Baggett, Ray Lamar (Dalton)

Sunday, February 10, 2013

Ray Lamar Baggett, 70, of Dalton, GA, died Friday, February 8, 2013 at the Memorial Hospital in Chattanooga.

Lamar was born April 20, 1942 in Chatsworth, a son of the late Bradley Lewis "Duke" and Cora Lee Brown Baggett; and was also preceded in death by his daughter, Sharon Denise Baggett; and a sister, Carolyn Darnell. 

Lamar is survived by his wife, Barbara Bryant Baggett; son and daughter-in-law, Rodney and Crystal Baggett; grandchildren, Rodney Baggett Jr. and Megan Baggett; sister and brother-in-law, Barbara and H.L. Plott; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. 

Services to celebrate the life of Mr. Ray Lamar Baggett will be held Monday February 11 at 2 p.m. from the Ponders Melrose Chapel with Reverend Clayton Brown officiating. Interment will follow in the West Hill Cemetery. Charles Peek, Jeremy Davis, Michael Brown, Ronnie Johnson, Richard Planzer and Thomas Brown will serve as pallbearers. 

The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 5-9 pm. Sunday, February 10 and after noon Monday, February 11. 

In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be made for final expenses. 

Arrangements are by Ponders Melrose Chapel, Dalton.


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