Baggett, Connie

Retired From Chattanooga Bakery After Many Years

Saturday, November 25, 2017
Connie Baggett
Connie Baggett

Connie  Baggett, 72, of Soddy Daisy passed away on Thursday, November 23, 2017 at her home.

Connie retired from Chattanooga Bakery after many years of service and was a member of Calvary Independent Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her son, Terry Baggett; parents, Henry and Nancy Shipley; sister, Carlene Wrape; brother, Donald Shipley.

Survivors include her husband, Frank Baggett of Soddy Daisy; son, Timothy Baggett of Soddy Daisy; daughters, Sharon Muse of Hixson and Connie Luther of Bakewell; brother, Jackie Shipley of Bakewell; sisters, Bobbie Thurman of Soddy Daisy and Darlene Blevins of Soddy Daisy; nine grandchildren, many great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on  Monday, Nov. 27, in the Legacy Funeral Home chapel with Rev. Don Kelley officiating. Interment will follow in Hamilton County Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 2-8 p.m. on Sunday at the funeral home.

Arrangements are by Legacy Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 8911 Dallas Hollow Road, Soddy-Daisy, 423 843-2525.

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