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 Luther Zoe “Lou” 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 Luther Zoe “Lou” Garrett, before 1937.

Children of Bernie Shewmake and Willie Beulas "Bulis" Bagwell

William Bulis Bagwell Jr.

M, b. 9 October 1938, d. 23 December 2016
     William Bulis Bagwell Jr. 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 Jr. married Gail Hudgins circa 1975. William Bulis Bagwell Jr. 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 Jr. and Gail Hudgins

Gail Hudgins

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     Gail Hudgins married William Bulis Bagwell Jr., 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 Jr. and Gail Hudgins.

Ashley Bagwell

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

Stacy Bagwell

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     Stacy Bagwell is the daughter of William Bulis Bagwell Jr. 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.1 As of after 1930,her married name was Bagwell. She married Leo Hardy Bagwell, son of Hardy (Hardie) Bryant Bagwell and Ella Smith, after 1930. 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.1
She was buried at Riverside Cemetery, Asheville, Buncombe County, North Carolina.1

Citations

  1. [S5371] Catharine Kille Bagwell Grave Stone, Find a Grave, www.findagrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/24845538/…

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 Jehew Franklin Bagwell and Jennuie Mae Julian. 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 Jehew Franklin Bagwell and Jennuie Mae Julian, 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.

James Ronald Bagwell

M, b. 24 November 1950, d. 16 December 1992
     James Ronald Bagwell was born on 24 November 1950 in Buncombe County, North Carolina. He was the son of James Burton Bagwell and Evelyn Patricia Wilson. James Ronald Bagwell died on 16 December 1992 at age 42. He was buried at Ashelawn Gardens of Memory, Asheville, Buncombe County, North Carolina.

(?) Gibson

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

Eula Marguerite Bagwell

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     Eula Marguerite Bagwell is the daughter of Jehew Franklin Bagwell and Jennuie Mae Julian.

Charlie Alvin Bagwell

M, b. 3 June 1948, d. 3 June 1948
     Charlie Alvin Bagwell died on 3 June 1948 in Pickens County, South Carolina. He was born on 3 June 1948 in Pickens County, South Carolina. He was the son of Alvin Lee Bagwell and Veronica Green.

Mary Lou Brank Coggins

F, b. 26 June 1916, d. 18 August 2012
     Mary Lou Brank Coggins was born on 26 June 1916 in Henderson County, North Carolina. As of after 1950,her married name was Bagwell. She married Woodfin Paul Bagwell, son of John Littleton Bagwell and Ellen L. Garren, after 1950. Mary Lou Brank Coggins died on 18 August 2012 in North Carolina at age 96. She was buried at Bethesda United Methodist Church Cemetery, Asheville, Buncombe County, North Carolina.

William J. Alley

M, b. 7 February 1919, d. 21 June 1970
     William J. Alley was born on 7 February 1919. He married Ann N. Bagwell, daughter of Frank Whittington Bagwell and Bessie Wyatt, after 1935. William J. Alley died on 21 June 1970 at age 51. He was buried at Lewis Memorial Park, Asheville, Buncombe County, North Carolina.

Gene Sizemore

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

Marvin Howard Bagwell

M, b. 18 October 1921, d. 2 April 2017
     Marvin Howard Bagwell was born on 18 October 1921 in Buncombe County, North Carolina. He was the son of Wilton Horace Bagwell and Helen Watkins. He was a Staff Sergaent in the US Army during World War II.

I beleive he was with the 451st Bombardment Group. He was awarded the Air Medal in Feb 21, 1944, the Air Medal with 2 Oak Leaf Cluster on May 20, 2944, the Air Medal with 2 Oak leaf Cluster on May 20, 1944 also, the Air Medal with 4 Oak Leaf Cluster on June 03, 2944, the Air Medal with 5 Oak Leaf Cluster on June 27, 2944.

The 451st BG and their B-24's moved to the Mediterranean theater, November 1943-January 1944. They were based in Italy and assigned to the 15th Air Force. Flew strategic missions to oil refineries, aircraft factories, airfields, marshalling yards and other industrial targets. They were commended three times being awarded a Distinguished Unit Citation (DUC) for missions to Regensburg 22 February 1944, Ploesti 5 April 1944 and Vienna 23 August 1944. They would be based in Italy through VE Day.1 Marvin Howard Bagwell married Henrietta Anderson after 1946. Marvin Howard Bagwell died on 2 April 2017 in Chandler, Buncombe County, North Carolina, at age 95.1 He was buried at Piney Mountain Methodist Cemetery, Candler, Buncombe County, North Carolina.1

Children of Marvin Howard Bagwell and Henrietta Anderson

Citations

  1. [S4156] Sr Marvin Howard Bagwell Grave Stone, Find a Grave, www.findagrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi

Henrietta Anderson

F, b. 11 May 1927, d. 25 October 2010
     Henrietta Anderson was born on 11 May 1927.1 As of after 1946,her married name was Bagwell. She married Marvin Howard Bagwell, son of Wilton Horace Bagwell and Helen Watkins, after 1946. Henrietta Anderson died on 25 October 2010 at age 83
Henrietta Anderson Bagwell, 83, of Candler, died on Monday, October 25, 2010, at the Brian Center, in Weaverville.

A Buncombe Co. native, Mrs. Bagwell was a daughter of the late Henry Johnson and Mary Etta Israel Anderson. She was also preceded in death by an infant daughter, Sandra Carole Bagwell, and her sister, Nancy Foster.

During WWII, Mrs. Bagwell worked for the U.S. Air Force as a file clerk. She later also worked for Sluder-Adams Insurance Co., in Asheville. She was a member of Piney Mountain United Methodist Church, and of the Daughters of the American Revolution.

Mrs. Bagwell is survived by husband, Marvin Howard Bagwell, Sr; daughter, Sharon Diane Bagwell, of Candler; son, Marvin Howard Bagwell, Jr., and his wife, Cinthia Milner, of Leicester; sister, Arida Young, of Candler; brother, Fred Anderson, of Candler; two grandsons, Joffrey and Micah; and a number of nieces and nephews.

A funeral service for Mrs. Bagwell will be at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday at Piney Mountain United Methodist Church with the Rev. Ron Hartman officiating. Interment will follow at the church cemetery.1
She was buried at Piney Mountain Methodist Cemetery, Candler, Buncombe County, North Carolina.1

Children of Henrietta Anderson and Marvin Howard Bagwell

Citations

  1. [S4157] Henrietta Anderson Bagwell Grave Stone, Find a Grave, www.findagrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi

Sharon Diane Bagwell

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     Sharon Diane Bagwell is the daughter of Marvin Howard Bagwell and Henrietta Anderson.

Marvin Howard Bagwell Jr.

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     Marvin Howard Bagwell Jr. is the son of Marvin Howard Bagwell and Henrietta Anderson.

Henry Glenn Bagwell

M, b. 28 May 1899, d. 1 January 1943
Henry Glenn Bagwell - Obituary
The Atlanta Constitution, Janusary 3, 1943 - Page 57
     Henry Glenn Bagwell was born on 28 May 1899 in Georgia. He was the son of James Albert Bagwell and Amanda Jane Talton. Henry Glenn Bagwell married Nellie Mae Beaden after 1915. Henry Glenn Bagwell died on 1 January 1943 in Fulton County, Georgia, at age 43. He was buried at Rehoboth Cemetery, Tucker, DeKalb County, Georgia.

Children of Henry Glenn Bagwell and Nellie Mae Beaden

Nellie Mae Beaden

F, b. 8 May 1896, d. 14 April 1968
     Nellie Mae Beaden was born on 8 May 1896 in Georgia. As of after 1915,her married name was Bagwell. She married Henry Glenn Bagwell, son of James Albert Bagwell and Amanda Jane Talton, after 1915. Nellie Mae Beaden died on 14 April 1968 at age 71. She was buried at Rehoboth Cemetery, Tucker, DeKalb County, Georgia.

Children of Nellie Mae Beaden and Henry Glenn Bagwell

Robert Henry Bagwell

M, b. 12 July 1918, d. 31 December 1990
     Robert Henry Bagwell was born on 12 July 1918. He was the son of Henry Glenn Bagwell and Nellie Mae Beaden. Robert Henry Bagwell married Alice Agnes Miner after 1935. Robert Henry Bagwell died on 31 December 1990 in Georgia at age 72. He was buried at Rehoboth Cemetery, Tucker, DeKalb County, Georgia.

Children of Robert Henry Bagwell and Alice Agnes Miner