Essie Ida Padgett was born on March 25, 1928 in Marquez, Texas to Fred Copeland and Ida Mae Noey Copeland. She passed away Saturday, October 13, 2018 in Franklin, Texas at the age of 90 years.
Essie was admitted into the Baptist faith by baptism in Marquez, Texas and married James Roland Padgett on April 25, 1945. She was a homemaker. She was a life resident of Marquez.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; daughter, Sheila Montez Padgett and son, James Fredrick Padgett; brothers, Fred Copeland, Eugene Copeland, Milton Copeland, Shelton Copeland and Willie Copeland; sisters, Irene Hall and Ofiline Tyler; great granddaughter, Stephanie Brooke Bates
She is survived by: Sons and Daughter-in-law; Bobby Gene and Mary Padgett of Marquez and Roland Michael Padgett of Marquez. Sister, Etta Spinks, 11 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren and 16 great-great-Ggrandchildren.
Services were held on Saturday, October 20, 2018 at the McCauley Funeral Chapel in Franklin. Burial followed in the Winn Cemetery.