John Michael Baggett

John Michael Baggett, age 61, a lifelong resident of Forest died  Saturday, October 26, 2019.

Visitation was held from 9 am till 10:30 am prior to the 11 am  service on Tuesday, October 29, 2019, at the chapel of the Ott & Lee Funeral Home in Forest  with Reverend Milton Koon officiating. Musicians were soloist, Madyson Gibson, and pianist, Irene Martin. Graveside services were not held, the family remained to visit with friends following the service.  The final resting place is in the Homewood Methodist Cemetery. 

Mr. Baggett was  employed with Fed-Ex at the time of his death.  He was a longtime member of the Forest Baptist Church.  He loved being outdoors,  farming  and agriculture.  He loved his dogs and  enjoyed watersports.  For several years, he and his wife owned and operated a wholesale hydroponic cut flower operation with distribution in a 5 state area.  Of  all the wonderful things in his life, he loved his family immensely.  He will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Horace Baggett and Thelma  “Bess”   Haralson Baggett.

Survivors include his wife of  37 years, Sheree Tadlock Baggett,  a daughter Abigail Sara Baggett both of Forest,  a brother, Dr. Horace Baggett of Hattiesburg, 2 sisters; Sharon Baggett Carnathan (Neil)  of  New Smyrna Beach, FL and Dr. Barbara Baggett of New York.  Father-in-law, Bob Tadlock,  Mother-in-law, Jane Tadlock, brothers-in-law Chris Tadlock (Amy) and Bobby Tadlock (Meshalle)  all of Forest.

Pallbearers were Hiram Richardson, Tim Jones, Todd Burns, Warren Wallace, Randy Gibson, and Gary Jones.