Funeral service for Mrs. Norma Lambert Bagley, age 84, of Fayetteville, TN, will be conducted at 12 PM on Monday, May 6, 2019, at Higgins Funeral Home with Rev. Bruce McVey officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery next to her husband, Lawrence Battle Bagley, Jr. Visitation with the family will be held at 10 AM until time of service at 12 PM on Monday at Higgins Funeral Home.
Norma was born on June 14, 1934 in Cook County, IL to the late Eric and Frances Olson Eklof Lambert. She graduated from and was the Salutatorian for Nicholas Senn High School. She was a National Spelling Bee District Champion in Chicago, IL, City of Fayetteville slogan winner with “Where tradition meets tomorrow”. Norma loved and was excellent at quilting and embroidery. During her time as a Carriage House Player, she wrote and directed the play “200 Tennessee Roads”. She thoroughly enjoyed her many years with the Carriage House Players and thespian friends. She was a member of Fayetteville First Presbyterian Church and worked as their secretary, choir director and assistant organist. Mrs. Bagley passed away on May 2, 2019 at Donalson Care Center. Higgins Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of Mrs. Bagley.
Survivors include her children, Shirley Bagley (Terry) Woodson of Nashville, TN, Alice Bagley (Alvaro) Palacio of Fayetteville, TN, and L. Battle (Angela) Bagley, III of Fayetteville, TN; grandchildren, Elizabeth (Andrew) Curry, Rand (Nicole) Woodson, Alex Palacio, Gus Palacio, L. Battle Bagley, IV, Samantha (Ethan) Jennings, and John Robert Bagley; great-grandchildren, Imogen Curry, Edmund Curry, and Lilly Beth Jennings.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Carriage House Players, PO Box 916, Fayetteville, TN 37334 or Fayetteville First Presbyterian Church, PO Box 472, Fayetteville, TN 37334.