Mary Ellen Bagwell1

F, b. 4 June 1927, d. 6 February 2010
     Mary Ellen Bagwell was born on 4 June 1927.1 She was the daughter of Garry Falson Bagwell and Mary Elizabeth Lorenz.1 Mary Ellen Bagwell died on 6 February 2010 at age 82. She was buried at Sunset Memory Garden, Kokomo, Howard County, Indiana.

Citations

  1. [S911] James E. Bagwell (Kokomo Tribune), November 21, 1987, http://www.edanddebby.com/ktobits/BAGWELL_J_5787.jpg

Barbara Jean Bagwell1

F, b. 25 June 1928, d. 11 February 2021
Barbara Jean (Bagwell) Gerhart
1928 to 1949
     Barbara Jean Bagwell was born on 25 June 1928 in Kokomo, Howard County, Indiana.1 She was the daughter of Garry Falson Bagwell and Mary Elizabeth Lorenz.1 As of after 1945,her married name was Gerhart. Barbara Jean Bagwell married Jack Gerhart on 16 July 1949. Barbara Jean Bagwell died on 11 February 2021 in Kokomo, Indiana, at age 92


Barbara Jean Gerhart, 92, Kokomo, passed away at 3:15pm, Thursday, February 11, 2021 at Bloom of Kokomo. She was born on June 25, 1928 to Gary and Mary (Lorenz) Bagwell. She married Jack Gerhart on July 16, 1949. He preceded her in death on June 26, 1974.

Barbara was a graduate of Kokomo High School and retired from Delco Electronics. She was a member of Kokomo First Church of the Nazarene and enjoyed shopping and traveling.

She is survived by her children, Debbie (Greg) Abresch, John (Shelle) Gerhart, and Julie Gerhart; brother, Bill Bagwell; sisters, Pat Ford and Nancy Arnett; grandchildren, JB (Damla) Gerhart, Chris (Michelle) Gerhart, Ryan (Dusty) Abresch, Adam (Elizabeth) Abresch, Sharon Koon; and eight great grandchildren.

Along with her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Gary, Jim, and Dick; and sister, Mary Elizabeth Cope.

A private family burial will be held at Sunset Memory Gardens. Shirley & Stout Funeral Home & Crematory is assisting with the arrangements. A celebration of life will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made in Barbara’s honor to the Alzheimer’s Association. A special thank you from the family to the staff of Bloom of Kokomo for the care they provided for Barb’s last years.


She was buried at Sunset Memory Gardens, Kokomo, Indiana.

Citations

  1. [S911] James E. Bagwell (Kokomo Tribune), November 21, 1987, http://www.edanddebby.com/ktobits/BAGWELL_J_5787.jpg

Nancy Bagwell1

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     Nancy Bagwell is the daughter of Garry Falson Bagwell and Mary Elizabeth Lorenz.1

Citations

  1. [S911] James E. Bagwell (Kokomo Tribune), November 21, 1987, http://www.edanddebby.com/ktobits/BAGWELL_J_5787.jpg

Patty Dwyer1

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     Patty Dwyer married Garry Falson Bagwell Jr., son of Garry Falson Bagwell and Mary Elizabeth Lorenz, after 1945.

Citations

  1. [S911] James E. Bagwell (Kokomo Tribune), November 21, 1987, http://www.edanddebby.com/ktobits/BAGWELL_J_5787.jpg

Ava Lee Brock1

F, b. 12 March 1926, d. 21 March 2003
     Ava Lee Brock was born on 12 March 1926 in Heber Springs, Arkansas.1 She married Walter Max Bagwell, son of Parker Scott Bagwell and Hazel Dell Layden, on 19 March 1945 at South Bend, St. Joseph County, Indiana.1 As of 19 March 1945,her married name was Bagwell. Ava Lee Brock died on 21 March 2003 at age 77. She was buried at Sunset Memory Garden, Kokomo, Howard County, Indiana.

Citations

  1. [S913] Ava Lee Bagwell (Kokomo Tribune), March 23 2003, http://www.edanddebby.com/sunset/BAGWELL_A_6375.PDF

Patty Bagwell1

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     Patty Bagwell is the daughter of Walter Max Bagwell and Ava Lee Brock.1

Citations

  1. [S913] Ava Lee Bagwell (Kokomo Tribune), March 23 2003, http://www.edanddebby.com/sunset/BAGWELL_A_6375.PDF

Jan Bagwell1

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     Jan Bagwell is the daughter of Walter Max Bagwell and Ava Lee Brock.1

Citations

  1. [S913] Ava Lee Bagwell (Kokomo Tribune), March 23 2003, http://www.edanddebby.com/sunset/BAGWELL_A_6375.PDF

Sherry Bagwell1

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     Sherry Bagwell is the daughter of Walter Max Bagwell and Ava Lee Brock.1

Citations

  1. [S913] Ava Lee Bagwell (Kokomo Tribune), March 23 2003, http://www.edanddebby.com/sunset/BAGWELL_A_6375.PDF

Anita Bagwell1

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     Anita Bagwell is the daughter of Walter Max Bagwell and Ava Lee Brock.1

Citations

  1. [S913] Ava Lee Bagwell (Kokomo Tribune), March 23 2003, http://www.edanddebby.com/sunset/BAGWELL_A_6375.PDF

Carol Bagwell1

F
     Carol Bagwell is the daughter of Walter Max Bagwell and Ava Lee Brock.1

Citations

  1. [S913] Ava Lee Bagwell (Kokomo Tribune), March 23 2003, http://www.edanddebby.com/sunset/BAGWELL_A_6375.PDF

Lester Bagwell1

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     Lester Bagwell is the son of Walter Max Bagwell and Ava Lee Brock.1

Citations

  1. [S913] Ava Lee Bagwell (Kokomo Tribune), March 23 2003, http://www.edanddebby.com/sunset/BAGWELL_A_6375.PDF

Steve Bagwell1

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     Steve Bagwell is the son of Walter Max Bagwell and Ava Lee Brock.1

Citations

  1. [S913] Ava Lee Bagwell (Kokomo Tribune), March 23 2003, http://www.edanddebby.com/sunset/BAGWELL_A_6375.PDF

Gary Bagwell1

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     Gary Bagwell is the son of Walter Max Bagwell and Ava Lee Brock.1

Citations

  1. [S913] Ava Lee Bagwell (Kokomo Tribune), March 23 2003, http://www.edanddebby.com/sunset/BAGWELL_A_6375.PDF

John William Bagwell1

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     John William Bagwell is the son of Walter Max Bagwell and Ava Lee Brock.1 John William Bagwell married Pamela Jo Reason on 5 June 1981 at United Methodist Chapel, Kokomo, Indiana.

Citations

  1. [S913] Ava Lee Bagwell (Kokomo Tribune), March 23 2003, http://www.edanddebby.com/sunset/BAGWELL_A_6375.PDF

Bob Cayton1

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     Bob Cayton is the son of Edward Howe Cayton and Vella Mae Bagwell.1

Citations

  1. [S914] Email from Bob Cayton dated June/July 2009 to Hunter Wayne Bagwell - Subject Line: Dr. Lewis A. Bagwell Family History.

Edward Howe Cayton1

M, b. 23 May 1917, d. 26 March 1980
     Edward Howe Cayton was born on 23 May 1917 in Hacker's Creek, Lewis County, West Virginia.1 He married Vella Mae Bagwell, daughter of Arlo Bagwell and Mona May Ice, after 1935.1 Edward Howe Cayton died on 26 March 1980 in Ravenna, Portage County, Ohio, at age 62.1

Children of Edward Howe Cayton and Vella Mae Bagwell

Citations

  1. [S914] Email from Bob Cayton dated June/July 2009 to Hunter Wayne Bagwell - Subject Line: Dr. Lewis A. Bagwell Family History.

William Piggman Thrasher1

M, b. 1818, d. 1862
     William Piggman Thrasher was born in 1818.1 He married Elizabeth Parrish before 1859. William Piggman Thrasher died in 1862.1

Child of William Piggman Thrasher and Elizabeth Parrish

Citations

  1. [S914] Email from Bob Cayton dated June/July 2009 to Hunter Wayne Bagwell - Subject Line: Dr. Lewis A. Bagwell Family History.

Betty Jean Cayton1

F, b. 25 October 1947, d. 2 November 1992
     Betty Jean Cayton was born on 25 October 1947 in Gassaway, Braxton County, West Virginia.1 She was the daughter of Edward Howe Cayton and Vella Mae Bagwell.1 Betty Jean Cayton died on 2 November 1992 in Gassaway, Braxton County, West Virginia, at age 45.1

Citations

  1. [S914] Email from Bob Cayton dated June/July 2009 to Hunter Wayne Bagwell - Subject Line: Dr. Lewis A. Bagwell Family History.

(?) Cayton1

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     (?) Cayton is the daughter of Edward Howe Cayton and Vella Mae Bagwell.1

Citations

  1. [S914] Email from Bob Cayton dated June/July 2009 to Hunter Wayne Bagwell - Subject Line: Dr. Lewis A. Bagwell Family History.

Wiley Privett

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     Wiley Privett married Nancy Crabb.

Child of Wiley Privett and Nancy Crabb

Citations

  1. [S1481] Charles Blanchard, Counties of Howard and Tipton, Indiana.

Merrill Arthur Bagwell1,2

M, b. 1911, d. 24 December 1931
     Merrill Arthur Bagwell was also known as Arthur Merrill Bagwell.2 He was born in 1911 in Howard County, Indiana.1 He was the son of Reverend George Washington Bagwell and Alecta Hicks.1,2 Merrill Arthur Bagwell died on 24 December 1931 in Kokomo, Howard County, Indiana.1 He was buried at Jerome Cemetery, Union Township, Howard County, Indiana.1

Citations

  1. [S916] Ed and Debby's Website, Cemetery: Jerome Cemetery (Howard County, Indiana).
  2. [S917] Arthur Merrill Bagwell (Kokomo Tribune), December 23, 1931, http://edanddebby.com/HCC/Jerome/bagwell_arthur_m.jpg

Timothy Clarke Bagwell Ph.D.1

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     Timothy Clarke Bagwell Ph.D. is the son of Clessie Melburn Bagwell and Mary Lois Kirkendoll.1

Citations

  1. [S919] Email from Tim Bagwell dated June/July 2009 to Hunter Wayne Bagwell - Subject Line: Tim Bagwell Family History.

Donna Ruth Webb1

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     Donna Ruth Webb married William Henry Bagwell, son of Webster Emmett Bagwell and Dorothy Mae Clark, on 20 April 1955.1,2

Citations

  1. [S923] William H. Bagwel, Kokomo Tribune, http://edanddebby.com/HCC/Albright/Bagwell_William.jpg
  2. [S1730] Email from Janet Winrotte dated March 2011 to Hunter Wayne Bagwell - Subject Line: BAGWELL corrections.

Teresa Bagwell1

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     Teresa Bagwell is the daughter of William Henry Bagwell and Donna Ruth Webb.1

Citations

  1. [S923] William H. Bagwel, Kokomo Tribune, http://edanddebby.com/HCC/Albright/Bagwell_William.jpg

Vicki Bagwell1

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     Vicki Bagwell is the daughter of William Henry Bagwell and Donna Ruth Webb.1

Citations

  1. [S923] William H. Bagwel, Kokomo Tribune, http://edanddebby.com/HCC/Albright/Bagwell_William.jpg

Lynda Bagwell1

F
     Lynda Bagwell is the daughter of William Henry Bagwell and Donna Ruth Webb.1

Citations

  1. [S923] William H. Bagwel, Kokomo Tribune, http://edanddebby.com/HCC/Albright/Bagwell_William.jpg

Tammy Bagwell1

F
     Tammy Bagwell is the daughter of William Henry Bagwell and Donna Ruth Webb.1

Citations

  1. [S923] William H. Bagwel, Kokomo Tribune, http://edanddebby.com/HCC/Albright/Bagwell_William.jpg

Mary Lois Kirkendoll1

F, b. 19 August 1920, d. 7 March 2017
     Mary Lois Kirkendoll was born on 19 August 1920.2 As of 2 November 1941,her married name was Bagwell. She married Clessie Melburn Bagwell, son of Abner Guy Bagwell and Mattie Jenkins, on 2 November 1941 at Jackson, Cape Girardeau County, Missouri.1 Mary Lois Kirkendoll was buried at Haven Hill Cemetery, Olney, Richard County, Illinois. She died on 7 March 2017 in Olney, Richard County, Illinois, at age 96
Mary Lois (Kirkendoll) Bagwell, age 96, formerly of Charleston, Illinois passed away March 7, 2017 at Burgin Manor Nursing home in Olney, Illinois.

Mary was born on August 19, 1920, the daughter of Charles C. and Margueritte (Eaton) Kirkendoll.

Mary married Clessie Bagwell in Jackson, Cape Girardeau County, Mo on 2 Nov 1941.

Mary retired from public service with the Illinois Department of Veterans' Affairs in 1985 following 22 years as Service Officer Associate in the Olney office. Mary's brother Charles was a disabled Veteran and she took great pride in helping those who served their country. Mary graduated third in her class from Charleston High School in 1938. Her first job out of High School was with the National Youth Administration in Charleston one of the Roosevelt back to work New Deal agencies. While working there she met her future husband Clessie, who was assigned by the Civilian Conservation Corps to Fox Ridge State Park. The NYA and CCC helped build their skills and propelled them forward in pursuit of the American Dream. She was a proud Democrat and always fond of the idea that it was the New Deal that created her family.

Moving to Olney from Mattoon, Mary built her home while Clessie worked the new family farm and ABCO Oil Operators a small independent oil company. Mary was a Girl Scout Leader, a member of the Business and Professional Women's club and held several officer positions with that organization. Upon her retirement in 1982 she devoted herself to her hobby of doll clothes creation and design, contributing well over 1,000 dolls over 26 years to the Salvation Army for Christmas time gifts and the Richland Memorial Hospital Auxiliary for sale in the gift shop until her health forced her to retire from her hobby at the age of 91.

She is survived by her daughter Janice (Yen-Tien) Ma of Columbia, MD, son Houston Bagwell of Olney, IL, son Tim Bagwell (fiancée Denise Miller) of St. Louis, MO.

Grandchildren Loralie (Randy Richter) Ma of Fulton, MD, Christopher (Terri-Ann) Ma of Columbia, MD, Jennifer Bagwell of St. Louis, MO.

Also surviving are great grandchildren Nicole Bulte, Camille Bulte, and Scott Richter of Fulton, MD.

She is preceded in death by her beloved husband Clessie "Shorty" Bagwell and very beloved son, Troy Bagwell. Her father Charles C. Kirkendoll and mother Marguerite (Eaton) as well as stepmother Hazel (Scriver) and stepfather Leland Wenner.
Siblings preceding her were brother Charles Kirkendoll, Jr., baby sister Charlotte, sisters Kathryn Maxine (Dale) Stewart, Florence Lavonne (Denny) Carter and step-sister Iola Adams, brothers-in-law Jack Davis, Ercy Hendry, Eldo Bagwell, Leland Bagwell, Ansel Bagwell.

Olney Daily Mail, Olney, IL.

She was buried at Haven Hill Cemetery, Olney, Richland County, Illinois.

Children of Mary Lois Kirkendoll and Clessie Melburn Bagwell

Citations

  1. [S919] Email from Tim Bagwell dated June/July 2009 to Hunter Wayne Bagwell - Subject Line: Tim Bagwell Family History.
  2. [S3004] Mary L Kirkendoll Bagwell Grave Stone, Find a Grave, www.findagrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi

Janice Leah Bagwell1

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     Janice Leah Bagwell is the daughter of Clessie Melburn Bagwell and Mary Lois Kirkendoll.1 Janice Leah Bagwell married Yen-Tien Ma before 2016.

Citations

  1. [S919] Email from Tim Bagwell dated June/July 2009 to Hunter Wayne Bagwell - Subject Line: Tim Bagwell Family History.

Houston LeMonde Bagwell1

M, b. 9 January 1943, d. 7 May 2019
Houston L. Bagwell
US Navy during the Vietnam War
     Houston LeMonde Bagwell was born on 9 January 1943 in Richland County, Illinois.1 He was the son of Clessie Melburn Bagwell and Mary Lois Kirkendoll.1 Houston LeMonde Bagwell married Debbie Wilkinson after 1960. Houston LeMonde Bagwell lived in 2017 in Olney, Illinois. He died on 7 May 2019 in Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana, at age 76
Houston L. Bagwell, 72, of Dundas, IL, formerly of Olney, IL, passed away May 7, 2019 at Saint Vincent Seton Specialty Hospital in Indianapolis, Indiana, following heart surgery in November of last year.

Houston retired from Champion Laboratories, Inc. in West Salem and Albion, IL. in 2012. He graduated from East Richland High School in 1965 and from Southern Illinois University in 1978 with a Bachelor of Arts degree.

Houston was a photographer, painter, pencil and digital artist. He worked at Champion Laboratories for over 30 years where he enjoyed working with his many friends. He served in the United States Navy during the Vietnam war on the USS Dubuque and served aboard when the ship conducted helicopter minesweeping operations for Operation Endsweep in 1973 the naval mine removal operation in North Vietnamese waters at the end of the war. His greatest passion was genealogy, cataloging many families in Richland and Jasper counties, leading him to request burial with his Revolutionary War ancestors in Parke County, Indiana.

He was preceded in death by his beloved parents, Mary and Clessie "Shorty" Bagwell, very beloved brother Troy Bagwell, beloved grandparents, Charles Kirkendoll, Marguerite (Eaton), Abner Bagwell (USA), Mattie (Jenkins), beloved Uncle Ansel Bagwell and cousin Woody Bagwell.

He is survived by his daughter Jennifer Bagwell, former spouse Debbie (Wilkinson), his sister Janice Ma, her husband, Yen-Tien (Columbia, MD), his brother Timothy and his fiancée, Denise (St. Louis), his nephew, Chris Ma and his wife, Terriann, his niece Dr. Loralie Ma and her husband, Randy Ricktor, his great nieces, Nicole Bulte (Columbia, MD) and Camille Bulte of Baltimore, MD. He is also survived by his step-daughter Audrey Lynn and her sons Riley and Brody.

His close surviving cousins are Dianne Amador (Viergge) Joyce "Elaine" Bagwell and Ricky Bagwell. He also leaves behind 3 very dear friends, Jerry and Leda Geltz and their granddaughter Aliya.

Memorials can be made to the Richland Co. Veterans Organizations.

A funeral service will be held at 2:00 PM on Saturday, May 18, 2019 at Kistler-Patterson Funeral home in Olney, with a visitation one hour prior. Full Military Rites will be performed at the funeral home.

Cremation rites will be accorded
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He was buried at Martin Cemetery, Ferndale, Parke County, Indiana.

Child of Houston LeMonde Bagwell and Debbie Wilkinson

Citations

  1. [S919] Email from Tim Bagwell dated June/July 2009 to Hunter Wayne Bagwell - Subject Line: Tim Bagwell Family History.