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Bobbie Leona Wilson Bagwell

January 7, 1933 — August 20, 2023

Elberton, GA

Bobbie Leona Wilson Bagwell

Mrs. Bobbie Leona Wilson Bagwell, age 90, formerly of Washington Highway, Elberton, wife of the late Howard Martin Bagwell, passed away peacefully on Sunday, August 20, 2023, at Memory Care at Lake Joy in Warner Robins, while surrounded by her family and listening to Elvis.

Bobbie was the only daughter of Leo Irma WIlson and Edna Jane Ledford Wilson, born in Hayesville, NC on January 7, 1933. She moved with her family to Elberton where she graduated from high school and excelled in basketball. Bobbie retired from Southern Bell after 30 years of employment. She loved working in her flower gardens and doing stitch work. Bobbie was always sure to be present at any of her grandchildren’s activities. 

Mrs. Bagwell is preceded in death by her parents and her brother, John Baker Wilson.

Survivors include two daughters: Alesia Bagwell Sikes and her husband Jayson of Warner Robins, and Jennifer Bagwell Powley and her husband Brian of Cumming; grandchildren: Chelsea Oberle and her husband Ryan, Jessica Burroughs, and Aaron Percevecz; great-grandchildren: Carter, Evelyn, and Cohen; and brother, James Larry Wilson and his wife Darla of Elberton. She is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. 

The funeral will be held on Saturday, August 26, at 1:00p.m. at the Berry Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Tim Adams officiating. The family will visit with friends from 12:00-12:45p.m. prior to the service.  She will be buried in Forest Hills Memorial Park next to her husband. 

Flowers are accepted and contributions may be made in her memory to the Georgia Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association, 41 Perimeter Center E, Suite 550, Atlanta, GA 30346. 

Those wishing may sign the online guestbook at www.berryfh.com

Berry Funeral Home & Crematory of Elberton is respectfully in charge of arrangements for Mrs. Bobbie Leona Wilson Bagwell. 

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