamey Grave Stone, Find a Grave, www.findagrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi

J. C. Stamey

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     J. C. Stamey married Virginia Ann Bagwell, daughter of Augustus Littleton Bagwell and Beulah Irene Reid, after 1957.

Augustus Lane Bagwell1

M, b. 3 February 1945, d. 24 March 2009
     Augustus Lane Bagwell was born on 3 February 1945.1 He was the son of Augustus Littleton Bagwell and Beulah Irene Reid.1 He served as a Specialist in the US Army during the Vietnam War.1 Augustus Lane Bagwell died on 24 March 2009 at age 64.1 He was buried at Big Hill Cemetery, Brevard, Transylvania County, North Carolina.1

Child of Augustus Lane Bagwell

Citations

  1. [S3646] Augustus Lane Bagwell Grave Stone, Find a Grave, www.findagrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi
  2. [S3647] Charlie Lane Bagwell Grave Stone, Find a Grave, www.findagrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi

Charlie Lane Bagwell1

M, b. 24 October 1978, d. 30 May 2007
     Charlie Lane Bagwell was born on 24 October 1978 in Transylvania County, North Carolina.1 He was the son of Augustus Lane Bagwell.1 Staff Sgt. Charlie L. Bagwell 28, of Lake Toxaway, N.C; assigned to the 3rd General Support Aviation Battalion, 82nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C; died May 30 in Upper Sangin Valley, Afghanistan, when his CH-47 Chinook helicopter crashed apparently due to enemy fire. Also killed were Chief Warrant Officer 3 Christopher M. Allgaier, Chief Warrant Officer 2 Joshua R. Rodgers, Sgt. Jesse A. Blamires and Sgt. Brandon E. Hadaway. Charlie also has a memorial marker at Arlington National Cemetery.1 Charlie Lane Bagwell died on 30 May 2007 in Afghanistan at age 28.1 He was buried at Big Hill Cemetery, Brevard, Transylvania County, North Carolina.1 He was buried on 12 September 2008 at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia.

Citations

  1. [S3647] Charlie Lane Bagwell Grave Stone, Find a Grave, www.findagrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi

Sarah Jane Galloway1

F, b. 19 April 1863, d. 19 April 1914
     Sarah Jane Galloway was born on 19 April 1863 in Transylvania County, North Carolina.1 As of 1905,her married name was Bagwell.1 She married John Christopher Bagwell, son of Private James Adolphus Bagwell and Patsy Caroline Whitmire, in 1905 at Transylvania County, North Carolina.1 Sarah Jane Galloway died on 19 April 1914 in Transylvania County, North Carolina, at age 51.1

Citations

  1. [S3649] Sarah Jane Galloway Bagwell Grave Stone, Find a Grave, www.findagrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi

Catherine Bagwell

F, b. 1865
     Catherine Bagwell was born in 1865. She was the daughter of John Christopher Bagwell and Mary Adeline Cisson.

Joseph Fleming Cison1

M, b. 30 March 1835, d. 22 May 1916
     Joseph Fleming Cison was born on 30 March 1835 in North Carolina.1 He married Sarah Ann Bagwell, daughter of Private James Adolphus Bagwell and Patsy Caroline Whitmire, before 1868.1 Joseph Fleming Cison died on 22 May 1916 in Dunns Rock, Transylvania County, North Carolina, at age 81.1 He was buried at Carsons Creek Baptist Church, Transylvania County, North Carolina.1

Citations

  1. [S3660] Joseph Fleming Cison Grave Stone, Find a Grave, www.findagrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi