Betty LaVarne Padgett

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PADGETT Please Sign the Guestbook @ Betty LaVarne Padgett, 80, passed away November 5, 2010. She was born in Waycross, GA. Betty was an active member of Wesley United Methodist Church and Lakeshore United Methodist Church, where she served in many capacities, most notably as President of the United Methodist Women. She was employed as Office Manager with Jay Carter State Farm Insurance Agency. Betty is preceded in death by her parents, B. G. and Flossie Davis and her son, Richard Padgett. She is survived by a loving family which includes her husband of 62 wonderful years, Ernest Padgett; son, Don Padgett (Martha); sister, Gloria Jean Hailey (Robert); grandchildren, Emily and Ellie Padgett; nephews, Robbie Hailey, Michael Hailey (Becky) and their children, Joshua and Grace Hailey; cousin, Gary Coleman (June) of Waycross, GA. Visitation will be held from 5-7 pm, Tuesday, November 9, 2010, at the funeral home. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, November 10, 2010 at 2:00 pm at Lakeshore United Methodist Church. Interment to follow at Riverside Memorial Park. Arrangements by Hardage-Giddens Funeral Home, 729 S. Edgewood Avenue, Jacksonville, FL, 904-388-2711. In lieu of flowers, please make memorial contributions to Lakeshore United Methodist Church, 2246 Blanding Blvd., Jacksonville, FL 32210 or Highpoint Community Church, 84 Knight Boxx Rd., Orange Park, FL 32065. Condolences may be shared at

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Published in the Florida Times-Union on Nov. 8, 2010
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