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Dorothy Laverne Williams Bagwell, age 81, resident of Somerville, Tennessee, departed this life Wednesday afternoon, January 9, 2019 at the Baptist Memorial Hospital in Memphis.
A Graveside Service for Mrs. Bagwell was held at 3 P.M. Friday, January 11, 2019 at Fayette County Memorial Park Cemetery with Bro. Eddie Little, pastor of First Baptist Church Hickory Withe, officiating. Arrangements were provided by Peebles Fayette County Funeral Homes & Cremation Center – West Chapel at Oakland.
Dorothy was born December 12, 1937 in Millington, Tennessee, the daughter of the late William Franklin Williams and Fannie Mae Owens Williams. She was a graduate of Millington High School Class of 1955 and was employed with Sharp Manufacturing in Memphis before her retirement in 1999. Dorothy was a former resident of the Memphis area before moving to Somerville in 2007. She was a member of First Baptist Church Hickory Withe and enjoyed sports of all types.
Mrs. Bagwell is survived by four daughters, Paula Littman (Randy) of Millington, TN, Karen Thompson (Robert) of Marion, AR, Denise Johnson of Horn Lake, MS, Rhonda Bagwell of Drummonds, TN; three sons, Ricky Bagwell of Horn Lake, MS, Roger Bagwell of Memphis, TN, Chris Bagwell (Amy) of Holly Springs, MS; three sisters, Frances Key of Oakland, TN, Martha Mitchell of Martin, TN, Inez Adams of Somerville, TN; two brothers, Carl Williams of Olive Branch, MS, Bobby Lynn Williams of Collierville, TN; fifteen grandchildren and fifteen great-grandchildren.
Those honored to serve as pallbearers were Randall Littman, Ryan Littman, Blake Bagwell, Justin Wilkerson, Alex Walls and Michael Bagwell.