Beatrix Bailey Bagnal, 52, died on Tuesday, March 14, 2017, at Palmetto Health Richland.

She was born in the city of Singen, Germany, a daughter of Bernie Floyd, deceased, and Rita Anna Bailey. She became a citizen of the United States in October 2003. She was a nurse at Mariner Healthcare of Sumter for many years. She was later employed by the federal government as a nurse and worked at the 20th Medical Group of Shaw Air Force Base and at Moncrief Army Hospital of Fort Jackson. She was a wonderful nurse and she loved her family and friends. She will be greatly missed.

Special thanks to her lifelong best friend, Linda P. "Gail" Reid and her close friend, Maureen "Moe" Toomey. Additional thanks to: her nephew, Dr. Jon H. Docherty Sr. and his wife, Elizabeth Docherty; sister-in-law, Jeanine Watts; and her many nieces, nephews and friends.

Surviving, in addition to her mother, are five sisters, Marina Gullard, Susanne Hafley, Alexandra Homeister, Carol Ann Lloyd of Lexington, and Berniece Wolf of Vancouver.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, in the Bullock Funeral Home Chapel. The family will receive friends immediately following the service at Bullock Funeral Home. Internment will be held in the Sumter Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Alice Drive Baptist Church Benevolence Fund, 1305 Loring Mill Road, Sumter, SC 29150.

You may go to and sign the family's guest book.

The family has chosen Bullock Funeral Home for the arrangements.