Kimberly (?)

F
     Kimberly (?) married Reverend Darrell Anthony Bagwell, son of James A. Bagwell and Marjurey Armita Lyle, after 1985.

Brian Edward Bagwell

M
     Brian Edward Bagwell married Jessica Annettia Saunders after 1986.

Jessica Annettia Saunders

F, b. 19 July 1968, d. 5 November 2020
     Jessica Annettia Saunders was born on 19 July 1968 in Nanticoke Memorial Hospital, Seaford, Delaware. As of after 1986,her married name was Bagwell. She married Brian Edward Bagwell after 1986. Jessica Annettia Saunders died on 5 November 2020 in TidalHealth Peninsula Regional, Salisbury, Maryland, at age 52


Jessica Annettia Bagwell, 52, of Salisbury, Maryland, was born at Nanticoke Memorial Hospital in Seaford, Delaware. She departed this life on Thursday, November 5, 2020, at TidalHealth Peninsula Regional in Salisbury.

Jessica attended Cape Elementary School in Millsboro, Delaware. She moved to Salisbury and attended East Salisbury Elementary School, Wicomico Middle School, and Wicomico Senior High School, from where she graduated.

In 1986, she became a city police officer and was an officer for a number of years. She also worked at the District Court. Her final job was at the Maryland Department of Agriculture, where she was a secretary and did payroll, before becoming ill.

Jessica was a member of St. James A.M.E. Zion Church where she served as a class leader and member of Feet to the Street, an outreach program. She had a passion for outreach.

She will be lovingly remembered by: her husband of 19 years, Brian E. Bagwell; two children, Dennis Roelke and Alisha (Bryan) Smart; her mother, Ellen Oney Thompson; two sisters, Carolyn Waller and Maxine Thompson; two brothers, Clifton and Dennis (Yolanda) Thompson; three grandchildren, Bryan “Nuk” Smart, Jr., Braylen “Bud” Smart, and Bri’Anna “Butterfly” Smart; several bonus siblings, godchildren, and god-grandchildren; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives, in-laws, and friends.

She was preceded in death by her father, Charles Saunders.

Mrs. Bagwell will lie in repose on Saturday, November 14, 2020, from 10 to 11 AM at St. James A.M.E. Zion Church, 521 Mack Avenue, Salisbury. The funeral service will begin at 11 AM. Interment will follow at Green Acres Memorial Park, Inc., West Road, Salisbury. If you wish to sign the guestbook, please do so online.



She was buried on 14 November 2020 at Green Acres Memorial Park, Salisbury, Maryland.

Bertah Sue Slack

F
     Bertah Sue Slack married Melvin Russell "Buck" Bagwell, son of Paul William Bagwell Sr. and Sarah Anne Blum, after 1957.

Melvin Russell Bagwell Jr.

M
     Melvin Russell Bagwell Jr. is the son of Melvin Russell "Buck" Bagwell and Geraldine Ridge. Melvin Russell Bagwell Jr. married Deborah Irene Harper before 1975. Melvin Russell Bagwell Jr. married Lana Elizabeth Parker on 7 November 1987 at Shreveport, Louisiana.

Children of Melvin Russell Bagwell Jr. and Deborah Irene Harper

Children of Melvin Russell Bagwell Jr. and Lana Elizabeth Parker

Lana Elizabeth Parker

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     Lana Elizabeth Parker married Melvin Russell Bagwell Jr., son of Melvin Russell "Buck" Bagwell and Geraldine Ridge, on 7 November 1987 at Shreveport, Louisiana.

Children of Lana Elizabeth Parker and Melvin Russell Bagwell Jr.

Timothy G Bagwell

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     Timothy G Bagwell is the son of Melvin Russell "Buck" Bagwell and Bertah Sue Slack. Timothy G Bagwell married Kristina (?) after 1977.

Kristina (?)

F
     Kristina (?) married Timothy G Bagwell, son of Melvin Russell "Buck" Bagwell and Bertah Sue Slack, after 1977.

Travis Bagwell

M
     Travis Bagwell is the son of Melvin Russell "Buck" Bagwell and Bertah Sue Slack. Travis Bagwell married Mandy (?) after 1977.

Mandy (?)

F
     Mandy (?) married Travis Bagwell, son of Melvin Russell "Buck" Bagwell and Bertah Sue Slack, after 1977.

Deborah Irene Harper

F, b. 23 December 1955, d. 6 April 2012
     Deborah Irene Harper was born on 23 December 1955 in Louisiana. As of before 1975,her married name was Bagwell. She married Melvin Russell Bagwell Jr., son of Melvin Russell "Buck" Bagwell and Geraldine Ridge, before 1975. Deborah Irene Harper died on 6 April 2012 in Alexandria, Rapides Parish, Louisiana, at age 56


Mrs. Deborah Powers, age 56 of Jonesboro, died Friday, April 6, 2012 at Rapides Regional Medical Center in Alexandria following a brief illness.

Friends may visit with the family 5:00 PM until 9:00 PM Tuesday, April 10, 2012 at Southern Funeral Home in Jonesboro. Funeral services will be held 11:00 AM Wednesday, April 11, 2012 at Full Gospel Christian Center, 207 W 7th Street, Jonesboro, La. with Reverend Eric McBride officiating. Interment will be at Harper Cemetery in Saline.

Mrs. Powers is survived by her husband, Tommy Powers, Jr; son, Jeff Bagwell; brothers, Julius Harper and wife Rebecca, David Harper; sisters, Mary Cole and husband Robert, Elizabeth Johnson and husband Marlon; a host of neices, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Mrs. Powers was preceded in death by her parents, Francis Benjamin Harper and Irene (Patterson) Harper; son, Greg Bagwell; brother, Carlton Harper; sister, Cordillia Harper, Ruby Burns.

Pallbearers are, Julius Francis Harper, Jr, Joe Harper, John Barber, Thomas Poole, Tommy Cole and Dawn Sims.

Southern Funeral Home of Jonesboro.


She was buried at Harper Family Cemetery, Bienville Parish, Louisiana.

Children of Deborah Irene Harper and Melvin Russell Bagwell Jr.

Gregory Neal Bagwell

M, b. 25 November 1975, d. 27 November 2010
     Gregory Neal Bagwell was born on 25 November 1975 in Louisiana. He was the son of Melvin Russell Bagwell Jr. and Deborah Irene Harper. Gregory Neal Bagwell died on 27 November 2010 in Jonesboro, Jackson Parish, Louisiana, at age 35


Mr. Gregory Neal Bagwell, age 35 of Jonesboro, died Saturday, November 27, 2010.
Friends may visit with the family 5:00 PM until 9:00 PM Sunday, November 28, 2010 at Southern Funeral Home of Jonesboro. Funeral services will be held 2:00 PM Monday, November 29, 2010 in the chapel of Southern Funeral Home with Reverend David Holton officiating. Interment will be at Antioch Community Cemetery near Goldonna.
Mr. Bagwell is survived by his mother, Debra Powers and husband Tommy of Jonesboro; father, Melvin Bagwell of Brewton's Mill; brother, Jeffrey Bagwell of Ruston; a host of other relatives and friends.

(source: Southern Funeral Homes.)


He was buried on 29 November 2010 at Antioch Community Cemetery, Winn Parish, Louisiana.

Jeffrey N. Bagwell

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     Jeffrey N. Bagwell is the son of Melvin Russell Bagwell Jr. and Deborah Irene Harper.

Haley E. Bagwell

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     Haley E. Bagwell is the daughter of Melvin Russell Bagwell Jr. and Lana Elizabeth Parker.

Brandon Bagwell

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     Brandon Bagwell is the son of Melvin Russell Bagwell Jr. and Lana Elizabeth Parker.

Geraldine Ridge

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     Geraldine Ridge married Melvin Russell "Buck" Bagwell, son of Paul William Bagwell Sr. and Sarah Anne Blum, on 27 February 1959 at Greenwood County, South Carolina.

Geneva (?)

F
     Geneva (?) married Paul Bagwell, son of Samuel Woodrow Bagwell and Ethel Lou Prisock, before 1975.

Children of Geneva (?) and Paul Bagwell

Maranda Nicole “Nikki” Bagwell

F, b. 19 January 1975, d. 22 May 2010
     Maranda Nicole “Nikki” Bagwell was born on 19 January 1975. She was the daughter of Paul Bagwell and Geneva (?) As of before 2010,her married name was Shelton. Maranda Nicole “Nikki” Bagwell married (?) Shelton before 2010. Maranda Nicole “Nikki” Bagwell died on 22 May 2010 at age 35. She was buried at Lakeview Cemetery, Lake Arthur, Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana.

Children of Maranda Nicole “Nikki” Bagwell

(?) Shelton

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     (?) Shelton married Maranda Nicole “Nikki” Bagwell, daughter of Paul Bagwell and Geneva (?), before 2010.

Marcus Bagwell

M
     Marcus Bagwell is the son of Maranda Nicole “Nikki” Bagwell.

Angelle Bagwell

F
     Angelle Bagwell is the daughter of Maranda Nicole “Nikki” Bagwell.

Casey Bagwell

F
     Casey Bagwell is the daughter of Maranda Nicole “Nikki” Bagwell.

Paula Sue Bagwell

F
     Paula Sue Bagwell is the daughter of Paul Bagwell and Geneva (?)

Donnie Ray Bagwell

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     Donnie Ray Bagwell is the son of Ray Armester Bagwell and Clara Bell Carter. Donnie Ray Bagwell married Beulah F. Hart in 1971 at Randolph County, Arkansas.

Beulah F. Hart

F
     Beulah F. Hart married Donnie Ray Bagwell, son of Ray Armester Bagwell and Clara Bell Carter, in 1971 at Randolph County, Arkansas.

Lurline Bagwell

F
     Lurline Bagwell is the daughter of Ray Armester Bagwell and Clara Bell Carter.

James Bagwell

M
     James Bagwell is the son of Ray Armester Bagwell and Clara Bell Carter.

Lawrence Ray Bagwell

M
     Lawrence Ray Bagwell is the son of Rayford Lafayette Bagwell and Mable Violet Brewton. Lawrence Ray Bagwell married Cindra M “Cindy” Kurten circa 1974.

Richard Irwin Bagwell

M, b. 27 April 1948, d. 18 June 2021
     Richard Irwin Bagwell was born on 27 April 1948 in Jonesboro, Louisiana. He was the son of Rayford Lafayette Bagwell and Mable Violet Brewton. Richard Irwin Bagwell married Karen (?) after 1966. Richard Irwin Bagwell married Gail (?) after 1975. Richard Irwin Bagwell died on 18 June 2021 at age 73


Mr. Richard Irwin Bagwell, age 73 of Zwolle, Louisiana passed away on Friday, June 18, 2021.

Born Tuesday, April 27, 1948 in Jonesboro, Louisiana, he was preceded in death by his parents, Mabel Brewton Bagwell and Ray Bagwell; and his wife, Karen Bagwell.

Richard Irwin (much known as Dad and Paw) Bagwell graduated Sulphur High in 1966, and McNeese State University in 1970. Not much after that he served in the U.S. Military from 1971-1973 and in Vietnam.

Mr. Bagwell returned to Sulphur, La. and owned a business with his brother for 20 years, known as R & L Services. During retirement in 2010 he moved to central Louisiana to pursue his lifelong dream of fishing EVERYDAY. He also was an avid conservationist, and served on multiple boards, including Saline Lake Lake Commission. He enjoyed fishing trips all over North America; he visited Alaska twice, Mexico four times, and many times to south Texas. He went Big game hunting in Colorado, Wyoming, Kansas, Texas, and Nebraska. More than any fishing or hunting trip he ever went on, he loved the Lord and his wife, children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren the most.

Those left to cherish his memory include his wife, Gail Bagwell; son, Damian Bagwell, of Lake Charles; daughters, Melanie St. Peirre Fruge' (Tim), of Georgia, and Amy St. Pierre McDonald (Mike), of Sulphur; brother, Larry Bagwell (Sheran), of Sulphur; grandchildren, Jacob (Sam), Courtney (Weston), Mason, Joel, Andi and Avery; great grandchildren, Ryder and Elliott; nephew, Heath; niece, Heather,

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 AM on Wednesday, June 23, 2021 at Southern Funeral Home in Winnfield, La. with Rev. Larry LaFleur and Rev. Lamar Carpenter officiating. Interment will follow in Antioch Community Cemetery, in Brewton's Mill.


He was buried at Antioch Community Cemetery, Winn Parish, Louisiana.

Cindra M “Cindy” Kurten

F, b. 15 September 1950, d. 29 September 2008
     Cindra M “Cindy” Kurten was born on 15 September 1950 in Vandergrift, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania. As of circa 1974,her married name was Bagwell. She married Lawrence Ray Bagwell, son of Rayford Lafayette Bagwell and Mable Violet Brewton, circa 1974. Cindra M “Cindy” Kurten died on 29 September 2008 in Carlyss, Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana, at age 58


Sulphur - Cindy Mondora Bagwell, 58, passed away suddenly at her Carlyss home on Monday, September 29, 2008.
Cindy, who was a member of Victory Worship Center, arose to be with her Lord Jesus Christ. Cindy was born September 15, 1950 in Vandergrift, PA and moved with her family to Lake Charles when she was thirteen years old. She graduated from Lake Charles High School in 1968 and went on to become a Licensed Practical Nurse. Cindy went to work for the Calcasieu Parish School Board in 1987 as a teacher's aide at Jake Drost School for the handicapped. Cindy was a truly gifted person in this vocation and touched many lives. More recently, she loved quilting and did so as often as she could.
Cindy was a totally devoted wife to her husband, Larry Bagwell, and together they enjoyed 34 years of marriage. She was also a devoted mother to her children, Heath Bagwell and Heather Bagwell Watson and husband Eric, but most of all she loved her three grandchildren, Allison, Bryce and Kylie Watson.
Cindy is survived by her husband, children and grandchildren. She is also survived by her mother, Mondora Kurten; her brother, Ken Kurten, Jr. and her sister, Gaye Smith. She was preceded in death by her father, Ken Kurten, Sr. and her grandparents.
Her funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Friday, October 3, at Hixson-Sulphur Memorial Funeral Home. Rev. Larry Lafleur of Victory Worship Center will officiate. Burial will be at 3:30 p.m. Friday at Antioch Cemetery in Winnfield, LA. Visitation will be from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday and from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Friday at Hixson-Sulphur Memorial Funeral Home. Words of comfort may be shared with the family at www.mem.com.


She was buried on 3 October 2008 at Antioch Community Cemetery, Winn Parish, Louisiana.