Obituary: Ruth Evelyn Padgett

April 4, 1927 – August 15, 2020

Ruth Evelyn Padgett, 93, of Mitchell died at 4:00 a.m. on Saturday, August 15, 2020, at the I.U. Health Bloomington Hospital.

Born April 4, 1927, in Lawrence Co., she was the daughter of Daniel and Goldie (Phillips) McMahan. She married William A. Padgett on August 1, 1945, and he preceded her in death on June 15, 1996.

She was a homemaker and had worked at Citizen’s National Bank and was a member of the Wesley Chapel Church.

Survivors include her two daughters Carol Rainey of Bedford, and Brenda Harrell and her husband James of Seymour; three sons David Padgett and his wife Rita of Westport, Kenneth Padgett of Indianapolis, and Keith Padgett and his wife Phyllis of Bedford; twelve grandchildren, and twenty-three great-grandchildren; eight great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, one sister, Irene Pless, two brothers, Dr. V.C. McMahan, Donald McMahan, and one son-in-law, John Rainey.

Funeral services will be conducted at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 20 at the Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church, with Valarie Foughty-Killion
officiating. Burial will follow in the Cresthaven Memory Gardens. Visitation will be from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday at the Day & Carter
Mortuary and from 11:00 a.m. until the hour of service on Thursday at the church.

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