Originally created 10/31/04

Mrs. Mary Rountree Padgett (KEYSVILLE, Ga.)



KEYSVILLE, Ga. - Mrs. Mary Rountree Padgett, 81, passed away on Friday, October 29, 2004 at the Brentwood Terrace Health Care in Waynesboro. Mrs. Padgett was a homemaker and a member of Crossroads Baptist Church. She served in her church for many years until she was not able any longer. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday November 1, 2004 at Crossroads Baptist Church with Rev. Dan Bowen and Rev. Mike Andrews officiating. Burial will follow at the Pine Hill Baptist Church Cemetery, Hephzibah. Mrs. Padgett will lie in state at the church for 10 to 11 a.m. on the day of the service. Mrs. Padgett was preceded in death by her husband of 54 years, Ashley J. "Son" Padgett and her daughter, Mary Joyce Wren. Survivors include daughters, Peggy Gulyban (Mark) Martinez; Cornelia P. Reynolds, Keysville; Cindy Lathem (Larry), Hephzibah; four sisters, Betty Neely, Lillian Shaw, Susie Joiner, Margaret Drake; two brothers, Lewis R. Rountree an d Preston Rountree. Mrs. Padgett is also survived by ten grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren. The following gentlemen have been asked to be pallbearers: Joe Crenshaw, Michael Gallagher, James Clark, Calley Jackson, Rod Drake and Jeff Padgett. We kindly ask that the pallbearers meet at the church at 9:45 a.m. at the church on the day of the service. The family will receive friends from 3-5 p.m. Sunday, October 31, 2004 at the DeLoach-Kennedy Funeral Home Chapel, 2546 Hwy 88 Hephzibah, Ga. 706-592-5000. Those desiring, may make memorials to Crossroads Baptist Church, 1285 Winter Rd., Hephzibah, Ga. 30815. Funeral arrangements respectfully conducted by DeLoach-Kennedy Funeral Home, 2546 Hwy 88 Hephzibah, Ga. 706-592-5000 Sign the guestbook at AugustaChronicle.com

The Augusta Chronicle October 31, 2004