Beverly Baggett Bell, 60 of Graceville passed away at her home Monday, Feb. 3, 2014 following a courageous battle with breast cancer. Beverly was born in Chipley on July 5, 1953. She was a Correctional Officer with the Florida Department of Corrections, just recently retired with 26 years of service. Beverly loved her family, friends and the enjoyment of the Christmas season. She was a member of Damascus Baptist Church.
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She is predeceased by her father, C.C. Baggett, Jr.
She is survived by her beloved husband, James; mother, Tessa Baggett; brother, Kevin Baggett; brothers and sisters-in-law, Arlon Deforge, Charlotte Hughes (John Earl), Hiram Bell (Faye), Stafford Bell (Lois), Zenna Corbin and Melba Miles (Ralph) and host of nieces and nephews.
Funeral service was held at 2 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014 at Damascus Baptist Church with Dr. Bill Floyd and the Rev. Chester Padgett officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery with James & Lipford Funeral Home in Graceville directing. Family received friends at the church Wednesday from 5 to 7 p.m. In lieu of flowers family request memorials be made to Damascus Baptist Church Building Fund 5024 Hwy. 77 Graceville, FL 32440 or the
4001 W. 23rd St., Suite C Panama City, FL 32405 or call (800) 227-2345. Expressions of sympathy can be made at http://www.jamesandlipford.com/
James & Lipford Funeral Home
5390 Cotton Street Graceville, FL 32440
Published in Washington County News and Holmes County Times-Advertiser on Feb. 12, 2014