Stacie Lynn Woodard Bagley was a white woman from Newbern, Dyer County, Tennessee, United States. He was married to Todd Alan Bagley, a white man from Ottumwa, Wapello County, Iowa, USA.
Both Stacie and Todd were Christian youth ministers. Here are 13 more things about her:
- She was born in 1971 to Charles Woodard and Donna McClure. Her father married Barbara Woodard while her mother married Randy McClure. She is the stepsister of Dana Ladd, Glen McComb and Donald McComb.
- Her paternal grandparents Randolph Woodard and Thelma Woodard lived in Albany, New York, USA.
- She attended Dyer County High School in Newbern. She graduated in 1989.
- She sang in the church choir at Grace Christian Center in Killeen, Texas, USA where he and Todd both worked with the youth group.
- On January 12, 1996, she got married to Todd in Travis, Texas.
- After getting married, she and Todd moved from Fort Hood in Killeen to Iowa where they served as Christian youth ministers.
- She worked as a customer service representative for Heritage Lace Co. in Ottumwa.
- She was a member of the Jubilee Family Church, a nondenominational evangelical charismatic church in Oskaloosa, Iowa where she and Todd served as youth pastors.
- Todd considered becoming a police officer, which concerned her because of the dangers of the job.
- In June 1999, she and Todd returned to Fort Hood to attend revival services. In the morning of June 21, 1999, the couple attended a morning worship service. After having lunch with friends that day, he stopped at a convenience store called Mickey’s to use the payphone while she waited for him in the car, a Buick LeSabre. When gang members Christopher Lewis and Tony Sparks approached him and asked him for a ride to their uncle’s house, he agreed. The couple occupied the front seat while Lewis and Sparks sat in the backseat with their fellow gang member Christopher Andre Vialva, who gave him directions before pointing .40 caliber gun at him and ordering him to stop the car. The gang members, with Vialva serving as the mastermind, robbed the couple before killing them at a secluded area in the Belton Lake Recreation Area on the on the Fort Hood military reservation with the help of two other members namely Brandon Bernard and Terry Brown.
- The cause of her death was smoke inhalation.
- She was buried at Dyers County Memorial Gardens in Dyersburg, Dyer County.
- A plaque hanging at the Jubilee Family Church in Oskaloosa says she and Todd were “martyred for their Christian witness on June 21, 1999.”