Mrs. Jane Wallace Baggett, age 96, of Hazlehurst, passed away at her residence, October 17, 2020.
Mrs. Baggett was born February 25, 1924 in Memphis TN; and was preceded in death by her parents, Kirk Earl Wallace and Elizabeth Forsyth Wallace, and her husband, Mr. E.O. (Red) Baggett. She was a graduate of Andrew & Wesleyan Colleges, Member of United Methodist Women, only female founding member of Hazlehurst-Jeff Davis Chamber of Commerce, member of Retired Teachers, Friends of the Library, Christian Ladies Fellowship, League of Women Voters, Chamber of Commerce Director’s Award named after Jane Baggett, the owner and operator of the family business for many years, known as Wallace’s and a Lifetime member of First United Methodist Church of Hazlehurst.
Survivors include two daughters, Beth Baggett Harati of South Carolina and Jan Baggett Finn of Oregon; five grandchildren, Sara (Mark) Skeen, Suzanna Harati, Sherene Harati, Matthew (Candace) Finn and Rachel (Sam) Finn, great-grandchildren, Mason, Emme Jane, Jameson Skeen, and Teddy Finn Weston.
Private Graveside Services will be held Thursday, October 22, 2020 at Palms Memorial Garden with Rev. Allen Hartsfield and Rev. J. Barry Owens.
A Memorial service will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers contributions can be made to Hazlehurst First United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 1776, Hazlehurst, Ga. 31539.
The family may be contacted at the residence, 453 Douglas Hwy., Hazlehurst.
Due to Covid-19 restrictions, the Baggett family and Wainright Parlor Funeral Home respectfully ask all in attendance to wear a mask and follow the social distancing guidelines set by our local health district and the CDC.
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