Gene Spann Bagley, 102, of Dalton, GA, passed away Thursday August 17, 2012 at her residence.
She was the daughter of the late J. K. (Jim) and Vienne Spann and was also preceded in death by her husband Author Bagley; brothers and sisters, Earnest Spann, Winola Spann Clark, Fred Spann, Lucy Johns, Katherine S. Powell and J. K. Spann, Jr.
Gene was a member of Dug Gap Baptist Church. She graduated from Dalton High School and from Berry College with a Bachelors Degree in education, and taught elementary school at Valley Point Elementary for 40+ years. At the time of her passing, she was the oldest living graduate of Berry College. Gene enjoyed gardening.
She is survived by her sons and daughter-in-law, Jim and Cecilia Bagley of TX. and Earnest Bagley of SC; sister Cornelia Johns of Dalton; grandchildren, Jamie Bagley, Jennifer Bagley, Courtney Bagley, Amanda Bagley and her son Owen; nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday, August 21 from Dug Gap Baptist Church with the Rev. Bob Bagley and the Rev. Byron Edens officiating. Burial will follow in Whitfield Memorial Gardens.
The family will recieve friends at Love Funeral Home Monday, August 20 from 5-7 p.m.
The family asks that flowers please be omitted and memorials be made to Dug Gap Baptist Church, 2301 Dug Gap Rd. Dalton, GA 30720.
Love Funeral Home, 1402 N. Thornton Ave., Dalton (across from Hamilton Medical Center) is in charge of arrangements.