GOLDSBORO - Shirley Howard Padgett, 81, died Monday, April 15, 2013, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. She was preceded in death by her husband, CMSgt. Jesse James Padgett. Her funeral will be held at 3 p.m. on Friday, April 19, 2013, at Pink Hill Funeral Home; burial will be held at Oak Ridge Memorial Park in Pink Hill following the funeral. She is survived by one daughter, Melinda Padgett Maples and husband Dennis J. Maples of Gloucester, Va.; three sons, James Forrest Padgett of Baltimore, Md., Barton Howard Padgett of Goldsboro and Timothy Louis Padgett of Gloucester, Va.; one sister, Bonnie Howard Reynolds of Manassas, Va.; two brothers, Graham Howard of Kinston and Larry Howard of Pink Hill; five grandchildren, Barton Heath Padgett, Draper Jackson Padgett, Travis James Maples, Troy Richard Maples and Amanda Maples Moran; and one great-granddaughter, Daisey May Padgett. Visitation will be 1:30-3 p.m. on Friday, April 19, 2013, at Pink Hill Funeral Home. Online condolences may be sent to www.pinkhillfuneralhome.com. Sign the guest book at Kinston.com. (Paid obituary)
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Published in Free Press from Apr. 18 to Apr. 21, 2013