Augusta Nelle Baggett
Augusta Nelle Baggett
  • August 18, 1931 - June 24, 2017
  • Thomaston, Georgia

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Mrs. Augusta Nelle Baggett, age 85, of Thomaston, GA, formerly of Locust Grove, GA passed away June 23, 2017. “Miss Nelle” was born in Lily, Georgia the daughter of the late Sally Maude Swearingen and Starling Yawn. She was also preceded in death by 8 siblings; her husband, Roy Lee Baggett and a son, Lee Baggett, Jr.

“Miss Nelle” was a member of the Locust Grove United Methodist Church and The Saints Alive Sunday School Class. She worked in the school cafeteria, drove a school bus for the Henry County School System and later became a bus monitor and was known to her coworkers as Gussie. She enjoyed gardening, flowers, fishing, attending church activities, visiting family and friends, and working hard beside her husband on the farm during his life time.

Survivors are her children, Betty Nelle Hicks (David) of Locust Grove, Jane Nolf (Paul) of Jackson, Pauline Shepard (Ed) of Molena, Leila Madison of Thomaston, Luanne Smith of Grayson, Frank Baggett (Janice) of Buckhead, and Beth Washington of Kennesaw; 16 grandchildren, 25 great grandchildren and 3 great-great grandchildren.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Tuesday, June 27, 2017 from 6:00 - 8:00 PM. Funeral service will be held on Wednesday, June 28, 2017- 11:00 AM at the Locust Grove United Methodist Church with interment to follow in the Locust Grove Cemetery

Haisten Funeral Home of McDonough is in charge of the arrangements 770-914-8833