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 Ferne <I>Pruette</I> Padgett

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Ferne Pruette Padgett

  • Birth 15 Sep 1910 Boiling Springs, Cleveland County, North Carolina, USA
  • Death 11 Mar 2004 Lancaster, Lancaster County, South Carolina, USA
  • Burial Shelby, Cleveland County, North Carolina, USA
  • Memorial ID 28919720

Ferne"s obituary was published March 12 2004 in the "Shelby Star":

"Ferne Padgett

LANCASTER, S.C. — Mrs. Ferne Pruette Padgett, 93, of 1004 Hardin St., formerly of Boiling Springs, died Thursday, March 11, 2004, at Springs Memorial Hospital.

She was a native of Boiling Springs, a daughter of the late R. Lander and Ollie Bridges Pruette. She retired from Cone Mills, Cliffside Plant. She was a graduate of Cliffside High School, attended Gardner-Webb College and graduated from Cecils Business College. She was a member of Boiling Springs Baptist Church, where she was a member of the Senior Adult Choir and Fidelis Sunday School Class. She was a member and past regent of Flint Hill Chapter NSDAR, Lucille Wall Music Club, Philsonian Book Club, and Boiling Springs Homemakers Club. She served as organist at Cliffside Baptist Church for 30 years and also served as organist at Sharon United Methodist Church.

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, James Lee Padgett.

She is survived by one daughter and son-in-law, Virginia and Bill Biggerstaff of Lancaster, S.C.; grandchildren, Blair Biggerstaff and wife, Laura, Scott Biggerstaff and wife, Sue, and Elizabeth Harris; and six great-grandchildren.

The funeral will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at Boiling Springs Baptist Church, with Dr. Carroll Page officiating.

Burial will follow in Cleveland Memorial Park.

Visitation will be one hour before the service at the church.

Memorials may be made to Boiling Springs Baptist Church, P.O. Box 917, Boiling Springs, NC 28017; or First Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 990, Lancaster, SC 29721.

McKinney-Landreth Funeral Home of Cliffside is in charge of arrangements."

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  • Created by: Judith Parker-Proctor
  • Added: 10 Aug 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 28919720
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Ferne Pruette Padgett (15 Sep 1910–11 Mar 2004), Find A Grave Memorial no. 28919720, citing Cleveland Memorial Park, Shelby, Cleveland County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Judith Parker-Proctor (contributor 46583208) .