Perry Vincent Bagwell1

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     Perry Vincent Bagwell is the son of Reverend Joseph Leo Bagwell and Shirley Black.1 Perry Vincent Bagwell married Shelia Jeffers after 1977.2 Perry Vincent Bagwell married Carolyn (?) before 2009.

Children of Perry Vincent Bagwell and Shelia Jeffers

Citations

  1. [S5053] Joseph Leo Bagwell Grave Stone, Find a Grave, www.findagrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi
  2. [S6536] Shelia Jeffers Bagwell Grave Stone, Find a Grave, www.findagrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/157014260

Samuel Bagwell1

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     Samuel Bagwell is the son of Reverend Joseph Leo Bagwell and Shirley Black.1 Samuel Bagwell married Diane (?) after 1966.

Citations

  1. [S5053] Joseph Leo Bagwell Grave Stone, Find a Grave, www.findagrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi

Christopher Bagwell1

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     Christopher Bagwell is the son of Reverend Joseph Leo Bagwell and Shirley Black.1 Christopher Bagwell married Diane (?) after 1966.

Citations

  1. [S5053] Joseph Leo Bagwell Grave Stone, Find a Grave, www.findagrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi

Paula Bagwell1

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     Paula Bagwell is the daughter of Reverend Joseph Leo Bagwell and Shirley Black.1 Paula Bagwell married Wendell Black after 1966.

Citations

  1. [S5053] Joseph Leo Bagwell Grave Stone, Find a Grave, www.findagrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi

Tonda Bagwell1

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     Tonda Bagwell is the daughter of Reverend Joseph Leo Bagwell and Shirley Black.1 Tonda Bagwell married Steve Drewberry after 1966.

Citations

  1. [S5053] Joseph Leo Bagwell Grave Stone, Find a Grave, www.findagrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi

Donna Bagwell1

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     Donna Bagwell is the daughter of Reverend Joseph Leo Bagwell and Shirley Black.1

Citations

  1. [S5053] Joseph Leo Bagwell Grave Stone, Find a Grave, www.findagrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi

William Anderson Davis

M, b. 15 November 1859, d. 8 November 1929
     William Anderson Davis was born on 15 November 1859. He married Tecora A Bagwell, daughter of Harmon Reed Bagwell and Irena Ann Davenport, after 1876. William Anderson Davis died on 8 November 1929 at age 69. He was buried at Washington Cemetery, Ware Place, Greenwood County, South Carolina.1

Citations

  1. [S5056] Cora Bagwell Davis Grave Stone, Find a Grave, www.findagrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi

Cherri Bagwell1

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     Cherri Bagwell is the daughter of Hoyt Edward Bagwell and Carolyn Grant.1

Citations

  1. [S5058] Hoyt Edward Bagwell Grave Stone, Find a Grave, www.findagrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi

Eddie Bagwell1

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     Eddie Bagwell is the son of Hoyt Edward Bagwell and Carolyn Grant.1

Citations

  1. [S5058] Hoyt Edward Bagwell Grave Stone, Find a Grave, www.findagrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi

Lonnie Martin Bagwell

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     Lonnie Martin Bagwell is the son of William Frederick Bagwell and Genia Emma Richardson. Lonnie Martin Bagwell married Janet Littleton before 1963 at Greenville, South Carolina. Lonnie Martin Bagwell and Janet Littleton were divorced on 24 September 1993 at Greenville, South Carolina. Lonnie Martin Bagwell married Jean Evelyn Shaffer in 1996.

Child of Lonnie Martin Bagwell and Janet Littleton

Wade Welborn Bagwell

M, b. 7 August 1930, d. 10 July 2023
     Wade Welborn Bagwell was born on 7 August 1930 in Anderson County, South Carolina. He was the son of William Frederick Bagwell and Genia Emma Richardson. Wade Welborn Bagwell married Barbara Jean Ducworth after 1947. He served in the Unit Hq and Hqsq 1st Marine Air Control Group 1 at Cherry Point, North Carolina, and 2nd Marine Air Wing. Wade Welborn Bagwell died on 10 July 2023 at age 92


Wade Welborn Bagwell, 92, of Greenville, SC passed away on Monday, July 10, 2023.
Born in Anderson County, he was the son of the late William F. Bagwell, Sr. and Emma Richardson Bagwell of Pelzer.

Wade was a devoted and loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and brother. He is survived by the love of his life, Bobbie, his wife of nearly 76 years, his daughter Kathy Sisk (Tim), granddaughter Lindsey Connell (John), grandson Leighton Sisk (Kendall), and great-granddaughter Addison Connell, all of Greenville. He is also survived by sister Sybil Williams and brother Lonnie Bagwell, both of Anderson.

As a member of the US Marine Corps, Wade proudly served his country during the Korean War. Wade was a Christian, and faithful member of Edwards Road Baptist Church for over 50 years. After a long and successful career, Wade retired from Winn Dixie. He enjoyed spending time outside fishing, golfing and gardening.

In addition to his loving parents, Wade was preceded in death by his brothers William F. Bagwell, Carl Bagwell, Ellis Bagwell and Hoyt Bagwell, and sisters Edith Harrison, Gladys Spearman, and Ruth Bagwell.

Funeral services will take place Friday, July 14, 2023 at 2:00 pm at Edwards Road Baptist Church, 1050 Edwards Road, Greenville, SC 29615. Prior to the service, his family will have visitation from 1:00-2:00 pm at the church. Contributions in Wade’s name may be made to Edward’s Road Baptist Church.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.mackeycenturydrive.com for the Bagwell family.


He was buried on 14 July 2023 at Woodlawn Memorial Park, Greenville, South Carolina.

Child of Wade Welborn Bagwell and Barbara Jean Ducworth

Kathryn Durham1

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     Kathryn Durham married John Carl Bagwell, son of William Frederick Bagwell and Genia Emma Richardson, after 1945.1

Children of Kathryn Durham and John Carl Bagwell

Citations

  1. [S5061] J Carl Bagwell Grave Stone, Find a Grave, www.findagrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi

Nancy Carolina Wilson

F, b. 1 February 1925, d. 11 February 2020
     Nancy Carolina Wilson was born on 1 February 1925 in Anderson, Anderson County, South Carolina. As of after 1945,her married name was Bagwell. She married James Ellis Bagwell, son of William Frederick Bagwell and Genia Emma Richardson, after 1945. Nancy Carolina Wilson died on 11 February 2020 in Piedmont, Anderson County, South Carolina, at age 95
Nancy Caroline Wilson Bagwell
February 01, 1925 - February 11, 2020

Piedmont, SC
Nancy Caroline Wilson Bagwell, 95, wife of the late James Ellis Bagwell, Sr., passed away on Tuesday, February 11, 2020.
Born in Anderson County, she was the daughter of the late Edward Carlton Wilson, Sr., and Ruth Emily Martin Wilson. Mrs. Bagwell was a Godly mother, grandmother, and friend to many. She was known to her family and friends as “Gammie”.
She retired from Anderson School District One after 31 years as an elementary teacher in Greenville and Anderson Counties. She enjoyed hand crafts and was an accomplished seamstress/tailor. As a member of White Plains Baptist Church since 1951, Mrs. Bagwell was an active member, serving in many leadership capacities, including church pianist for approximately 25 years.
Survivors include her daughters and their spouses, Carol and Bill Green of Pelzer, Cynthia and Ted Bunton of Piedmont; son, James Ellis, Jr. and Susan Bagwell of Piedmont; brother and sister-in-law, Wayne and Cynthia Ann Wilson of Starr; six grandchildren, James David and Amy Bagwell, Suzanne and Steven Garrett, Ben Bunton, Brian Bunton, Jonathan and Sherry Green, and Rachel Green; and nine great-grandchildren, Tyler, Evan, and Annabeth Bagwell, Lauren, Emily, and Thomas Green, Wyatt Bradberry, Eli and Emily Garrett.
The family would like to acknowledge her special friend, Shirley West and her loving caregivers, Deborah Jennings, Kathy Doolittle, Martha Whitacre, Dino Hicks, and Anne Moore.
She was predeceased by brothers, Charles, Edward, Willis, Wallis, Kyle, and Sidney Wilson; and grandson, David Green.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, February 12, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Gray Mortuary.
The service will be Thursday, February 13 at 11:00 a.m. at White Plains Baptist Church, with entombment to follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.

Gray Mortuary, Inc.
52 Main Street
Pelzer, South Carolina 29669
Phone: (864) 947-6201.

She was buried at Forest Lawn Memorial Cemetery, Anderson, Anderson County, South Carolina.

Ottis Thomas Harrison1

M, b. 20 January 1918, d. 30 November 2012
     Ottis Thomas Harrison was born on 20 January 1918.1 He married Edith Elizabeth Bagwell, daughter of William Frederick Bagwell and Genia Emma Richardson, after 1930.1 Ottis Thomas Harrison died on 30 November 2012 at age 94.1 He was buried at White Plains Baptist Church Cemetery, Anderson County, South Carolina.1

Citations

  1. [S5063] Ottis Thomas "OT" Harrison Grave Stone, Find a Grave, www.findagrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi

Nellie Ruth Brown

F, b. 19 November 1926, d. 12 January 2015
     Nellie Ruth Brown was born on 19 November 1926.1 As of after 1945,her married name was Bagwell. She married James Wade Bagwell, son of Luther Broadus Bagwell and Gladys Bell Holland, after 1945. Nellie Ruth Brown died on 12 January 2015 at age 88.1 She was buried at Forest Lawn Memorial Cemetery, Anderson, Anderson County, South Carolina.1

Children of Nellie Ruth Brown and James Wade Bagwell

Citations

  1. [S7112] Nellie Ruth Bagwell Grave Stone, Find a Grave, www.findagrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/244093140

Mary F. (?)

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     Mary F. (?) married Guy Ellis Bagwell, son of Luther Broadus Bagwell and Gladys Bell Holland, after 1953.

Blanche Elizabeth Fowler1

F, b. 22 October 1925, d. 5 January 2003
     Blanche Elizabeth Fowler was born on 22 October 1925 in White Stone, Spartanburg County, South Carolina. As of after 1944,her married name was Bagwell.1 She married Walter Edward Bagwell, son of William Homer Bagwell and Maybelle Johnson, after 1944.1 Blanche Elizabeth Fowler died on 5 January 2003 in Chesnee, Spartanburg County, South Carolina, at age 77
Blanche Elizabeth Fowler Bagwell, 77, of Chesnee, SC, formerly of Inman, SC, died Sunday, January 5, 2003 at her home.

Native of Whitestone, SC, widow of Walter Edward “Pete” Bagwell; daughter of the late Samuel and Viola Proctor Fowler.

Formerly employed with Inman Mills, was a member of Victory Baptist Church of Inman, and was a former charter member of the First Free Will Baptist Church of Inman.

Surviving are four daughters, Carol Lynn Branch of Inman, Patricia Ann Lark of Woodruff, Cassie Doreen Gowan and Donna Lou Fowler, both of Chesnee; a son, Mark Bagwell of Inman; three half-sisters, Betty Lankford of Spartanburg, Nana Lou Mullinax of Rock Hill and Julia Chapman of Morganton, N.C; 10 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held at 3:00 p.m., Tuesday, January 7, 2003 at Victory Baptist Church, conducted by the Rev. Burrell Wyatt and the Rev. Earl Hendrix. Burial was in Fort Prince Memorial Gardens.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Mobile Meals Service, P.O. Box 461, Spartanburg, S.C., 29304; or to Hospice Special Needs Fund, 120 Heywood Ave., Suite 300, Spartanburg, S.C., 29302.

Floyd’s North Church Street Chapel
Spartanburg, SC.

She was buried at Fort Prince Memorial Gardens, Wellford, Spartanburg County, South Carolina.

Children of Blanche Elizabeth Fowler and Walter Edward Bagwell

Citations

  1. [S5065] Walter Edward "Pete" Bagwell Grave Stone, Find a Grave, www.findagrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi

Carol Lynn Bagwell1

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     Carol Lynn Bagwell is the daughter of Walter Edward Bagwell and Blanche Elizabeth Fowler.1 Carol Lynn Bagwell married (?) Branch after 1966.

Citations

  1. [S5065] Walter Edward "Pete" Bagwell Grave Stone, Find a Grave, www.findagrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi

Patricia Ann Bagwell1

F, b. 12 September 1952, d. 17 September 2016
     Patricia Ann Bagwell was born on 12 September 1952 in Spartanburg, Spartanburg County, South Carolina.1 She was the daughter of Walter Edward Bagwell and Blanche Elizabeth Fowler.1 As of after 1970,her married name was Parker. Patricia Ann Bagwell married Dale Parker after 1970. Patricia Ann Bagwell died on 17 September 2016 in Spartanburg, Spartanburg County, South Carolina, at age 64
Patricia Ann Bagwell Lark Parker, 64, of Woodruff, SC, died Saturday, September 17, 2016 in Spartanburg Medical Center.

Born September 12, 1952 in Spartanburg, SC, daughter of the late Walter Edward and Blanche Elizabeth Fowler Bagwell.

Payroll clerk for Rogers Cartage and was a longtime hairstylist; attended Carolina Baptist Church.

Survivors include her husband, Dale Parker; daughter, Dana Williamson (Chris) of Cowpens, SC; step-son, John Parker (Amanda) of Spartanburg, SC; grandchildren, Courtney, Dawson, Carson, Daxton, Colton Williamson; step-grandchildren, Christopher and Cameron Parker; brother, Mark Bagwell (Ginger) of Inman; sisters, Lynn Branch (Jimmy) of Inman; Donna Fowler of Inman; Doreen Gowan (Mike) of Chesnee; and several nieces and nephews.

She was also predeceased by a brother, Roger Bagwell.

The family received friends from 3:00 - 3:45 PM Tuesday, September 20, 2016 at Carolina Baptist Church, 256 Floyd Road, Spartanburg, SC 29303.

Memorial service was 4:00 PM at Carolina Baptist Church, conducted by the Rev. Marc Williamson.

Published in Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Sept. 19 to Sept. 20, 2016.

She was cremated after 17 September 2016.

Citations

  1. [S5065] Walter Edward "Pete" Bagwell Grave Stone, Find a Grave, www.findagrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi

Donna Lou Bagwell1

F, b. 29 November 1953, d. 21 July 2018
     Donna Lou Bagwell was born on 29 November 1953 in Spartanbrug, Spartanburg County, South Carolina.1 She was the daughter of Walter Edward Bagwell and Blanche Elizabeth Fowler.1 As of 4 April 1977,her married name was Gowan. Donna Lou Bagwell married Vaughn Ray Gowan on 4 April 1977 at Richmond, Virginia. Donna Lou Bagwell died on 21 July 2018 in Spartanburg, Spartanburg County, South Carolina, at age 64
Donna Lou Bagwell Fowler, 64, of Inman, SC went home to be with the Lord, Saturday, July 21, 2018 at Spartanburg Medical Center.

Born November 29, 1953 in Spartanburg, daughter of the late Walter “Pete” Bagwell and Blanche Fowler Bagwell.

Formerly employed with Rainbow Child Care and attended Momentum Church.

Surviving is her son, Clayton Charles of Chesnee; sisters, Cassie Doreen Bagwell Roberts Gowen of Chesnee, Lynn Branch of Inman and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by brothers, Mark Edward Bagwell and Roger Bagwell; a sister, Patricia Ann Bagwell Lark Parker.

Memorial service was held 3:00 p.m. Tuesday, July 24, 2018 at Momentum Church, 105 Fosters Grove Road, Chesnee, SC with Rev. Jonathan Weaver officiating.

The family received friends from 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. Tuesday, prior to the service at the church.

In lieu of flowers, memorials could be made to the family.

Harris-Nadeau Mortuary
Chesnee, SC.

She was cremated after 21 July 2018.

Citations

  1. [S5065] Walter Edward "Pete" Bagwell Grave Stone, Find a Grave, www.findagrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi

Cassie Doreene Bagwell1

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     Cassie Doreene Bagwell is the daughter of Walter Edward Bagwell and Blanche Elizabeth Fowler.1

Citations

  1. [S5065] Walter Edward "Pete" Bagwell Grave Stone, Find a Grave, www.findagrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi

Mark Edward Bagwell1

M, b. 2 May 1944, d. 16 January 2018
     Mark Edward Bagwell was born on 2 May 1944 in Spartanburg County, South Carolina.1 He was the son of Walter Edward Bagwell and Blanche Elizabeth Fowler.1 He was in the US Army. Mark Edward Bagwell married Ginger Carole McIntyre on 1 May 1964 at Hartford, Connecticut. Mark Edward Bagwell died on 16 January 2018 in Spartanburg County, South Carolina, at age 73. He was buried at Fort Prince Memorial Gardens, Wellford, Spartanburg County, South Carolina.

Child of Mark Edward Bagwell and Ginger Carole McIntyre

Citations

  1. [S5065] Walter Edward "Pete" Bagwell Grave Stone, Find a Grave, www.findagrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi

Gladys Bell Holland

F, b. 2 October 1904, d. 9 June 1970
     Gladys Bell Holland was born on 2 October 1904 in Anderson, Anderson County, South Carolina. As of circa 1923,her married name was Bagwell. She married Luther Broadus Bagwell, son of Joseph Ellis Bagwell and Margaret Ann Holiday, circa 1923. Gladys Bell Holland died on 9 June 1970 in Anderson, Anderson County, South Carolina, at age 65.

Barbara Jean Ducworth

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     Barbara Jean Ducworth married Wade Welborn Bagwell, son of William Frederick Bagwell and Genia Emma Richardson, after 1947.

Child of Barbara Jean Ducworth and Wade Welborn Bagwell

Jean Evelyn Shaffer

F, b. 26 October 1935, d. 22 December 2019
     Jean Evelyn Shaffer was born on 26 October 1935 in Curwensville, Pennsylvania. As of 1996,her married name was Bagwell. She married Lonnie Martin Bagwell, son of William Frederick Bagwell and Genia Emma Richardson, in 1996. Jean Evelyn Shaffer died on 22 December 2019 in Anderson, South Carolina, at age 84


Jean Evelyn Shaffer Bagwell, 84, of Anderson, SC, passed away Sunday, December 22, 2019 at The Garden House of Anderson.

Born October 26, 1935 in Curwensville, PA, she was a daughter of the late Harry Shaffer and Marie Norris Shaffer. Jean worked in retail as a sales supervisor for JC Penney and was a member of Boulevard Baptist Church.

She is survived by her husband, Lonnie Martin Bagwell; sons, Brad Hone (Bob) of Anderson, SC and Kelly Hone of Michigan; step-daughters, Kay Payne (Barry) and Pam Landreth, both of Simpsonville, SC; sisters, Shirley Spence of Bay City, TX and Sharon Rouge of Mechanicsburg, PA; seven grandchildren; four step-grandchildren; and three step-great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her son, Tim Hone and sister, Gloria Brent.

The family will receive friends from 12:30-1:30pm Thursday, December 26, 2019 at Boulevard Baptist Church. The funeral service will follow at 2:00pm with Rev Jack Couch and Rev. Austin Carty officiating. Entombment will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park Mausoleum.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Boulevard Baptist Church, 700 Boulevard, Anderson, SC 29621 or the Alzheimers Association, 4124 Clemson Blvd Suite L, Anderson, SC 29621.


She was buried on 26 December 2019 at Forest Lawn Memorial Park Mausoleum, Anderson, Anderson County, South Carolina.

James Herman “Omar” Bagwell1

M, b. 2 August 1960, d. 17 May 2023
     James Herman “Omar” Bagwell was born on 2 August 1960 in Laurens, Laurens County, South Carolina.1 He was the son of Jesse Herman Bagwell and Mary Catherine Fowler.1 James Herman “Omar” Bagwell married Vone Tumblin after 1979. James Herman “Omar” Bagwell died on 17 May 2023 in Honea Path, Abbeville County, South Carolina, at age 62


James Herman “Omar” Bagwell, age 62, of Honea Path, SC, and husband of Vone Tumblin Bagwell, passed away on Wednesday, May 17, 2023, at his home.

Born in Laurens, he was the son of the late Jesse Herman and Mary Catherine Fowler Bagwell. Omar was a member of Northside Baptist Church and was retired from CPW. He loved fishing, bird dog hunting, dirt-track racing with his son, but most of all, he loved his family.

In addition to his wife, Vone, he is survived by his son, Jesse Brandon Bagwell of the home; a cousin, Joann Chastain of the home; special aunts, Betty Hazel of Laurens and Bernice Fowler of Royston, GA; and numerous cousins.

Omar is predeceased by an infant sister as well as his parents.

The funeral service will be held at 2:00 PM on Tuesday, May 23, 2023, at Northside Baptist Church, conducted by Rev. Ronnie Blackwell and Rev. Jackie Hughes. The family will receive friends at the church one hour prior to the funeral service.

Burial will be at Forest Lawn Cemetery immediately following the funeral service.

Memorials may be made to The Laurens Memorial Home for the Aged, 3744 Torrington Road, Laurens, SC 29360 or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN, 38105.


He was buried on 23 May 2023 at Forest Lawn Cemetery, Laurens, Laurens County, South Carolina.

Child of James Herman “Omar” Bagwell and Vone Tumblin

Citations

  1. [S5074] Mary Catherine Fowler Bagwell Grave Stone, Find a Grave, www.findagrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi

Joann Bagwell1

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     Joann Bagwell is the daughter of Jesse Herman Bagwell and Mary Catherine Fowler.1

Citations

  1. [S5074] Mary Catherine Fowler Bagwell Grave Stone, Find a Grave, www.findagrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi

Mary Pearl Lyon1

F, b. 1 January 1927, d. 12 October 2008
     Mary Pearl Lyon was also known as Mary Pearl Lyons. She was born on 1 January 1927 in Laurens County, South Carolina.1 As of after 1946,her married name was Bagwell.1 She married Maurice J. Bagwell, son of John R. Beaman Bagwell and Allie Bishop, after 1946.1 Mary Pearl Lyon died on 12 October 2008 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma, at age 81.1 She was buried at Forest Lawn Cemetery, Laurens, Laurens County, South Carolina.1

Child of Mary Pearl Lyon and Maurice J. Bagwell

Citations

  1. [S5076] Mary Pearl Lyon Bagwell Grave Stone, Find a Grave, www.findagrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi

John Arvel Bagwell1

M, b. 13 February 1954, d. 21 July 2019
     John Arvel Bagwell was born on 13 February 1954 in Laurens, South Carolina.1 He was the son of Maurice J. Bagwell and Mary Pearl Lyon.1 He served in the US Air Force for over 10 years. John Arvel Bagwell married Deborah Gist in November 1995. John Arvel Bagwell died on 21 July 2019 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, at age 65
John Arvel Bagwell went to be with his Lord and Savior on Sunday, July 21, 2019 in Oklahoma City, OK. He was born on February 13, 1954 in Laurens, SC to Maurice and Mary Pearl (Lyons) Bagwell. John grew up in Laurens community, where he graduated from high school and went on to attend Limestone College, graduating with a bachelor’s degree in Business. Upon graduating college, John went on to serve over 10 years for the United States Air Force.

John was a proud American. He loved serving his country and his fellow Americans in any way that he could. He believed in what the US flag stands for, lived in such a manner and bravely served to protect its values. Upon serving in the Air Force, John went on to work at the Laurens Walmart Distribution Center.

In 1994, John moved to Oklahoma City and began working at the Choctaw Trucking Company before becoming a Loss Prevention Supervisor for Bed Bath & Beyond, where he retired. During his time in Oklahoma City, he met Deborah Gist, and they married in November of 1995.

Above all else, John always put God and his faith first. He was a proud Christian and tried to live his life by example. John was known to be very funny and had a great sense of humor. He loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren. John enjoyed taking his children, Jason and Hilary, fishing and camping while they were growing up. One of his greatest joy in life was being able to share his fishing secrets with his grandchild, Keanon, and being able to take Mila fishing for her first time. John also enjoyed researching what some may consider “conspiracy theories,” and sharing his findings with his family.

John is survived by his wife, Deborah Bagwell; daughter Karissa Mills and her husband Chris; son, Jason Bagwell and his wife Angela; daughter Hilary Bagwell and grandchildren: Taryn, Keanon, Kaidence and Mila. He is preceded in death by his parents and his brother, David Rhodes.

A service celebrating the life of John will be held on Wednesday, July 24, 2019 at 3 p.m. at the Crawford Funeral Service Chapel, 610 NW 178th St. Edmond, OK 73012. There will be a reception following the service for family and friends. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made out to Integris Hospice House, 13920 Quailbrook Dr. Oklahoma City, OK 73134.

Children of John Arvel Bagwell and Deborah Gist

Citations

  1. [S5076] Mary Pearl Lyon Bagwell Grave Stone, Find a Grave, www.findagrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi

Violet Foster1

F, b. 1922, d. 2005
     Violet Foster was born in 1922.1 As of after 1940,her married name was Bagwell.1 She married Fred Bagwell, son of James Robert Bagwell and Evie Oneva Knight, after 1940.1 Violet Foster died in 2005.1 She was buried at Forest Lawn Cemetery, Laurens, Laurens County, South Carolina.1

Child of Violet Foster and Fred Bagwell

Citations

  1. [S5082] Violet Foster Bagwell Grave Stone, Find a Grave, www.findagrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi