Padgett Genealogy

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Rome News Tribune
James W.Padgett Dies In Sleep

     James William Padgett,88,died at the residence of his son Hilliard Padgett, 304 Forsyth, Monday at 7pm. He had been in declining health for the past several years, his condition becoming serious two weeks ago.
Mr. Padgett was born in Ball Ground on Dec.7,1862, son of the late Mr.and Mrs.Jacob Padgett, but had been a resident of Rome for 59 years. He was a member of North Broad Baptist Church and was proceded in death by his wife, the former Lillie Jones in 1925.
Surviving are four sons, Hilliard and Early Padgett of Rome, Arthur and Barney Padgett of South Gate, Calif; two daughters, Mrs.John Wyatt, Lexington and Mrs.Ruby Gunter, Riverside, Calif; one sister, Lucinda Pattey, Jasper; seventeen grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren also survive.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Jennings Funeral Home.
Death date Oct.29, 1951
Burial: Oct.31, 1951 in Myrtle Grove Cemetery.
Rome News Tribune Feb.15,1925
       Mrs.J.W.Padgett died Saturday night at 9:15 o'clock after a long illness at her home at the corner of Printup and North Broad St.bringing sorrow to her many friends and to the members of her family who survive her.  Mrs. Padgett was 57 years of age and was a member of the Baptist faith. The funeral will take place from the North Broad Street Baptist church at 2:30 o'clock Monday afternoon, with the Rev.E.O.Rutland and Rev. A.B. Elizer officiating. She is survived by her husband J.W.Padgett, two daughters, Mrs. O.C.Gunter of Los Angeles, Calif. and Mrs. John H.Wyatt of Leesburg, Ga; five sons, J.A., A.A., E.L, Hilliard and Barney Padgett of Rome. The following friends have been asked to act as pallbearers, J.W.Russell, W.C.Atkinson, Tom Hasty, Jim Fields, J.O.Harris and William Payne.
Added Note: Lillie was born in Pickens Co, Ga. , daughter of Charles A. Jones and Hester.A.T.(Prather) Jones and was the sister of one brother James Jacob Stephen Jones also born in Pickens Co, Ga. 

 Rome News Tribune - Feb. 6, 1955 -  Rites Set Monday For Mrs. Clark

 Mrs. Betty Frances Clark, 24, 322 Forsyth St., died in a Rome hospital at 2 a.m. Saturday following an illness of several months.
Mrs. Clark was born in Rome May 16, 1930, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Hilliard Padgett and had spent her entire life here. She received her education in the Rome public schools and was a member of the North Rome Church of God.
Survivors are the husband, Franklin Eugene Clark, to whom she was married May 16, 1948; two sons, Phillip Eugene and Stephen Jerome Clark; parents, Mr. and Mrs. W.H. Padgett; grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. I.J. Holloway, all of Rome. Several aunts and uncles also survive.
Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Monday in the North Rome Church of God. The pastor, the Rev. Max L. Atkins, and the Rev. Paul Stover of Augusta, will officiate. Interment will be in East View Cemetery.
The body will lie in state at Jennings Funeral Home until 9 a.m. today when it will be removed to the residence to lie in state until time for services.
Pallbearers will be F.M. Moore, Jr., J.T. Helms, John Andrews, A. P. Sims, Waymon Caldwell and G.C. Allen.

 Rome News Tribune February 28, 1971 - William H. Padgett

William Hillard Padgett, 68, 708 N. Fourth Ave. died Saturday at 12:30 p.m. at his residence following an extended illness.
He was born in Floyd County Dec. 18, 1902, son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Bud Padgett, and had spent his entire life here. He was a member of the North Rome Church of God and was preceded in death by a daughter, Mrs. Betty Clark, in 1955, Prior to his retirement, he was a Rome barber.
Survivors include his wife, the former Ila Mae Holloway; one sister, Mrs. J.H. Wyatt, Lexington, GA.; two grandsons; one great-grandchild. Funeral arrangements are incomplete, but will be announced later by Jennings Funeral Home.

 Rome News Tribune January 21, 1936 - J. A. Padgett, 50 Dies on Tuesday From Penumonia

Jacob Allison Padgett
, 50, died this morning at his home on Callahan Street after an illness of three days from pneumonia. His death comes as a great shock to his many friends and relatives.
Mr. Padgett had been a resident of Rome practically all his llife and had been an iron molder for the past thirty-five years. He was connected with the Eagle Stove Works and was affiliated with the local Iron Molders Union No. 234. Mr. Padgett was a member of the North Rome Methodist Church.
Surviving him are his father, J.W. Padgett of Rome; one daughter, Mrs. Albert Schoeler of Trenton, N.J.; two sisters, Mrs. John H. Wyatt, of Calhoun, Mrs. Ruby Gunter of Rome; four brothers, Arthur, Early, Hillard and Barney Padgett, Rome and several nieces and nephews. Funeral arrangements are incomplete, pending the arrival of relatives, but will be announced Wednesday by the Jennings Funeral Home


Rome News Tribune January 23, 1936 - Funeral Service for J.A. Padgett Friday, 2:30 P.M.

Funeral services for Jacob Allison Padgett will be held Friday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock at the North Rome Baptist Church. The Rev. O. E. Rutland, pastor, will officiate assisted by the Rev. T.H. Williams, pastor of the North Rome Methodist Church. Interment will be in Myrtle Hill cemetery.
Pallbearers, who are asked to meet at the residence on Callahan Street at 2:15 o'clock, will include Roy Blackwelder, Tom Hasty, Will Conley, Sam Lane, John Corbin, Ernest Smith, Henry Sternau and L. G. Keith.
Mr. Padgett, 50, died Tuesday morning at his residence after a three-day illness from pneumonia. He had resided in Rome practically all his life and for thirty five years had been an iron molder, and was connected with the Eagle Stove Works. He was a member of the North Rome Methodist Church and the local Iron Molders Union No. 234.

 Rome News Tribune April 20, 1959 - Earl L. Padgett Dies in Hospital, Funeral is Tuesday

Early Lee Padgett, 67, well known retired moulder and member of a prominent Rome family, died early Sunday morning in a Rome hospital following an extended illness. Mr. Padgett lived on West Seventh St.
Born in Bartow County on Oct. 6, 1891, Mr. Padgett was the son of the late James William and Lillie Jones Padgett. He had made his home in Rome for a number of years and prior to his retirement he was associated with the Rome Machine and Foundry, and the Griffin Foundry. He was a member of the Mark McDonald Baptist Church and the Oostanaula Lodge No. 113 F. & A. M.
Surviving are three daughters, Mrs. A.K. Ross and Mrs. Marie Balackwelder, both of Rome, and Mrs. Wilson L. Cook of Quantico, VA; one brother, Hilliard Padgett of Rome; two sisters, Mrs. John Wyatt, of Lexington, GA and Mrs. Ruby Lookinbee of California; and six grandchildren.
Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 11 a.m. at the chapel of Stevens Funeral Home. The Rev. Vesley B.T. Cox, Chaplain of Battey Hospital, will officiate with interment to follow in the family lot in East View Cemetery. The Oostanaula Lodge No. 113 F. & A. M. will have charge of the graveside services. There will be a called communication of Oostanaula Lodge No. 113 at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the lodge hall for the purpose of paying the last respects to Mr. Early L. Padgett. The body will be at the Stevens Funeral Home until time for the funeral service.

 Rome News Tribune September 17, 1945 - Mrs. Padgett Dies; Rites Set

Mrs. Carra Padgett of 221 West Seventh Avenue, died at 8 o'clock last night following several weeks' illness. Born here, she had spent her whole life in the community. She was a member of the Mark McDonald Baptist Church.
Surviving are her husband, Early Padgett; two sons, Radioman 3/c J.C.Payne, USNR, and W. H. Payne, Rome; one daughter, Mrs. Martha Parks, San Diego, Calif.; seven sisters, Mrs. Mary E. Smith, Rome; Miss Emma Garrison, Miss Lily Garrison, Mrs. Louise Abbie, Mrs. Betty Green and Mrs. Ebbie Lyles, all of Okalahoma; seven brothers, L.A. Garrison of Rome; R.B., W.S., C.S.,Abe, Jim and Singleton Garrison of Oklahoma and a number of nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 3 o'clock tomorrow afternoon in the North Broad Baptist Church, with the Rev. O.E. Rutland officiating. Interment will be in the East View Cemetery. The remains will rest at the residence from tomorrow morning until the time of service.
The following will serve as pallbearers and are requested to meet at the residence: John Williams, Asa Burnes, John Howell, Allen Williams, Mark Sauls and Tom Hasty.