Emilie Carol Padgett

July 3, 1936December 29, 2020
Obituary of Emilie Carol Padgett
Emilie Carol Padgett, 84, of Bloomington, IN passed away on Tuesday, December 29, 2020 at Monroe Hospital. She was born July 3, 1936 in Washington, IN to the late James Denver and Anna Berniece (Crane) Webster. Emilie graduated from Shoals High School in 1954 where she was voted as the smartest one in her class. She married the love of her life in 1959, her late husband Arnold Leroy “Buck” Padgett. Emilie attended Indiana University for a brief time before beginning her career with the U.S. Navy Crane and the U.S. Air Force at Allison’s in Indianapolis. She loved helping others and being around people as she had a very successful retail career with Lazarus/Macys for 17 years. She worked for the past 15 years with Deremiah-Frye Mortuary Greene & Harrell Chapel. Emilie was an active member of St. Paul’s United Methodist Church and for the Bloomington Lions Club. She also served on the Monroe County Fair Board where she organized and took charge of the ticket sales for the Monroe County Fair. Emilie loved to be outside and gardening, she loved to read and to travel. She had a deep love for her family and enjoyed spending time with her close friends. She is survived by her daughter, Lori Griffith and son-in-law, Greg of Charlestown, Indiana; her pride and joy, granddaughter, Kyleigh Griffith; her niece, Jeanne Webster; and nephew Dusty Webster. In addition to her parents, Emilie was preceded in death by her husband, Arnold Leroy “Buck” Padgett; her brother, David L. Webster; and both maternal and paternal grandparents. Graveside services will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 6, 2021 at Walnut Hill Cemetery in Odon, Indiana, officiated by Pastor David Mullens. Online condolences may be made to the family at

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Wednesday, January 06, 2021

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