Funeral Service Held Sunday For Jewell “J.L.” Bagley

Published 4:11 pm Thursday, August 5, 2010

FEBRUARY 9 – Jewell L. Bagley “J.L.” born July 27, 1916 in Kaufman, Texas to the late Bert and Bessie Bagley went to Heaven on Wednesday, February 3, 2010. He married his friend and life-long sweetheart, Lou on February 16, 1936.

He served in the United States Army Air Force during World War II in the Philippines. He worked 32 years with the Veterans Administration placing special needs veterans in various VA facilities. He was a member of the Farmville Lodge #41 AF and AM. Mr. Bagley was raised as a Methodist and at the age of 38 he joined the Baptist church and went on to serve as a Deacon in the church. He was an active member of Heritage Baptist Church in Farmville.

In addition to his wife he leaves behind two daughters, LuAnne O'Neill and husband, Bob of Chesapeake and Linda Reid and husband, Don of Farmville; grandchildren, Bryan O'Neill of Denver, CO, Kris O'Neill of Chesapeake, Leigh Reid-Tzotschew and husband, Andreas of Boone, NC, Roland Reid of Farmville and Alexander Reid of Cullen; six great-grandchildren and a host of friends in Farmville where he resided since 1989.

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A funeral service was held Sunday at Heritage Baptist Church in Farmville. A private interment was held Monday at Trinity Memorial Gardens.

Memorial contributions may be made to Heritage Baptist Church, International Mission Board (Haiti Relief), Special Olympics or to your favorite charity.

Puckett Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.