Gertrude Jeanette Cahoe Bagwell, 80, died Friday, March 22, 2013, at Kindred Nursing Home in Harrodsburg.
She is the wife of the late Thomas Cleveland Bagwell, Sr. and daughter of the late Francis Bernard and Mary Gertrude Nally Cahoe.
She was born in Loretta, Ky. In her early years she was a songwriter, played guitar and sang in a country band. Later in life she was a member of the Red Hatter's Club and enjoyed playing bingo, crafts and gardening.
She is survived by five children, Thomas Cleveland Bagwell, Jr. (Linda), Frances Pamela Cox, both of Louisville, Stephen J. Bagwell of Lawrenceburg, James Bagwell (Denita) of Florida, and Lisa Bagwell Turner of Lawrenceburg; 12 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; a brother and two sisters, Carmen Cahoe, Bonnie Mattingly, Sharmine Denkoff. She was predeceased by five brothers and three sisters.
Services were held March 26 at Ritchie & Peach Funeral Home with Fr. Noel F. Zamora officiating. Cremation followed services.
Honorary bearers were Bryan S. Turner, Zachary Turner, Hunter Bagwell, T.C. Bagwell, Jacob Batovsky and Frankie Edward Dahl.
Memorials are suggested to Heritage Hospice.