John Driggers

M, b. 11 April 1895, d. 6 March 1960
     John Driggers was born on 11 April 1895 in Georgia. He married Elizabeth Glenn Oetgen, daughter of William Hottendorff Oetgen and Emma Johanna Meyer, circa 1925. John Driggers died on 6 March 1960 in Chatham County, Georgia, at age 64. He was buried at Hillcrest Abbey East Cemetery, Savannah, Chatham County, Georgia.

Ruby Nell Mann

F, b. 28 December 1939, d. 24 December 2020
     Ruby Nell Mann was born on 28 December 1939. As of 24 January 1959,her married name was Bagwell. She married Herman Mitchell Bagwell, son of Doyle Turner Bagwell and Virgie Marie Burdine, on 24 January 1959 at Winona, Mississippi. Ruby Nell Mann died on 24 December 2020 in Winona Manor, Winona, Montgomery County, Mississippi, at age 80.

Child of Ruby Nell Mann and Herman Mitchell Bagwell

(?) McGinn

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     (?) McGinn married Ella Ruth Bagwell, daughter of Doyle Turner Bagwell and Virgie Marie Burdine, after 1951.

James Arthur Dees

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     James Arthur Dees married Jo Ann Bagwell, daughter of Doyle Turner Bagwell and Virgie Marie Burdine, after 1957.

Pete Thrailkill

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     Pete Thrailkill married Jo Ann Bagwell, daughter of Doyle Turner Bagwell and Virgie Marie Burdine, after 1960.

Richmond Ingram

M, b. circa 1874
     Richmond Ingram was born circa 1874 in Tennessee. He married Ida Margaret Oetgen, daughter of John Herman Gerhardt Oetgen and Marguerite Rebecca Katharine Meyer, before 1908.

Britt Ware Burch

M, b. 21 April 1898, d. 14 September 1956
     Britt Ware Burch was born on 21 April 1898 in Seal, Russell County, Alabama. He married Edna Margaret Oetgen, daughter of Edgar Ostendorff Oetgen and Gracie Creech, in April 1930 at St. Lukes' Episcopal Church, Atlanta, Georgia.1 Britt Ware Burch died on 14 September 1956 at age 58. He was buried at Seale United Methodist Church Cemetery, Seale, Russell County, Alabama.

Citations

  1. [S6474] The Atlanta Constitution, February 2, 1930, Page: 53.

Edgar Willis Styron

M, b. 20 August 1884
     Edgar Willis Styron was born on 20 August 1884 in North Carolina. He married Gracie Creech before 1930.

Mary Sheehan

F, b. 20 November 1917, d. 18 July 2006
     Mary Sheehan was born on 20 November 1917. As of after 1935,her married name was Oetgen. She married Sergeant William John Oetgen, son of Herman Glenn Oetgen and Helen McCormick, after 1935. Mary Sheehan died on 18 July 2006 in Kesington, Montgomery County, Maryland, at age 88. She was buried at Catholic Cemetery, Savannah, Chatham County, Georgia.

Brandon William Bagwell

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     Brandon William Bagwell is the son of Ronald William Bagwell and Tammy (?)1 Brandon William Bagwell married Eliza Thomas Watts on 14 May 2005 at Greenwood, South Carolina.1

Citations

  1. [S6477] The Index Journal, May 15 2005, Page: 32.

Eliza Thomas Watts

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     Eliza Thomas Watts married Brandon William Bagwell, son of Ronald William Bagwell and Tammy (?), on 14 May 2005 at Greenwood, South Carolina.1

Citations

  1. [S6477] The Index Journal, May 15 2005, Page: 32.

Mable Dovie (?)1

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     Mable Dovie (?) married William Reynolds Bagwell, son of Thoms Belton Bagwell Sr and Katherine Louise Kennedy, after 1936.1

Citations

  1. [S6478] Fort Worth Star-Telegram, 9 dec 1999, Page: 55.

John Senn Bagwell1

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     John Senn Bagwell is the son of William Reynolds Bagwell and Mable Dovie (?)1

Citations

  1. [S6478] Fort Worth Star-Telegram, 9 dec 1999, Page: 55.

Kathy Bagwell1

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     Kathy Bagwell is the daughter of William Reynolds Bagwell and Mable Dovie (?)1 Kathy Bagwell married (?) Trotter before 1999.1

Citations

  1. [S6478] Fort Worth Star-Telegram, 9 dec 1999, Page: 55.

(?) Trotter1

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     (?) Trotter married Kathy Bagwell, daughter of William Reynolds Bagwell and Mable Dovie (?), before 1999.1

Citations

  1. [S6478] Fort Worth Star-Telegram, 9 dec 1999, Page: 55.

Beulah Kathryn Bagwell1

F, b. 1919, d. 10 June 1957
     Beulah Kathryn Bagwell was born in 1919 in Pickens County, South Carolina.1 She was the daughter of J. Judson Bagwell and Ella Mae McClung.1 Beulah Kathryn Bagwell died on 10 June 1957 in Richland County, South Carolina, she was a traveling salesperson and was shot and killed.1 She was buried at Mount Airy Baptist Church Cemetery, Anderson County, South Carolina.1

Citations

  1. [S6480] Beulah Kathryn Bagwell Grave Stone, Find a Grave, www.findagrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/220181635

Jeanette Evelyn Johns

F, b. 12 August 1925, d. 9 December 1983
     Jeanette Evelyn Johns was buried at Green Hills Memorial Gardens, Middlesboro, Bel County, Kentucky. She was born on 12 August 1925 in New Jersey. As of 14 December 1944,her married name was Bagwell. She married Walter Raymond Bagwell, son of Thurman Selmar Bagwell and Alpha Omega Burgess, on 14 December 1944 at Detriot, Wayne County, Michigan. Jeanette Evelyn Johns died on 9 December 1983 in Detriot, Wayne County, Michigan, at age 58.

Child of Jeanette Evelyn Johns and Walter Raymond Bagwell

Joanne E. Bagwell

F, b. 11 February 1953, d. 25 January 2012
Joanne E. (Bagwell) Wick
     Joanne E. Bagwell was born on 11 February 1953 in Detriot, Wayne County, Michigan. She was the daughter of Walter Raymond Bagwell and Jeanette Evelyn Johns. As of after 1971,her married name was Wick. Joanne E. Bagwell married (?) Wick after 1971. Joanne E. Bagwell died on 25 January 2012 in Mercy Hospital, Monroe, Michigan, at age 58


Joanne E. (Bagwell) Wick, 58 years, of Monroe, MI went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, January 25, 2012 at 10:37 AM in Mercy Memorial Hospital.
Born February 11, 1953 in Detroit, MI, Joanne was the daughter of Walter and Jeanette (Johns) Bagwell. Joanne attended Detroit Public Schools. Joanne resided in California for 20 years until moving to Monroe to live with her sister Linda a year ago. Joanne worked as a sales clerk for various stores while living in California.
Joanne attended both Monroe Missionary Baptist Church and Heritage Baptist Church. Joanne was a very artistic person who loved singing, drawing and nature. She especially enjoyed and was at peace tending to her herb garden.
Joanne is survived by her Parents; Walter and Sandra Bagwell of Taylor, MI, 2 loving brothers; Anthony Trejo of Woodhaven, MI and Thomas (Svetlana) Keller of Auburn Hills, MI, 7 loving sisters; Carol (Thomas) Carouvich of Sterling Heights, MI, Janet (Richard) Schiller of Hartland, MI, Linda (John “Jay”) Willis of Monroe, Cynthia (John) Chrysler of Millington, MI, Marcia (Tracy) Fressel of Allen Park, MI, Yolanda (Charles) Jarvis of Grand Haven, MI, and Christina (Jerry) Hendrickson of Ecorse, MI and many adored nieces and nephews.
Sadly, Joanne was preceded in death by her mother, 2 sons: John Paul Lathrup and George P. Lathrup – Chait – Kates and a brother Rudy Trejo.
Visitation will be held on Sunday from 2-8 PM in the Bacarella Funeral Home, 1201 S. Telegraph Rd. in Monroe where funeral services celebrating her life will be held on Monday, January 30, 2012 at 11:00 AM. The Rev. Roy Southerland, pastor of Monroe Missionary Baptist Church, will officiate.


(?) Wick

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     (?) Wick married Joanne E. Bagwell, daughter of Walter Raymond Bagwell and Jeanette Evelyn Johns, after 1971.

Jesse Thomas Bagwell Jr.

M, b. 24 December 1932, d. 25 December 2020
Jesse Thomas Bagwell, Jr. and Melrose (Smith) Bagwell
Photograph courtesy of RS Green-Starnes (via Find-A-Grave)
     Jesse Thomas Bagwell Jr. was also known as Jay. Jesse Thomas Bagwell Jr. was also known as Jess Thomas Bagwell Jr. He was born on 24 December 1932 in Arkansas.1 He was the son of Jesse Thomas Bagwell and Ruby Lee Johnson.2 Jesse Thomas Bagwell Jr. married Melrose Smith on 27 December 1956 at Fordyce, Dallas County, Arkansas.3 Jesse Thomas Bagwell Jr. died on 25 December 2020 in Fordyce, Dallas County, Arkansas, at age 88


Jess Thomas “Jay” Bagwell, Jr. of Fordyce celebrated his 88th birthday on December 24, 2020 with his earthly family before joining his Father in Heaven just in time to celebrate with Jesus on His birthday Christmas Day.

“This is the day that the Lord hath made – let us rejoice and be glad in it!”

He was born December 24, 1932 in Horatio, AR.

Enlisting in the US Navy at age 17, Jay served in the Korean War for three years. He graduated from Henderson College with both Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees and met Melrose.

For sixty-four years he treasured Melrose as his true love and perfect helpmate. He taught history in Warren for two years before starting the radio station KBJT in Fordyce. He served several years as a deacon of Temple Missionary Baptist Church of Fordyce before being ordained as a minister. In 1969, he was called to be pastor of Cross Roads Missionary Baptist Church in Banks, serving for over 34 years.

Jay also pastored at Gravel Ridge Missionary Baptist Church at Hermitage and Kingsland Missionary Baptist Church at Kingsland. Brother Jay knew well his gift of life-long ministry as pastor-teacher glorifying God. He was a true Bible scholar.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Jess Thomas Bagwell, Sr. and Ruby Johnson-Bagwell; and his brother, Allan Terry (Butch) Bagwell.

Jay is survived by his beloved wife, Melrose Smith Bagwell; his son, Tracy (Bryn) Bagwell of Fayetteville; his daughter, Dr. Cindy (Bob) Bagwell Crum of Stuttgart; his granddaughters, Dr. Madelyn Rose (Dr. A.J.) Riels of Jackson, TN; Andie Mac (Will) Anderson of Hindsville; Bethany Melrose Crum of Jonesboro; his grandson, Jess Everett (Cadence) Crum of Jonesboro. He also leaves behind his Sister-in-Love, Kathy Bagwell LeForce of Horatio and his cousin, Maxie (Dorothy) Bagwell of Pine Bluff.

The memorial service will be held at Kingsland Missionary Baptist Church with Bro. Rick Bolin and Bro. Stan Hobson officiating. We urge you to watch the service on the Kingsland Missionary Baptist Church Facebook page. If you attend, facemasks and social distancing will be observed. The graveside services at Cross Roads Missionary Baptist Church near Banks, AR.

In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate memorials to: Bro. Rocky L. Goodwin, EIM (Evangelistic International Ministries), P.O. Box 745, Warren, AR 71671, or donate online at www.eimworldwide.org.

Arrangements are by Benton Funeral Home of Fordyce.

To sign the online register visit www.bentonfuneralhome.net.1


He was buried at Cross Roads Cemetery, Warren, Bradley County, Arkansas.1

Children of Jesse Thomas Bagwell Jr. and Melrose Smith

Citations

  1. [S6490] Jess Thomas “Jay” Bagwell Grave Stone, Find a Grave, www.findagrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/220170637
  2. [S6486] The Daily News-Journal (Murfreesboro, Tennessee), March 23 1986, Page: 27.
  3. [S6489] Certificate, ess Thomas Bagwell and Melrose Smith marriage of December 27, 1956.

Melrose Smith

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     Melrose Smith married Jesse Thomas Bagwell Jr., son of Jesse Thomas Bagwell and Ruby Lee Johnson, on 27 December 1956 at Fordyce, Dallas County, Arkansas.1

Citations

  1. [S6489] Certificate, ess Thomas Bagwell and Melrose Smith marriage of December 27, 1956.
  2. [S6486] The Daily News-Journal (Murfreesboro, Tennessee), March 23 1986, Page: 27.

Dr. Cindy Diane Bagwell1

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     Dr. Cindy Diane Bagwell is the daughter of Jesse Thomas Bagwell Jr. and Melrose Smith.1 Dr. Cindy Diane Bagwell married Robert H. Lucy on 26 April 1986 at Temple Church, Fordyce, Dallas County, Arkansas.1 Dr. Cindy Diane Bagwell married Roger C. Crum after 1987.

Citations

  1. [S6486] The Daily News-Journal (Murfreesboro, Tennessee), March 23 1986, Page: 27.

Robert H. Lucy1

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     Robert H. Lucy married Dr. Cindy Diane Bagwell, daughter of Jesse Thomas Bagwell Jr. and Melrose Smith, on 26 April 1986 at Temple Church, Fordyce, Dallas County, Arkansas.1

Citations

  1. [S6486] The Daily News-Journal (Murfreesboro, Tennessee), March 23 1986, Page: 27.

Glenda Gail Boyett

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     Glenda Gail Boyett married Jimmy Don Bagwell, son of Jack C. Bagwell and Maudie May Lamb, on 2 November 1973 at Pulaski, Arkansas.

Sylvia Folsom

F, b. 14 December 1929, d. 7 December 2002
     Sylvia Folsom was born on 14 December 1929. As of 28 February 1948,her married name was Bagwell. She married Raymond Harrison Bagwell, son of Claude Harrison Bagwell and Era Webb, on 28 February 1948 at Pike County, Arkansas. Sylvia Folsom died on 7 December 2002 at age 72. She was buried at Oakland Cemetery, Monticello, Drew County, Arkansas.

Roger C. Crum

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     Roger C. Crum married Dr. Cindy Diane Bagwell, daughter of Jesse Thomas Bagwell Jr. and Melrose Smith, after 1987.

Byrn Wood Bagwell

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     Byrn Wood Bagwell is the son of Jesse Thomas Bagwell Jr. and Melrose Smith. Byrn Wood Bagwell married Tracy Frank after 1977.

Kathryn Munn

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     Kathryn Munn married Allan Terry "Butch" Bagwell, son of Jesse Thomas Bagwell and Ruby Lee Johnson, on 22 March 1968.

Child of Kathryn Munn and Allan Terry "Butch" Bagwell

Tonya Bagwell

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     Tonya Bagwell is the daughter of Allan Terry "Butch" Bagwell and Kathryn Munn. Tonya Bagwell married (?) Brakeville after 1988.

(?) Brakeville

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     (?) Brakeville married Tonya Bagwell, daughter of Allan Terry "Butch" Bagwell and Kathryn Munn, after 1988.