THE CALHOUN COUNTY JOURNAL: BRUCE, MISS.: AUGUST 25, 1966
WILLIS EARLY BAGWELL
DIES SUNDAY AFTERNOON
Willis Early Bagwell, 75, of Bruce, Miss. Route 1 died at his home Sunday of an apparent heart attack. He had been in ill health for a number of years, but had attended church services at Antioch Sunday Morning.
A retired farmer, Mr. Bagwell was born at Sarepta, Miss., Calhoun County February 1, 1891, the son of James Wiley Bagwell and Annie Eliza Davis Bagwell. He was a Baptist and a Mason.
Services were held at Mt. Moriach Baptist Church Cemetery at 2 p.m. Monday with Rev. John Couch and Rev. W. C. Johnson officiating. Burial was in the Antioch Cemetey with Masons acting as pallbearers.
Mr. Bagwell leaves his wife, Mrs. Esther Robertson Bagwell, Bruce, Miss.; three daughters, Mrs. Sam Baker, Banner, Miss., Mrs. Wilmer Addington, Memphis, tenn., and Mrs. Joe Reavis, Atlanta, Georgia; two sons, Edward Earl Bagwell, Bruce, Miss., and Wilburn Bagwell, Memephis, Tenn.; a sister Mrs. Ruby Smith, Banner, Miss.; a brother, Doyle Bagwell, Bruce, Miss.; 12 grandchildren, and seven great-grandchildren.
Notice: The obituarie says that he was buried at Antioch Cemetery. Not so he is buried at Mt. Moriah. I (Dorothy B. Tallent) have been to both cemetery Mr. Early and his wife Esther Robertson Bagwell are both burried at Mt. Moriah, alone with some of their children. They all have tombstone.
Ester Hazel Robertson Bagwell
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