2010-02-04 / Obituaries

Lorene Harrell Baggett Massengale

October 9, 1920 - January 29, 2010

Lorene Harrell Baggett Massengale, 89 of Rockdale, passed away Friday, January 29, 2010 at her daughter’s home in Bryan.

Visitation will be held from 5PM to 7PM Friday, February 5, 2010 at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home in Rockdale.

Services are set for 1:00 PM Saturday, February 6, 2010 at St. Thomas Episcopal Church in Rockdale with Rev. Anne Matthews officiating. Reception to follow at the church.

Lorene was born October 9, 1920 in Lufkin to Lelia and Doyle Harrell. She married Elmo B. “Stack” Baggett in 1943 and moved to the community of Tracy, outside of Rockdale. After the death of Stack Baggett in 1971. Lorene married Colonel H.W. Massengale in 1976. She was preceded in death by herparents; Two brothers; Her first husband Stack in 1971 and her second husband Herb in 2009.

Surviviors include her daughter, Nancy Baggett Coleman of Bryan. Step son and daughter-in-law, Lt. Colonels Mike and Shari Massengale of Fredericksburg. Step daughter and son-in-law, Douglas and Patricia Caroom of Austin; Her sister, Frances Collins of Dallas. 11 grandchildren

Memorials may be made to St. Thomas Episcopal Church, P.O. Box 1048, Rockdale, Texas 76567 or American Cancer Society, c/o Gaye Bland, P.O. Box 1630, Rockdale, Texas 76567.

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