Mary Alice Chatham Bagot of Cape Girardeau, Missouri passed away Sunday, September 25, 2022 at her home.
She was born September 30, 1935 in Shreveport, Louisiana the daughter of Robert C. and Thelma Brown Chatham. She graduated from Centenary College with a B.S. degree in education. She married Laurence E. "Larry" Bagot in Shreveport on September 14,1957. They were in partnership in the Bagot Drug Store in Oxford, Kansas until his death in 1983. They were members of the Oxford United Methodist Church in Oxford. Mrs. Bagot received her M.A. in English in 1988 and moved to Cape Girardeau where she taught English to international students in the Intensive English Program at Southeast Missouri State University. She retired in 2001.
She is survived by two sons, Robert E. and Ann Bagot, James L. Bagot and Christina Gonzales; seven grandchildren, Mary Shearn, Elizabeth Bagot, Jacob Bagot, Rachel Bagot, Hannah Bagot, Brandon Gonzales, and Derrington Gonzales; and seven great-grandchildren, Thomas, Cecilia, Henry, Joshua, Blaire, Elaine and Anya.
Her parents, Robert C. and Thelma Chatham, preceded her in death.
Committal services will be Saturday, October 15, 2022 at 1:00 P.M. at Oxford Cemetery in Oxford, Kansas. In lieu of flowers, please donate to Autism Research Institute, https://www.autism.org.