Hattie Ruth Alford

F, b. 17 November 1906, d. 14 November 1962
     Hattie Ruth Alford was born on 17 November 1906. As of before 1929,her married name was Bagwell. She married W. Earnest Bagwell before 1929. Hattie Ruth Alford died on 14 November 1962 at age 55. She was buried at Friendship Baptist Church Cemetery, Danielsville, Madison County, Georgia.

Children of Hattie Ruth Alford and W. Earnest Bagwell

W. Earnest Bagwell

M, b. 9 January 1907, d. 29 October 1973
     W. Earnest Bagwell was born on 9 January 1907. He married Hattie Ruth Alford before 1929. W. Earnest Bagwell died on 29 October 1973 at age 66. He was buried at Friendship Baptist Church Cemetery, Danielsville, Madison County, Georgia.

Children of W. Earnest Bagwell and Hattie Ruth Alford

Milton Ernest Bagwell

M, b. 4 February 1943, d. 15 March 2001
     Milton Ernest Bagwell was born on 4 February 1943. He was the son of W. Earnest Bagwell and Hattie Ruth Alford. He served as an Airman in the U.S. Air Force. Milton Ernest Bagwell married Carolyn Kellum after 1960. Milton Ernest Bagwell died on 15 March 2001 at age 58. He was buried at Friendship Baptist Church Cemetery, Danielsville, Madison County, Georgia.

Louise Bagwell

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     Louise Bagwell is the daughter of W. Earnest Bagwell and Hattie Ruth Alford.

Dessie Lee Bagwell

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     Dessie Lee Bagwell is the daughter of W. Earnest Bagwell and Hattie Ruth Alford.

Carolyn Kellum

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     Carolyn Kellum married Milton Ernest Bagwell, son of W. Earnest Bagwell and Hattie Ruth Alford, after 1960.

Bertha Ann Bagwell

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     Bertha Ann Bagwell is the daughter of Thomas Stanhope Bagwell and Grace Naomi Spivey. Bertha Ann Bagwell married Clyde James Dellinger on 19 June 1959 at Mecklenburg, North Carolina.

Clyde James Dellinger

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     Clyde James Dellinger married Bertha Ann Bagwell, daughter of Thomas Stanhope Bagwell and Grace Naomi Spivey, on 19 June 1959 at Mecklenburg, North Carolina.

Eugene B. Hager

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     Eugene B. Hager married Lula Belle Bagwell, daughter of Thomas Stanhope Bagwell and Grace Naomi Spivey, on 24 August 1951 at Mecklenburg, North Carolina.

Infant Bagwell

M, b. 12 January 1924, d. 13 January 1924
     Infant Bagwell was born on 12 January 1924 in Naples, Henderson County, North Carolina. He died on 13 January 1924 in Naples, Henderson County, North Carolina. He was the son of Thomas Stanhope Bagwell and Grace Naomi Spivey. Infant Bagwell was buried at Hoopers Creek Baptist Church Cemetery, Fletcher, Henderson County, North Carolina.

Oliver Kenneth Bagwell

M, b. 26 June 1918, d. 29 June 2014
     Oliver Kenneth Bagwell was born on 26 June 1918 in Asheville, Buncombe County, North Carolina.1 He was the son of Wilton Horace Bagwell and Helen Watkins. Oliver Kenneth Bagwell married Julia Schulz after 1945. Oliver Kenneth Bagwell died on 29 June 2014 in Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina, at age 96
Raleigh - Oliver Kenneth Bagwell, 96, passed away at Transitions Life Care in Raleigh on Sunday, June 29, 2014. Oliver was born on born June 26, 1918 to Wilton Horace Bagwell and Helen Watkins Bagwell in Buncombe County, North Carolina and was one of five children.

Oliver was a veteran of World War II. He landed at Omaha Beach with the First Army and fought across Europe to the Elbe River to meet Russian forces, and then on to Berlin. He was awarded the Bronze Star for valor. He was deep in his faith and a lifelong member of Benson Memorial United Methodist Church. He was also a lifelong member of the VFW Post 1001. He was kind, loving, generous, and thoughtful to all.

Oliver was preceded in death by his parents, Wilton Horace Bagwell and Helen Watkins Bagwell; his brothers, Robert Bagwell and John Bagwell; and sister, Margaret Bagwell Setzer.

Services will be held at Mitchell Funeral Home, 7209 Glenwood Ave, Raleigh, NC on Wednesday, July 2, 2014 at 11 am. Graveside services will follow at Raleigh Memorial Park.

Source Citation: Newspaper: Asheville Citizen Times; Publication Date: 1 July 2014; Publication Place, Asheville, North Carolina, United States.1
He was buried at Raleigh Memorial Park, Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina.1

Children of Oliver Kenneth Bagwell

Citations

  1. [S4158] Oliver Kenneth Bagwell Grave Stone, Find a Grave, www.findagrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi

Christine Bagwell

F, b. 25 September 1910, d. 20 June 1996
     Christine Bagwell was born on 25 September 1910. She was the daughter of Walter Lee Bagwell and Jessie Leona Wall. Christine Bagwell died on 20 June 1996 in Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina, at age 85. She was buried at Raleigh Memorial Park, Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina.

Jeanette Rankin Bagwell

F, b. 15 July 1917, d. 1 August 2005
     Jeanette Rankin Bagwell was born on 15 July 1917 in Wake County, North Carolina. She was the daughter of Walter Lee Bagwell and Jessie Leona Wall. As of after 1945,her married name was Wright. Jeanette Rankin Bagwell married Dr. James Rhodes Wright after 1945. Jeanette Rankin Bagwell died on 1 August 2005 at age 88 Jeannette Bagwell Wright, 88, of Brighton Gardens in Raleigh, died peacefully Monday afternoon, August 1, 2005.
Jeannette, the widow of Dr. James Rhodes Wright, M.D., was a life long resident of the Raleigh area and a faithful long time member of First Presbyterian Church, where she was active for many years in the Bettie Penick Bible Class, The Women of the Church, and Church Circle activities.
She is survived by five sons, four daughters-in-law and eight grandchildren: Dr. and Mrs. James R. Wright, Jr. of Knoxville, Tenn., and their children, Mr. and Mrs. Robert James Wright of Greenville, S.C., and Hunter Louis Wright of Atlanta, Ga; Dr. and Mrs. Walter Lee Wright of La Grange and their children, Hannah Christine Wright of Wilmington, Daniel Buchanan Wright of Richmond, Va., Mary Carolyn Wright of Winchester, Va; Mr. Richard Rankin Wright of Raleigh; Mr. and Mrs. Charles Edmund Wright and their children, Kaitlin Rhodes Wright, Ryan Blakelee Wright and Ezekiel John Wright of Raleigh; and Mr. and Mrs. Christopher Bryan Wright of Winston-Salem.
She is also survived by three sisters-in-law: Violet Wright Kilgore Tillery; Hasseltine Shipman Bagwell and Nell Fulghum Wright.
Jeannette Rankin Bagwell was born July 15, 1917, in Wake County to Walter Lee and Leona Wall Bagwell.
She graduated from Broughton High School in 1935, Peace Junior College in 1937 and Duke University in 1939.
She debuted at the Terpsichorean Ball in 1936.
At Duke, she was editor of the Student newspaper and a member of the Delta Delta Delta sorority.
During World War II, Jeannette, known affectionately to many as "Punk", worked as a teller at Wachovia Bank.
After the war, she married Dr. James Rhodes Wright of Raleigh and the couple resided at 3319 White Oak Road in Raleigh until his death in 1997.
Anyone who knew Jeannette knew that her passion was raising "the five boys" and significantly participating in the raising of many other boys.
She also helped out at "Dr. Jimmy's" office, was actively involved in community service projects with The Junior League of Raleigh, volunteer work with the Medical Auxiliary at Rex Hospital and hospitality service at First Presbyterian Church.
Over several decades, her home, and especially her kitchen, was always open to the nearly two generations of friends accumulated by her five sons.
She was buried at Raleigh Memorial Park, Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina.

Dr. James Rhodes Wright

M, b. 16 April 1916, d. 11 September 1997
     Dr. James Rhodes Wright was born on 16 April 1916 in Wake County, North Carolina. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He married Jeanette Rankin Bagwell, daughter of Walter Lee Bagwell and Jessie Leona Wall, after 1945. Dr. James Rhodes Wright died on 11 September 1997 in Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina, at age 81. He was buried at Raleigh Memorial Park, Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina.

David Edward Bagwell

M, b. 5 June 1926, d. 28 August 1926
     David Edward Bagwell was born on 5 June 1926. He was the son of Oliver Winton Bagwell and Lou Zoe Garrett. David Edward Bagwell died on 28 August 1926. He was buried at Whittaker Cemetery, Monterey, Putnam County, Tennessee.

Bernie Shewmake

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     Bernie Shewmake married Willie Beulas "Bulis" Bagwell, son of Oliver Winton Bagwell and Lou Zoe Garrett, before 1937.

Children of Bernie Shewmake and Willie Beulas "Bulis" Bagwell

William Bulis Bagwell

M, b. 9 October 1938, d. 23 December 2016
     William Bulis Bagwell was born on 9 October 1938 in Monterey, Putnam County, Tennessee. He was the son of Willie Beulas "Bulis" Bagwell and Bernie Shewmake. William Bulis Bagwell married Gail Hudgins circa 1975. William Bulis Bagwell died on 23 December 2016 in Valdese, Burke County, North Carolina, at age 78 William Bulis Bagwell, age 78, of Old Fort, passed away peacefully at the Hospice House of Burke Hospice and Palliative Care in Valdese on Friday, December 23, 2016. A native of Monterey, Tenn., he was born on October 9, 1938 to the late Bulis and Bernie Shewmake Bagwell. He was a veteran of the U. S. Navy, and upon his discharge he began work with Old Fort Finishing where he worked for more than 20 years, advancing to Quality Control Coordinator. He left there to become a co-owner with Bill Nichols of John’s Self Service grocery store in Old Fort. Following his desire to take his career into a different direction, he became a safety coordinator at the Ethan Allen plant in Old Fort where he was tasked with the management and prevention of fire hazards in the plant. His work life coincided with a devotion to community service which included a long history of volunteering in the Old Fort Fire Department where he served for a term as the Fire Chief, Assistant Chief for many years and also as Treasurer. He was also active in the Old Fort Jaycees and served as the President of the McDowell County Fireman’s Association. He enjoyed travelling, cooking and sports and formerly refereed High School basketball games prior to consolidation of the schools. Bill attended Living Waters Tabernacle for many years. He touched many lives and will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved him, especially his loving family who stayed by his side in his final days. A brother, Norman Bagwell preceded him in death.



Surviving are his beloved wife of 41 years, Gail Hudgins Bagwell; his step-mother, Elsie Bagwell Stuart of Pleasant Gardens; three children, Patrick, Ashley and Stacy Bagwell, all of Old Fort; his brother, Barry Bagwell of Mooresville; a sister, Cynthia James and husband Mickey of North Augusta; a sister-in-law, Norma Bagwell of Morganton; and several nieces and nephews.



A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, December 27, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. in the chapel of Westmoreland Funeral Service and Cremations in Old Fort with Rev. Keith Jamison and Rev. Kenneth Massingill officiating. The family will receive friends from 12:00 – 2:00 p.m. prior to the service at the funeral home. Burial, with military rites, will be on Wednesday, December 28, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. at the Western Carolina State Veterans Cemetery in Black Mountain.
He was buried at Western Carolina State Veterans Cemetery, Black Mountain, Buncombe County, North Carolina.

Children of William Bulis Bagwell and Gail Hudgins

Gail Hudgins

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     Gail Hudgins married William Bulis Bagwell, son of Willie Beulas "Bulis" Bagwell and Bernie Shewmake, circa 1975.

Patrick Bagwell

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     Patrick Bagwell is the son of William Bulis Bagwell and Gail Hudgins.

Ashley Bagwell

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     Ashley Bagwell is the daughter of William Bulis Bagwell and Gail Hudgins.

Stacy Bagwell

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     Stacy Bagwell is the daughter of William Bulis Bagwell and Gail Hudgins.

Barry Bagwell

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     Barry Bagwell is the son of Willie Beulas "Bulis" Bagwell and Bernie Shewmake.

Cynthia Bagwell

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     Cynthia Bagwell is the daughter of Willie Beulas "Bulis" Bagwell and Bernie Shewmake.

Norman Bagwell

M, b. circa 1939, d. before 2016
     Norman Bagwell was born circa 1939. He was the son of Willie Beulas "Bulis" Bagwell and Bernie Shewmake. Norman Bagwell died before 2016.

Catharine Kille

F, b. 24 April 1906, d. 25 December 2002
     Catharine Kille was born on 24 April 1906 in Asheville, Buncombe County, North Carolina. As of after 1920,her married name was Bagwell. She married Leo Hardy Bagwell, son of Hardy (Hardie) Bryant Bagwell and Ella Smith, after 1920. Catharine Kille died on 25 December 2002 at age 96 Catharine Kille Bagwell, 96, formerly of West Asheville, died Wednesday, December 25, 2002, at her home at Givens Estates United Methodist Retirement Community where she had been a resident for the past 23 years.

Mrs. Bagwell was born in Asheville and was a daughter of the late James and Mamie Havendar Kille. She was married to Leo H. Bagwell who died in 1990, and was also preceded in death by three sisters, Sarah and Charlotte Kille and Hilda Willis and by two brothers, John and Kenneth Kille.

She was a lifelong member of Trinity United Methodist Church where she served at various times as Superintendent of the Children's Department, taught Sunday School, directed the Senior Young at Heart Group and was President of the Women's Society of Christian Service. She also held positions in the District and Jurisdiction of the Women's Society. She was an accomplished seamstress and drapery maker.

She is survived by her daughter, one grandson, two great-grandchildren, a brother.

Burial will be at Riverside Cemetery.
She was buried at Riverside Cemetery, Asheville, Buncombe County, North Carolina.

James Burton Bagwell

M, b. 1 December 1923, d. 5 May 2009
     James Burton Bagwell was born on 1 December 1923. He was the son of Walter Lee Bagwell and Ara Jane Porter. James Burton Bagwell married Evelyn Patricia Wilson after 1945. James Burton Bagwell died on 5 May 2009 at age 85 Asheville - James Burton Bagwell, 85, died Tuesday May 5, 2009 at Emerald Ridge Rehabilitation and Care Center after a period of declining health.

A native of Laurens, SC, he lived most of his life in Buncombe County. He was the former owner and operator of Jim Bagwell Plumbing Co. and a Member of Merrimon Avenue Baptist Church. He was a W.W.II veteran of the U.S. Marine Corp. He was a son of the late Jehu and Jennie Mae Bagwell and the husband of the late Evelyn Bagwell. He was also preceded in death by his son, Ron Bagwell and a sister, Virginia Gibson.

Surviving are his daughter, Vickie Sizemore and husband Gene of Asheville; Sister, Marge Bagwell of Fairview; brother, Charles Bagwell of Asheville; granddaughters, Kathy Taylor and Traci Dove and 8 great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. Thursday at Anders-Rice Funeral Home with the Rev. Mike Wilson officiating.

Interment will be in Ashelawn Gardens of Memory.

The family will receive friends 7 to 9:00 P.M. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to: Gideons International, P.O. Box 1007, Asheville, NC 28802.
He was buried at Ashelawn Gardens of Memory, Asheville, Buncombe County, North Carolina.

Children of James Burton Bagwell and Evelyn Patricia Wilson

Evelyn Patricia Wilson

F, b. 28 October 1924, d. 29 June 2007
     Evelyn Patricia Wilson was born on 28 October 1924 in Yancey County, North Carolina. As of after 1945,her married name was Bagwell. She married James Burton Bagwell, son of Walter Lee Bagwell and Ara Jane Porter, after 1945. Evelyn Patricia Wilson died on 29 June 2007 at age 82 Asheville - Evelyn Patricia Wilson Bagwell, 82, died Friday June 29, 2007 at Memorial Mission Hospital after an extended illness.

A native of Yancey County, she lived most of her life in Buncombe County. She was a member of Merrimon Avenue Baptist Church. She was a daughter of the late George and Rita Jane Wilson and was also preceded in death by a son, Ron Bagwell and a sister, Helen Lanning.

Surviving are her husband of 61 years, James Burton Bagwell of the home; daughter, Vickie Sizemore and husband Gene of Asheville; sisters, Helena Higgins, Jessie Woody and Thelma Hunnicutt all of Yancey County; brother, Fred Wilson of Candler; sister-in-law, Marge Bagwell of Fairview; granddaughters, Kathy Taylor and Traci Dove; 7 great grandsons; 1 great granddaughter and several nieces and nephews.

Burial will be in Ashelawn Gardens of Memory.
She was buried at Ashelawn Gardens of Memory, Asheville, Buncombe County, North Carolina.

Children of Evelyn Patricia Wilson and James Burton Bagwell

Vickie Bagwell

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     Vickie Bagwell is the daughter of James Burton Bagwell and Evelyn Patricia Wilson. Vickie Bagwell married Gene Sizemore after 1955.

Ron Bagwell

M, b. after 1946, d. before 2009
     Ron Bagwell was born after 1946. He was the son of James Burton Bagwell and Evelyn Patricia Wilson. Ron Bagwell died before 2009.

(?) Gibson

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     (?) Gibson married Virginia S. Bagwell, daughter of Jehew Franklin Bagwell and Jennuie Mae Julian, after 1940.