Calico Rock Progress, Calico Rock, Arkansas, March 21, 1947
Wm. A. Bagwell Dies at Boswell Friday -
William A. Bagwell, 88, well known citizen of Boswell, died at his home Friday morning, following a long Illness. Mr Bagwell was born in Baxter County, where he spent the early part of his life. He moved to Boswell in 1909 and was engaged in the mercantile business there for several years. He became a member of the Methodist Church early in life. In 1897 he was married to Miss Nettie Lemon of Mountain Home. Surviving, are his wife, a son, Myrl Bagwell of Boswell and a daughter, Mrs Pearl Jeffery of Detroit, Mich. The funeral was held at Boswell Saturday, services being conducted by Rev Hugh Cooper of Melbourne. Burial was in the Vest Cemetery, with the Roller Funeral Service in charge of arrangements.