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McKenna Grace Wethington Padgett

  • Birth 29 Apr 2004 Kentucky, USA
  • Death 31 May 2011 Kentucky, USA
  • Burial Waynesburg, Lincoln County, Kentucky, USA
  • Memorial ID 71439879

McKenna Grace Wethington Padgett, 7 years of age, of Junction City, Kentucky, departed this life on Tuesday, May 31st, 2011 at the University of Kentucky Children's Hospital.

She was born in Lexington, Kentucky on April 29th, 2004, the daughter of Stefanie Lynn Padgett Oblisk. She was a student at Woodlawn Elementary School and she attended Our Redeemer Lutheran Church.

McKenna enjoyed dance, ballet / jazz, and cheerleading, most of all she enjoyed colorful art, especially rainbows. She was also known for her writing and received the "Best Speller" award in her first grade class. McKenna was happiest when surrounded by family and friends.

She was survived by her parents, Stefanie Lynn Padgett Oblisk and Gerald Lee Oblisk Jr. of Junction City, Kentucky and Marie Wethington of Danville, Kentucky; one brother, Connor James Wethington Padgett of Junction City, Kentucky; two sisters, Madelyn Shae Oblisk and Josselyn Leigh Oblisk, both of Junction City, Kentucky; grandparents, Clinton "Paw" and Barbara "Maw" Padgett of Lexington, Kentucky, and Sharon "Nana" and William "Poppy" Woodrum of Hustonville, Kentucky; grandmother, Patricia Wethington, of Columbia, Kentucky; and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins & extended family.

She was survived by Chase Alexander Wethington Padgett, her brother for a short while, who passed away two days later on Thursday, June 2nd, 2011.

She was preceded in death by her grandfather, Jim "Duck" Wethington; and grandparents, Sherry Rae and Gerald Lee Oblisk Sr.

Visitations were held after 6:00 p.m. on Friday, June 17th, 2011 at the First Baptist Church of Danville, Kentucky.

Funeral services were held at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 18th, 2011 at the First Baptist Church of Danville with Bro. Mike Mullins and Bro. Tim Mathis officiating.

The Morris & Hislope Funeral Home in Somerset, Kentucky was in charge of the arrangements for Chase.

Burial followed in the Double Springs Cemetery.

THIS IS A TRIBUTE IN MEMORY OF McKENNA,

I'd like the memory of me
to be a happy one.
I'd like to leave an after glow
of smiles when life is done.
I'd like to leave an echo
whispering softly down the ways,
Of happy times and laughing times
and bright and sunny days.
I'd like the tears of those who grieve,
to dry before the sun
of happy memories
that I leave when my life is done.

Gravesite Details McKenna was one of two triplet siblings killed in a violent crash. Thank You Earth Angel Beth Bailey For Sponsoring McKenna Grace.
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  • Originally Created by: Cadmus
  • Added: 15 Jun 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 71439879
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  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for McKenna Grace Wethington Padgett (29 Apr 2004–31 May 2011), Find A Grave Memorial no. 71439879, citing Double Springs Cemetery, Waynesburg, Lincoln County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by MRS.STEPHENRAYVAUGHAN!!! (contributor 46929689) .