Dateline: January 13, 2005
services for Lily B. Pafford Bagwell, age 93, were held at 2:00 p.m. on
Wednesday, January 12, 2005, in the First Baptist Church in Claude with
Rev. Jess Little, Pastor, and Rev. Brett Hoyle of Claude, officiating.
Burial was held in Claude Cemetery under the direction of Robertson
Funeral Directors, Inc., of Clarendon.
Bagwell died Sunday, January 9, 2005, in Claude. She was born January 5, 1912, to J.L. and Beaulah Pafford in
Armstrong County. She was the
youngest of their children. She
graduated from Claude High School in 1929 and earned a bachelor degree
from West Texas State Teaching College in 1933.
She married Ralph Bagwell on November 4, 1934, in Claude.
They were engaged in farming southeast of Claude and lived in
Armstrong County all of their lives.
She was a homemaker, active in the community and the First Baptist
Church. She was a Charter
Member of the Unity Study Club. Her
hobbies were reading and playing bridge.
was preceded in death by her husband on January 13, 1998; by her parents;
and by one brother and four sisters.
include two daughters, Patsy Goin and husband Wendell of Garden Ridge,
Texas, and Nancy Gillispie and husband Don of Claude; five grandchildren,
Melanie Haines of Maryland, Lisa Johnson of Germany, Cheryl Sherrer of
Amarillo, Joe Gillispie of Lubbock, and Charles Gillispie of Claude; and
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