Sam L. Bagwell

Published 12:00 am Saturday, July 11, 2015

Sam L. Bagwell died Thursday, July 9, 2015.

Sam was born in Blytheville, Ark. in 1954. Sam was in law enforcement for 32 years beginning in Yazoo City, as a police officer and later as a deputy sheriff in Philadelphia, and Neshoba County. In later years, Sam was in the bail bond business where he was very active and served as an officer in the Mississippi Bail Bondsman Association.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Samuel P. Bagwell and Maxine Bagwell; and nephew Shaw Upshaw.

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He is survived by his wife, Claudia Norris, Vicksburg; sister, Beth Upshaw Vollstedt, Vicksburg; and brother Mike (Midge) Bagwell, Holly Springs.

Private services will be held for the family. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his name to Woodlawn Baptist Church.