September 10, 1929 – February 21, 2013
Roberta Joann Bagwell, 83, Kokomo, passed away on Thursday, February 21, 2013, at St. Vincent Specialty Hospital. She was born September 10, 1929, in Kokomo, to Robert and Iva L. (Wilson) Smallwood. On November 6, 1949, she married Marvin Ray Bagwell, and he preceded her in death on July 9, 1978.
She had worked at Kresege 5 & 10, Crescent Dairy, and Roselyn Bakery. She attended First Baptist Church and was a member of the Eagles. She enjoyed watching the Chicago Cubs, Indiana University basketball, and listening to country music.
Survivors include her children, Larry Bagwell, Linda Duncan, and Sherill (David) Evans, all of Kokomo; grandchildren, Heather (Burt) Munsey, Heath (Kelly) Evans, Haley Evans, Hillary Evans, Chad Duncan, Jesse Duncan, Kevin (Libbi) Duncan, Robbey (Tammy) Bagwell, Serena (Anthony) Lees, and Ryan Bagwell; 19 great-grandchildren; and one brother, Jack (Margaret) Smallwood, Kokomo.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents; one grandson, Dale Allen; and five sisters, Betty Archer, Winiford Poynter, Anamay Crone, Eileen Tippet, and Mary Smallwood.
The funeral will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Sunset Memory Garden Funeral Home with Pastor Jeff Evans officiating. Burial will follow in Sunset Memory Garden Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Messages of condolence may be expressed online at www.sunsetmemorygarden.com.
- Visitation Monday, February 25, 2013
- Funeral Service Tuesday, February 26, 2013
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RON AND JAN POWELL
February 25, 2013
TO: LARRY, LINDA, AND CHERYL AND THIER FAMILIES
WE SEND OUR DEEPEST SMPATHY TO YOU ALL. AUNT BIRDIE WAS SUCH A SWEET PERSON, AND I KNOW SHE GAVE AS MUCH LOVE AS SHE RECIEVED.
IN OUR PRAYERS,
RON AND JAN POWELL AND FAMILY