Baggett, Delores Jean

Held Long Career At DuPont

Tuesday, January 22, 2013
Delores Jean Baggett
Delores Jean Baggett

Delores Jean Baggett, 77, a lifelong resident of Soddy Daisy, died on Monday, January 21, 2013.

Jean retired from Dupont after 31 years of services. She was a devoted member and prayer warrior of Sequoyah Baptist Tabernacle and attended Willing Workers Sunday School Class.

She was preceded in death by her parents, James F. and Edith Hall, Sr. and several brothers and sisters.

Survivors include her daughter, Sharon (Bruce) Whelton; son, David (Blanca) Crowe; brothers, Ken (Patty) Hall and Robbie (Rosa) Hall; eight grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 24, in the funeral home chapel with Reverend David Stancil officiating. Interment will follow in Hamilton County Memorial Park. 

The family will receive friends from 4-8 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 23, at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Sequoyah Baptist Tabernacle Youth, 8405 Daisy Dallas Road, Hixson, Tn. 37343, or St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, P.O. Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, Tn. 38148-0142.

Arrangements are by Legacy Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 8911 Dallas Hollow Road, Soddy Daisy. 

Share your memories, stories and photos at www.legacyfuneralhome.com.


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