Claude Henry Baggett (1920 - 2017)

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Funeral Services for Mr. Claude Henry Baggett, 96, who entered into rest May 23, 2017, will be conducted Thursday morning at 11 o'clock from Sweetwater Baptist Church. Dr. Paul W. Noe officiating. Interment in Sweetwater Baptist Church Cemetery with Veterans Honors.

Mr. Baggett was a native of Florence County, South Carolina, having made North Augusta his home for over 40 years. He was a member of Sweetwater Baptist Church and the Jim Reece Sunday School Class. Mr. Baggett was a US Navy Veteran of WWII and Korea. He loved fishing and watching birds from his porch. Mr. Baggett loved spending time with his family and friends, especially his grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son, Jeffery Fogle.

Survivors include his wife of 54 years, Janice I. Baggett; a son, Charlie Baggett, North Augusta, SC; three daughters and sons-in-law, Marie and Mark Andrews, Jacksonville, FL, Helen and Tony Costello, North Augusta, SC and Claudia and Tom Strothmann, Tuscan, AZ; seven grandhchildren, Cal Cook, Amanda Cook, Megan Costello, Bailey Costello, Anna Costello, Eric Strotman and Chris Strotmann.

Honorary Pallbearers will members of the Jim Reece Sunday School Class.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home this Wednesday evening from 5 until 7.

Memorials may be made to Sweetwater Baptist Church Building Fund, 198 Sweetwater Road, North Augusta, SC 29841.

Posey Funeral Directors of North Augusta in charge of arrangements (803.278.1181). Visit the registry at


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Published in The Augusta Chronicle on May 24, 2017