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Imogene J. 'Jeanie' (Snell) Padgett

Imogene J. “Jeanie” (Snell) Padgett, 89, of rural Frankfort, died Aug. 11, 2019 at Wesley Manor. She was born Sept. 20, 1929 at home in Michigantown to Ralvue G. & Jesse Olive (Bannon) Snell. Imogene has resided at Wesley Manor Retirement Community for the past six years, previously from Colfax. She married Lloyd W. Padgett on Sept. 27, 1947 at the Salem UP (Mud Creek) Church near Elizaville in Boone County. He preceded her in death on Sept. 5, 2002.

Mrs. Padgett was a graduate of 1947 Frankfort High School. She was a farm wife, mother of six and grandmother to many. Imogene was a member of Kirklin & Colfax O.E.S. and current member of Clinton O.E.S., AIM Home Ec. Club, Modern Mother’s Club of Jackson Township, Clinton County Antique Machinery Club, Inc., where she and Lloyd proudly displayed their Allis-Chalmers UC High Crop Cane Tractor. They enjoyed camping and traveling to the shows to display their big orange tractor. She worked previously worked at Mallory controls of Frankfort and was the Perry Township Trustee from 1984-1994. Imogene was a member of the New Hope Church where she was very active with the women’s group and children’s director for many years. She loved to plan events and if there was food to cook, she was on the committee. Crafts were always being made for gifts or sold. Christmas time was her favorite time for decorating, at times as many as 20 trees of different shapes. Imogene loved keeping up with her children and grandchildren through 4-H, school activities and many, many sporting events.

She is survived by three daughters, Constance “Connie” J. (Duane) Blacker of Colfax, Pamela “Pam” G. (Mark) Clements of Kirklin, and Bonnie L. (Randy) Sottong of Kempton; two sons, L. Michael Padgett of Colfax, and Kent A. (Tammy) Padgett of Frankfort; a daughter-in-law, Jackie S. Padgett of Frankfort; 15 grandchildren, 28 great-grandchildren and 10 great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her spouse, parents and in-laws, LaVere and Wilma Padgett; son, Phillip Padgett; daughter-in-law, Jill Padgett; an infant grandchild; grandsons-in-law, Steve Moore and Todd McCollum; and seven aunts and uncles.

Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 18, 2019 with an Order of Eastern Star service beginning at 7 p.m. at Goodwin Funeral Home, 200 S. Main St., Frankfort. Funeral celebration will be 10:30 a.m. Monday, Aug. 19, 2019 at the funeral home. Burial will be in Green Lawn Memorial Park. Memorial donations may be made to Clinton County Antique Machinery Club, Inc. Please visit goodwinfuneralhome.com, where you may share a memory with the family.