Mr. George Ruel Bagley

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Mr. George Ruel Bagley, age 87, a native and lifelong resident of Forsyth County, passed away Friday, March 13, 2009. He served on the Forsyth County Board of Education for 13 years and was chairman for six years. He served on the board of the Forsyth County Hospital and on the Vocational Advisory Board appointed by the governor. He was president of the Georgia Poultry Federation and was one of the pioneers of the Forsyth County Bank where he served as a bank director for 23 years. He also served on the Social Security Board for four years in Forsyth County. George was one of the pioneers of the poultry business in Forsyth County and was in business for 40 years. George also taught Sunday school at Oak Grove Baptist Church for 32 years. He served as deacon of Oak Grove Baptist Church for 30 years. He was president and co-owner of Lanier Golf Club in Cumming. He was a Mason and member of Lafayette Lodge #044.
Survivors include his wife of 24 years, Betty Anne Bagley of Cumming; children, Elaine Pemberton of Cumming, John and Susan Tait of Cumming; George Jr. and Jill Bagley of Cumming; Angela Breffeilh of Louisiana; Tracy Burnette of Dawsonville, Greg and Alison Burnette of Gainesville; grandchildren, John and Leigh Anne Linder of Cumming, Stan and Becky Bates of Adairsville, Brad Bates of Marietta, Nicole Lowman of Dawsonville, Caroline and Jake Bagley of Cumming, Ali and Brooks Burnette of Gainesville; great-grandchildren, Jack and Reagan Bates of Adairsville; sister, Demp Phillips of Alpharetta.
Funeral services will be held Sunday, March 15 at 4 p.m. at Oak Grove Baptist Church with the Rev. Gary English, the Rev. Dennis Bottoms, the Rev. Danny Bennett and the Rev. John Lummus officiating. Interment will follow at Sawnee View Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends Sunday, March 15, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mr. Bagley will lie in state at the church beginning at 3:30 p.m.
Ingram Funeral Home and Crematory is in charge of arrangements.
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Published in ForsythNews.com from Mar. 13 to Mar. 16, 2009