Louise Lewis Bagwell, 97, of Inman, SC passed away peacefully Thursday, September 12, 2013 at her home.
Everyone affectionately knew her as "Miama".
She was born in Spartanburg, SC to the late Reuben and Pauline Smith Lewis.
She graduated from Inman High School in 1935 where she enjoyed playing basketball & tennis.
She worked many years in the office of the family business.
She was the oldest member of the Aldersgate United Methodist Church and served with the UMW ladies. She enjoyed painting china and making Christmas ornaments that she graciously gave away.
Louise is survived by two sons, Larry Bagwell (Marian) of Inman, SC and Tim Bagwell (Chris) of Managua, Nicaragua, two sisters, Jenny Maxwell of Inman, SC and Juanita Cromer of California. She was blessed with ten grandchildren, eight great grandchildren, one great great grandchild and her precious companion dog "Pepper".
In addition to her husband, Homer of 47 years she was predeceased by one brother, Reuben P Lewis, and two sisters, Jewel Callia and Lake Canning.
The family is at the home of her son, Larry at 104 Beechwood Drive, Inman and will receive friends, Sunday,September 15, 2013 at Seawright Funeral Home from 3:00 – 4:00 PM with a funeral service to follow at 4:00 PM in the Seawright Funeral Home Chapel conducted by Rev Gary Byrd. Interment to follow at Roselawn Memorial Gardens.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 690 Park Street. Inman SC 29349
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