Posted: Monday, June 7, 2010 3:18 pm
The Messenger, June 7, 2010
Completed arrangements are being announced for Louise H. Bagwell, 97, of Union City, who died 8:35 p.m. June 3, 2010, at Golden Living Center in Union City.
Services were 2 p.m. Sunday at Edmaiston-Mosley Funeral Home, with the Rev. Hugh Barksdale officiating. Burial followed in East View Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Merritt Bagwell, Rob Robinson, Dan Faulkner, Nolan Faulkner, Knox Faulkner, James David Kendall and Robert Kendall. Honorary pallbearers were Chris Robinson, Scott Stewart, Hoyt Giffin and members of the Wesley Dunn Sunday School Class of Mount Zion United Methodist Church.
The family requests that memorial contributions be made to Mount Zion United Methodist Church, in care of Buddy Roberts, 5494 Floyd Shuck Road, Union City, TN 38261; or Obion County Public Library Genealogy Department, 1221 East Reelfoot Ave., Union City, TN 38261.
Mrs. Bagwell was born April 12, 1913, in Memphis, daughter of the late Robert Preston and Clara Patti (Bloodworth) Houser. She married Willard Wiley Bagwell Oct. 27, 1934. He died Dec. 6, 2002. She was a graduate of Murray (Ky.) State University and had retired as a teacher with the Obion County School System after 27 years of service. She had taught at the former Dixie, Woodland Mills, Troy and Kenton schools. Mrs. Bagwell was a member of Mount Zion United Methodist Church, Obion County-Union City Retired Teachers Association and the Tennessee Retired Teachers Association.
She is survived by two daughters and her son-in-law, Sandra Bagwell of Union City and Susan and Robert M. Robinson of Memphis; her son and daughter-in-law, Robert and Jenny Lou Bagwell of Union City; six grandchildren and their spouses, Laura and Dan Faulkner of South Fulton, Merritt and Jennifer Bagwell of Paducah, Ky., Rob Robinson and Melissa Farmer, both of Memphis, Amy and Scott Stewart of Tryon, N.C., and Chris Robinson of Tampa, Fla.; and eight great-grandchildren, Knox Faulkner, Nolan Faulkner and Leah Beth Faulkner, all of South Fulton, Evelyn Bagwell and Austin Merritt Bagwell, both of Paducah, Luke Stewart and Jack Stewart, both of Tryon, and Grayson Farmer of Memphis.
She was also preceded in death by her granddaughter, Rebecca Bagwell.
To view the DVD that is an online tribute, or to leave messages of condolence for the family, visit the funeral home website at www.emfuneralhome.com.