ACKERMAN — Services will be held on Friday, Feb. 18, at 11 a.m. at Coleman Funeral Home Chapel in Ackerman for Hazel McArthur Bagwell, 96, who died Feb. 15, 2011, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Eupora. She was a life-long resident of Choctaw County.
Ms. Bagwell was preceded in death by her husband of 77 years, William H. (Bill) Bagwell; a daughter, Patricia Bagwell McIntire; and a grandson, William Shannon “Shan” Bagwell.
She is survived by a son, Dr. Billy McArthur Bagwell and wife, Betty, of Hattiesburg; sister, Carolyn Middlebrook of Meridian; a son-in-law, Sheron McIntrie of Austin, Texas; three grandchildren, Michael McIntire of Tupelo, Sheri McIntire of Austin, Texas, and Rebecca Bagwell of Ashville, N.C.; and six great-grandchildren. She is also survived by her loving caregivers, Betty Evans and Lela Floyd.
Ms. Hazel, as she was affectionately known by so many for her winning smile and hospitable personality, was a member of Enon Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Ackerman and was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star.
Visitation will be held today from 9 to 11 a.m. at Coleman Funeral Home in Ackerman.
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