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Ellen Frances Bagby

Ms. Ellen Frances Bagby was born on January 27, 1947, to the late Mrs. Hazel Bagby (Chaney) and Mr. Elie Bagby of Covington, GA. 

Ellen was known to mostly everyone as “Nanny”, regardless of who you were she would always say I’m everyone’s “Nanny”. She was employed by Hercules Manufacturing before her retirement in 1997. After her retirement, she was focused and dedicated to taking care of her family as usual.

She enjoyed cleaning her yard, cooking, cleaning her house, doing word searches and dedicated to raising all her grandchildren and great grandchildren. 

She is preceded in death by her daughter, Tiki Chaney; sister, Bertha Chaney and two brothers, Johnny Bagby and Leonard Bagby.

She leaves to cherish her precious memories, daughter, Pamela Strong; son, Curtis Bagby; sisters, Lorraine Bagby, Louise Bagby, Brenda Bagby, Jean Williams and Dorann Bagby; brother, Eli Bagby; eight grandchildren, Shawathia Pope, Jermaine Gaither, Marquez Wyatt, Neshuncie Chaney, Aaliyah Chaney, Jaelien Smith, Demarcus and Deandre Perry; six great grandchildren and two unborn on the way, a special goddaughter, Carla Rooks; devoted and lifetimes friends, Geneva Mathis, Linda Cooksey, Joe L. King, Lynette and Kiera Thomas, Denise Hitts, Joanne Aikens, Charles Thrasher and Charlotte Hayes and a host of other relatives and friends. 

A service was held on Saturday, May 2, 2020, 11 A.M., at Graves Chapel AME Church Cemetery, with Pastor Glynda Nash officiating.