Clara Padgett

Clara Scott Padgett, 89 of Jacksonville, passed away May 18, 2013 at Onslow Memorial Hospital.

A funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Church of Christ in Jacksonville with Minister Ron Edwards officiating. Burial will follow at the Stump Sound Church Cemetery in Holly Ridge.

She was a lifelong resident of Onslow County residing in the Southwest community. She was a member of the Church of Christ in Jacksonville.

She is survived by three sons, Marion Padgett and wife, Lu of Jacksonville; Allen Padgett of Surf City and fiancée Marcie Life of Massanutten, Va.; Vern Padgett and wife, Diane of Jacksonville. Also surviving are four grandsons: Kevin Padgett of Jacksonville; Khris Padgett of Wilmington; Jesse Padgett of Surf City; and Duce Padgett of Columbus, Ohio; two granddaughters, Kimberly and husband, Col. Mike Manning of Quantico, Va.: and Nikki Bisping of Hampstead; a great grandson, Bradly Padgett of Jacksonville; two great granddaughters, Elizabeth and Hannah Bisping of Hampstead; and great-great granddaughter, Hailey Frost of Ft. Bragg.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Veston Padgett; son, Larry Padgett; four brothers, Ronald, Nere, J.P., and Gene Scott; sister, Nettie James.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at Jones Funeral Home of Jacksonville.

Flowers are welcome or donations may be sent to: Agape of NC c/o Church of Christ, 111 Roosevelt Rd., Jacksonville NC 28540.

Agape of NC is an adoption and foster care organization for children.

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Jones Funeral Home & Crematory
303 Chaney Ave Jacksonville, NC 28540
(910) 455-1281

Published in Jacksonville Daily News from May 19 to May 22, 2013