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Bilinda Kay Baggett

August 13, 1963 — April 26, 2023

Ripley, TN

Bilinda Kay Baggett, age 59, a resident of Ripley, TN passed away on Wednesday, April 26, 2023, at the Jackson-Madison County General Hospital in Jackson, TN.  Funeral Services will be conducted on Sunday, April 30, 2023, at 2:00 PM at Trinity Community Church of Nutbush with Bro. James Paris officiating. Burial will follow at Trinity Cemetery in the Nutbush Community. A visitation will be held on Saturday, April 29, 2023, from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM at the Lea & Simmons Funeral Home in Brownsville, TN. 

Bilinda was born on August 13, 1963, in Brownsville, TN to William and Brenda Burroughs, Sr. She served as the Director of Radiology/X-ray Technician at the Lauderdale Community Hospital in Ripley, TN.  She loved her job and served there loyally for the past 27 years. Her hospital family called her “B”. She was an ultimate caregiver for both her family and her hospital family. She enjoyed life and loved to cook. She was a strong and courageous person and described by many as “a rock in a storm”. She was a member of Trinity Community Church of Nutbush.

She is survived by her mother, Brenda Burroughs; two sons, Joshua Alexander (Brandi Williamson) and K.J. Baggett; two stepsons, Ryan Baggett and Kevin Baggett; two brothers, Ray Burroughs (Janna) and Ken Burroughs (Melissa); one sister, Kim Autry (Glenn); four grandchildren, Zach Evon, Aaron Evon, Briley Baggett and Cohen Baggett; nephew, Hunter Burroughs; nieces, Jordan Burroughs and Virginia Burroughs.  

She was preceded in death by her father, William Ray Burroughs, Sr.; paternal grandparents, Royce and Willie Mae Burroughs; maternal grandparents, Clarence and Virginia Leggett. 

Pallbearers for the service will be Hunter Burroughs, Ricky Ancar, Ryan Baggett, Bobby Critchfield, Pete Wilkerson, and John English. Honorary Pallbearers will be the Lauderdale Community Hospital Radiology Department. 

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to American Cancer Society, attn: Sharolett Allen, c/o InSouth Bank, P.O. Box 879, Brownsville, TN 38012, or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, P.O. Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38101-9908. All arrangements are under the direction of the Lea & Simmons Funeral Home in Brownsville, TN.

 

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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Saturday, April 29, 2023

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

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Memorial Service

Sunday, April 30, 2023

Starts at 2:00 pm (Central time)

Trinity Community Church of Nutbush

5659 Nunn Rd., Brownsville, TN 38012

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Burial

Sunday, April 30, 2023

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