Mrs. Virginia Baggett Kok, 86, of Paducah, passed away Thursday, November 1, 2012, at Western Baptist Hospital in Paducah.
She graduated from Augusta Tilghman High School in 1945 and was office manager for W.B. Kennedy Tobacco Company and was retired from D.N. Cole, Inc. of Richmond, Va. She was a member of Immanuel Baptist Church. She was a family genealogist having written history of the Baggett family called “A Dozen Baggetts Remember.” She loved to travel and enjoyed gardening.
She is survived by her son, Karel Kok of Paducah; her daughter, Janet Kok of Richmond, Va; five brothers, Thomas Baggett of Columbia, Mo., Frank Baggett of Paducah; Wallace Baggett of Nashville, Tenn.; Robert L. Baggett of Lexington, and Ralph Baggett of Fairfax, Va.; and a sister, Dean Peniche of Houston.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Lyman Thomas and Johnnie Wallis Baggett; her brothers, Rev. James D. Baggett, William Lewis Baggett, and John Paul Baggett; and six infant brothers and sisters.
Arrangements are being handled by Goodwin Funeral Home, Inc., 138 Main St., P.O. Box 2050, Cadiz, KY 42211 in Cadiz, KY. Memorial services will be at Immanuel Baptist Church in Paducah, Ky., at 11 a.m. Wednesday, November 14, 2012, with the Reverend Jamie Broome officiating. Burial will follow at Mark Jones Cemetery in Trigg County, Ky. Memorial contributions can be made to: Immanuel Baptist Church Klintsy Fund, 3465 Buckner Lane, Paducah, KY 42001.