Farming Rural 07

Ruth "Evelyn" Bagwell Worthey

July 14, 1926 ~ September 28, 2019 (age 93)

Ruth "Evelyn" McGaha Bagwell Worthey, 93, passed away Saturday, September 28, 2019 at McCall Hospice House in Simpsonville, SC. 

Born in Greer, SC, she was a daughter of the late Thurmond and Mabel McGaha .

Evelyn was a lifelong member of Monaghan United Methodist Church, where she taught Sunday School for many years, was active in many prayer groups, and on the Pastor/Parrish relations committee. She retired from Stone Manufacturing where she worked as a seamstress for many years.

Evelyn is survived by her children, Bobby Bagwell (Cindy), Ronnie Bagwell, Wayne Bagwell (Janet), Rex Bagwell (Bonnie), and Patty Bagwell; a sister Dianna Dillard (Jimmy); a brother Wallace McGaha; 12 Grandchildren; 15 Great Grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, James C. Bagwell Sr., and second husband Joe Worthey; and earlier this year, her son, Jim Bagwell.

The visitation will be held on Friday, October 4, 2019 from 12:30 p.m. until 1:45 p.m. at Thomas McAfee Funeral Home, Northwest, with the funeral service following at 2:00 p.m. in the Northwest Chapel. Burial will be held in Graceland Cemetery West.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests per Evelyn's wishes that memorials be made to Monaghan United Methodist Church, 2 McBeth Street, Greenville, SC 29611.  


Donations may be made to:

Monaghan United Methodist Church
2 McBeth Street, Greenville SC 29611

© 2019 Thomas McAfee Funeral Homes. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS