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Mrs. Jewell Elizabeth Griffin Bagwell, age 86, died peacefully at her home, surrounded by her family. She was the wife of Vessie Monroe Bagwell, who preceded her in death in April, 2000.

Mrs. Bagwell was born September 2, 1928 in Lancaster, SC, a daughter of the late Viola Warren Griffin and Charles Griffin. She was a member of St. Andrews United Methodist Church.

Mrs. Bagwell was a textile worker with Clifton Manufacturing Company until the mills closed. She continued to work part-time in the deli at Ingles until retirement.

She is survived by one daughter, Lynda Loving and husband, Pat of Covington, VA; a son, Ronnie Bagwell and wife, Peggy of Clifton, a daughter-in-law, Wanda Bagwell of Cowpens, a sister, Florence Cromer of Lexington, SC; grandchildren, Crystal McKinney Meadows and husband Paul, Heath Bagwell and wife Tina, Michael McKinney, Brad Bagwell, Matt Bagwell, Melissa Van Emon, Lisa Burnette, Ann Leroy and Scott Teal; 16 great-grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents and her husband, Vessie Bagwell, she was preceded in death by a son, Roger Dale Bagwell in November 2014, a great grandson, Jacob Tucker Bagwell and a sister, Doris McManus.

A funeral service will be held at 12:00 Tuesday, January 20, 2015, at Floyd's Greenlawn Chapel, 2075 East Main Street, Spartanburg, SC 29307, conducted by Pastor Tim Hackett, Pastor David Frost, and Pastor John Howle. Interment will follow at Sunset Memorial Park, 1955 Cannons Campground Road, Spartanburg, SC 29307. Pallbearers will be grandsons, Heath Bagwell, Michael McKinney, Brad Bagwell, Matt Bagwell, A.J. Bagwell, and Paul Meadows.

The family will receive friends prior to the service at 11:00 – 11:45 AM. At other times, the family will be at the Bagwell home, located at 171 S. Middle Street, Clifton, SC 29307.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Andrews United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 64, Clifton, SC 29324.

The family wishes to express their appreciation to Mrs. Bagwell's caregivers, Ann Leroy, Nancy Henderson, and Barbara Waddell for their love, compassion, and care.

Floyd's Greenlawn Chapel