Staff Sergeant Howard Eugene Bagwell Sr.

M, b. 15 February 1949, d. 21 November 2021
     Staff Sergeant Howard Eugene Bagwell Sr. was born on 15 February 1949 in Clarksville, Tennessee. He was the son of Steve Pettus and Margaretta Bagwell. Staff Sergeant Howard Eugene Bagwell Sr. married Sandra Louise Welch on 4 September 1971 at Miami-Dade County, Florida. Staff Sergeant Howard Eugene Bagwell Sr. and Sandra Louise Welch were divorced on 14 May 1974 at Prince George, Virginia. Staff Sergeant Howard Eugene Bagwell Sr. married Sarah Fae Green in August 1974 at Panama City, Florida. Staff Sergeant Howard Eugene Bagwell Sr. lived in 1979 in Semback, Germany. He and Sarah Fae Green were divorced on 27 August 1998 at Bell County, Texas. Staff Sergeant Howard Eugene Bagwell Sr. married Dianne (?) in 2004. Staff Sergeant Howard Eugene Bagwell Sr. lived in 2011 in Lake Charles, Louisana. He died on 21 November 2021 at age 72

OBITUARY
MSgt Retired (USAF) Howard Eugene Bagwell, Sr. of Lake Charles, LA passed away in the arms of his loving wife Dianne Bagwell on the morning of Sunday November 21, 2021.

Howard was born in Clarksville, TN on February 15, 1948. A true man of God, he was loved and will be deeply missed by many. He was married to his wife and best friend, Dianne for 17 years. He served alongside her doing Gods work at In Jesus Name Ministries as the assistant Pastor for 14 years but has been devoted to Christ and the ministry for over 40 years. Howard honorably served his country in the United States Air Force for 23 years.

Howard had an enormous passion for Christ, his family and anyone he could talk to about God. Reading and preaching the word of God was his life. There is not a dream that he had that was never realized. He loved to travel, sing, write poetry, short novels and spend time with his family and friends. He was a Chef by his own rights and he loved to cook and feed everybody. Howard genuinely loved everyone he met.

Howard is survived by his wife Dianne. He also leaves behind 6 adult children (from a previous marriage) and 12 grandchildren, Michelle, Mariah, Marcus, Ciara, Camryn, Christopher, Yeshaya, Naiyima, Chaiyanne, Cherokee, Jelani, Jemarcus, and his first great grandchild Josiah. Howard is also survived by his brother Kent Bagwell and sister Joan Daniels.

He is preceded in death by his grandparents, Roy and Armintha Bagwell and his parents Margaree Bagwell and Steve Pettus. He is also preceded in death by his sister Donna Pace.

The funeral will be held at In Jesus Name Ministries (1807 S Main St, Jennings, LA 70546) at 10am on Friday December 3, 2021 with viewing from 9-10am for those that would like to come and pay their respects. He will be laid to rest immediately following the service at the Southwest Louisiana Veterans Cemetery (1620 Evangeline Highway, Jennings, LA) with full military honors. In lieu of sending flowers donations can be sent to In Jesus Name Ministries: PO Box 88, Jennings, LA 70546. Flowers can be sent to Semien-Lewis Mortuary LLC (819 N State St, Jennings, LA 70546).

He was buried on 3 December 2021 at Southwest Louisiana Veterans Cemetery, Jennings, Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana.

Child of Staff Sergeant Howard Eugene Bagwell Sr.

Joan Bernita Pettus

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     Joan Bernita Pettus is the daughter of Steve Pettus and Bettie Jean Gold. Joan Bernita Pettus married Larry Daniels on 20 September 1975 at Lane County, Oregon.

Dianne (?)

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     Dianne (?) married Staff Sergeant Howard Eugene Bagwell Sr., son of Steve Pettus and Margaretta Bagwell, in 2004.

Donna Lynn Pettus

F, b. 12 November 1954, d. before 2021
     Donna Lynn Pettus was born on 12 November 1954 in Clarksville, Tenessee. She was the daughter of Steve Pettus and Bettie Jean Gold. As of after 1969,her married name was Pace. Donna Lynn Pettus married Frank Thomas Pace II on 29 September 1973 at Clarksville, Tenessee. Donna Lynn Pettus died before 2021.

Frank Thomas Pace II

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     Frank Thomas Pace II married Donna Lynn Pettus, daughter of Steve Pettus and Bettie Jean Gold, on 29 September 1973 at Clarksville, Tenessee.

Larry Daniels

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     Larry Daniels married Joan Bernita Pettus, daughter of Steve Pettus and Bettie Jean Gold, on 20 September 1975 at Lane County, Oregon.

Steve Pettus

M, b. 6 November 1925, d. 3 November 2011
Steve Pettus - Obituary
The Leaf Chronicle - November 8, 2011 - Page 12
     Steve Pettus was born on 6 November 1925 in Clarksville, Montgomery County, Tennessee. He married Margaretta Bagwell, daughter of Roy Henry Bagwell and Armenthia Hunter, after 1945. Steve Pettus married Bettie Jean Gold on 26 September 1953 at Clarksville, Montgomery County, Tenessee. Steve Pettus died on 3 November 2011 in Clarksville, Montgomery County, Tennessee, at age 85.

Child of Steve Pettus and Margaretta Bagwell

Children of Steve Pettus and Bettie Jean Gold

Sandra Louise Welch

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     Sandra Louise Welch married Staff Sergeant Howard Eugene Bagwell Sr., son of Steve Pettus and Margaretta Bagwell, on 4 September 1971 at Miami-Dade County, Florida. Sandra Louise Welch and Staff Sergeant Howard Eugene Bagwell Sr. were divorced on 14 May 1974 at Prince George, Virginia.

Sarah Fae Green

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     Sarah Fae Green married Staff Sergeant Howard Eugene Bagwell Sr., son of Steve Pettus and Margaretta Bagwell, in August 1974 at Panama City, Florida. Sarah Fae Green and Staff Sergeant Howard Eugene Bagwell Sr. were divorced on 27 August 1998 at Bell County, Texas.

Howard Eugene Bagwell Jr.

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     Howard Eugene Bagwell Jr. is the son of Staff Sergeant Howard Eugene Bagwell Sr.

Juelite Herrera

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     Juelite Herrera is the daughter of Manuel Herrera and Cilinena Cuervas.

Jocelyn Herrera

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     Jocelyn Herrera is the daughter of Manuel Herrera and Cilinena Cuervas.

Josefa Herrera

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     Josefa Herrera is the daughter of Manuel Herrera and Cilinena Cuervas.

Jouita Herrera

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     Jouita Herrera is the daughter of Manuel Herrera and Cilinena Cuervas.

Jhon Herrera

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     Jhon Herrera is the son of Manuel Herrera and Cilinena Cuervas.

Attilio Quell'oller

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     Attilio Quell'oller is the son of Gerrino Quell'oller. Attilio Quell'oller married Ferrari Gemma before 1951.

Child of Attilio Quell'oller and Ferrari Gemma

Ferrari Gemma

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     Ferrari Gemma married Attilio Quell'oller, son of Gerrino Quell'oller, before 1951.

Child of Ferrari Gemma and Attilio Quell'oller

Gerrino Quell'oller

M, b. circa 1890
     Gerrino Quell'oller was born circa 1890.

Child of Gerrino Quell'oller

Lonnie Robert Bagwell Sr.

M, b. 2 March 1952, d. 17 November 2021
Betty Rae Bagwell - 1929 to 2021
     Lonnie Robert Bagwell Sr. was born on 2 March 1952 in Cheverly, Prince George's, Maryland. He was the son of Eugene Grant Bagwell Jr. and Dorothy (?) Lonnie Robert Bagwell Sr. married Donna Theresa (?) circa 1972. Lonnie Robert Bagwell Sr. died on 17 November 2021 in Panama City, Florida, at age 69


Lonnie Robert Bagwell, Sr., 69, of Panama City, went to be with the Lord and his granddaughter, Rachel Joy, on Wednesday, November 17, 2021. He was born March 3, 1952, in Cheverly, Maryland.

Lonnie served two tours in Vietnam with the United States Marine Corps. Upon returning, he married the love of his life, Donna. They went on to have two children while he worked in the printing industry for over 20 years. As a disabled Vet, he enjoyed hunting and fishing but mostly was a dedicated husband, father, and grandfather.

Lonnie is preceded in death by his father, Eugene; mother, Dorothy; stepmother, Betty; and grandmother, Emma.

Left to treasure his memory is his wife of 49 years, Donna Bagwell; daughter, Dawn (Brandon); son, Lonnie (Molly); grandsons, Colin, Liam, and Kai; brother, Eugene (Maureen); and sisters, Demma, Nina and Schwanda.

A Celebration of Life will take place on Monday, November 22, 2021, at 2:00 P.M., at Forest Park Methodist Church, with Pastor David Willis officiating.

In lieu of flowers, please consider donating in honor of Lance Corporal Lonnie Bagwell at semperfifund.org/donate.


Children of Lonnie Robert Bagwell Sr. and Donna Theresa (?)

Donna Theresa (?)

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     Donna Theresa (?) married Lonnie Robert Bagwell Sr., son of Eugene Grant Bagwell Jr. and Dorothy (?), circa 1972.

Lonnie Robert Bagwell Jr.

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     Lonnie Robert Bagwell Jr. is the son of Lonnie Robert Bagwell Sr. and Donna Theresa (?) Lonnie Robert Bagwell Jr. married Molly Collins after 1995.

Dawn Bagwell

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     Dawn Bagwell is the daughter of Lonnie Robert Bagwell Sr. and Donna Theresa (?) Dawn Bagwell married Brandon (?) after 1993.

Brandon (?)

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     Brandon (?) married Dawn Bagwell, daughter of Lonnie Robert Bagwell Sr. and Donna Theresa (?), after 1993.

Molly Collins

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     Molly Collins married Lonnie Robert Bagwell Jr., son of Lonnie Robert Bagwell Sr. and Donna Theresa (?), after 1995.

(?) Fowler

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     (?) Fowler married Marcelle Bagwell, daughter of Benjamin Perry Bagwell and Minnie Anderson, after 1933.

Carol Freeman

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     Carol Freeman married Bobby Ray Bagwell Sr., son of Benjamin Perry Bagwell and Minnie Anderson, before 1965.

Children of Carol Freeman and Bobby Ray Bagwell Sr.

Bobby Ray Bagwell Jr.

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     Bobby Ray Bagwell Jr. is the son of Bobby Ray Bagwell Sr. and Carol Freeman.

Kim Bagwell

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     Kim Bagwell is the daughter of Bobby Ray Bagwell Sr. and Carol Freeman. Kim Bagwell married (?) Elkins after 1990.