Imogene J. “Jeanie” (Snell) Padgett, 89, of rural Frankfort, died August 11, 2019 at Wesley Manor. She was born September 20, 1929 at home in Michigantown, Ind. to Ralvue G. & Jesse Olive (Bannon) Snell. Imogene has resided at Wesley Manor Retirement Community for the past 6 years, previously from Colfax, Ind. She married Lloyd W. Padgett on September 27, 1947 at the Salem UP (Mud Creek) Church near Elizaville in Boone County, Ind. He preceded her in death on September 5, 2002.
Mrs. Padgett was a graduate of 1947 Frankfort High School. She was a farm wife, mother of 6 and grandmother to many. Imogene was a member of Kirklin & Colfax O.E.S. and current member of Clinton O.E.S., AIM Home Ec. Club, Modern Mother’s Club of Jackson Township, Clinton County Antique Machinery Club, Inc., where she and Lloyd proudly displayed their Allis Chalmers UC High Crop Cane Tractor. They enjoyed camping and traveling to the shows to display their big orange tractor. She worked previously worked at Mallory controls of Frankfort and was the Perry Township Trustee from 1984-1994. Imogene was a member of the New Hope Church where she was very active with the women’s group and children’s director for many years. She loved to plan events and if there was food to cook, she was on the committee. Crafts were always being made for gifts or sold. Christmas time was her favorite time for decorating, at times as many as 20 trees of different shapes. Imogene loved keeping up with her children and grandchildren through 4-H, school activities and many, many sporting events.
She is survived by: 3 Daughters: Constance “Connie” J. (Duane) Blacker of Colfax, Pamela “Pam” G. (Mark) Clements of Kirklin, Bonnie L. (Randy) Sottong of Kempton 2 Sons: L. Michael Padgett of Colfax, Kent A. (Tammy) Padgett of Frankfort, Daughter-in-Law: Jackie S. Padgett of Frankfort, 15 Grandchildren: Jamason L. (Shauna) Blacker, Jeffery L. (Shelley) Blacker, Jerrad L. (Christine) Blacker, Jason P. (Morrisa) Padgett, Lacey S. Padgett, Patrick W. (Shelee) Padgett, Mindi Padgett McCollum, Misti Padgett Moore, Blakely A. Clements, Bethany J. Clements (Brent) Perlee, Kendra N. Padgett (Matt) Rairdon, Kyle J. (Natalie) Padgett, Krista L. Padgett (Tyler) Smith, Jenna L. Sottong and Joni L. Sottong, 28 Great Grandchildren: Hanna Blacker, Kathryn Blacker, Drew Blacker, Brenton Blacker, Bailey Blacker, Lauren Blacker (Justin) Martin, Jensen Blacker, Jacob Blacker, Jackson Blacker, Aris Moreno, Haley Padgett, Nicholas Padgett, Kara Neher, Kayla Neher, Spencer Neher, Knox Padgett, Ryker Padgett, Taylor Shoemaker (Daniel) Rose, Caleb McCollum, Payton McCollum, Kegan M. (Kendra) Smith, Justin (Hope) Allen, Tatum Moore, LeAnna Moore, Chloee R. Perlee, Cara G. Perlee, Nora J.Padgett and Callen N. Perlee, 10 Great Great Grandchildren: Sylus McDonald, Zion McCollum, Kenzlie Smith, Kaiden Smith, Novah Allen, Aliyah Allen, Ryder Allen, Aubrey Rose, Rylee Rose, and Lillith McDonald.
She was preceded in death by her spouse, parents and in-laws, LaVere and Wilma Padgett, son, Phillip Padgett, daughter-in-law, Jill Padgett, an infant grandchild, grandsons-in-law, Steve Moore and Todd McCollum, 7 aunts and uncles.
A thank you to the wonderful staff at Wesley Manor Retirement Community and the Guardian Angel Hospice. A special thank you and appreciation to the G Wing of Wesley Manor, you are all angels in our hearts and minds of the care of our mother for the last year and half. There are too many, but to name a few, Angie, Lacey, Danielle, and Kelly. In assisted living, Jeannette, Elizabeth, Bonnie and Sharon. We are so appreciative of the kind and loving words from so many of the employees that have cared for our mother.
Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Sunday, August 18, 2019 with an Order of Eastern Star service beginning at 7 p.m. at Goodwin Funeral Home, 200 S. Main St., Frankfort. Funeral celebration will be 10:30 a.m. Monday, August 19, 2019 at the funeral home. Burial will be in Green Lawn Memorial Park. Memorial donations may be made to Clinton County Antique Machinery Club, Inc. Please visit goodwinfuneralhome.com, where you may share a memory with the family.