Omie Oneita Gay Padgett, 93, of Jacksonville, died Thursday, May 30, following an illness. A funeral service will be held at 11:00A.M., Saturday, June 1, in the chapel of Vaughn Funeral Home, McRae, with burial at Friendship Church Cemetery. Visitation is Friday, 6:00-9:00P.M.
A native of Rhine, Ms. Padgett was the daughter of the late William Reuben Gay and the late Mary Leola Ray Gay, and was the wife of the late Edward Lee Padgett. A homemaker, she formerly worked with the Telfair County Board of Education and was a member of Blockhouse Baptist Church.
Survivors include her daughters, Mary Helen (Carlton) Bowen of Jacksonville, Christine (Harry) Gay of Garfield and Omie Scott of Baxley; grandchildren, James (Cindy) Bowen, Annette Merrier, Enola (John) Proctor, Joy Scott, Elon Scott and LeAnn (Jose) Santos; great-grandchildren, Tyler (Ginny) Bowen, Lindsey Bowen, Ethan Merrier, Conner Merrier, Ada Godwin, Ana Godwin, Erin Proctor, Jimmy Proctor, Henry Proctor and Treasure Conley; and two great-great-grandchildren.