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Grover "Joe" Bagby
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Grover "Joe" Bagby, 84, of Cumming, died Sunday, May 2, 2009.


Mr. Bagby was a member of Haw Creek Baptist Church.


He was an avid deer hunter and fisherman.


His wife, LeeClara Bagby; stepson, Jerry Bagby; grandson, Cain Campbell; a great-grandson and seven brothers preceded him in death.


Survivors include his children, Lyn and Kathy Bagby, Nancy Campbell, all of Cumming, Harold Bagby of Madison; sisters, Ruthell Hudgins of Dawsonville, Clara Hammons of Cumming; grandchildren, April Marter, Stephanie Bagby, Jeremy Campbell, Allison Copous, Tiffany Bagby, Dustin Campbell and Britney Campbell; six great-grandchildren; various other relatives also survive.


Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 5 at Ingram Funeral Home Chapel with the Revs. Rex Byrd, Richard Picklesimer and Carlton Coker officiating.


Interment followed in Sawnee View Memorial Gardens.


Ingram Funeral Home & Crematory of Cumming was in charge of the arrangements.