Betty Temples Baggett
December 17, 1931 – April 7, 2019

Graveside funeral services for Betty Temples Baggett, 87, of Cairo, GA, are at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, April 10, 2019, in Greenwood Cemetery, Cairo, GA. Pastor Johnny H. Moore and Rev. Chris Allen will officiate. Mrs. Baggett passed away at Archbold Memorial Hospital in Thomasville, GA, on Sunday, April 7, 2019.

Mrs. Baggett was born on December 17, 1931, in Blakely, GA, to the late H. T. Temples and Wyva Still Temples. On May 7, 1950, she married Allen A. “Red” Baggett, who preceded her in death on June 3, 2013. She was a homemaker that loved and supported her family. She was a member of the Garden Club, an active member of the PTA and a golfer. She lovingly made all her daughters’ dance costumes. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Cairo where she sang in the choir for many years. Betty was a member of the Cairo Woman’s Club being named Rose of the Year in 1998-1999. She was an avid gardener, raising beautiful daylilies, roses and tulips. She was a beloved mother, daughter, sister and friend.

Survivors include: a daughter, Patricia Baggett Duke (Cal) of Saint Simons Island, GA; grandchildren, Jim Hines (Lisa) of Jacksonville, FL, Angela Hendrixson (Shannon) of Cairo, GA, Sophie Lynn Howell of Cairo, GA; great-grandchildren, James Allen Hines, Jr. (Ashley) of Jacksonville, FL, Ted Hendrixson, Sarah Grace Hendrixson, Madelyn Hendrixson, all of Cairo, GA; great-great-grandson, Leland Hines of Jacksonville, FL; a sister, Evelyn Belcher of Americus, GA; sister-in-law, Lindsey Still of Blakely, GA; and a host of nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by: her parents; her husband; her daughter, Betty Denise Baggett Howell; her sister, Marion Jarrett; and her brother, Nick Still.

Memorials may be made in Mrs. Baggett’s memory to the First Baptist Church, General Fund, P. O. Box 1538, Cairo, GA 39828.

The family will receive friends at Clark Funeral Home on Wednesday, April 10, 2019, from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m.

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