Funeral services for Marvin Ellis Padgett, 92, of Bethune, SC will be held at 2:00 PM, Monday, April 15, 2013 at Bethune Baptist Church, in Bethune. Rev. Larry Fraser will officiate. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6:00-7:30 PM, Sunday, April 14, 2013 at Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel. Memorials may be made in Ellis’ memory to Agape Hospice, 141 Stoneridge Drive, Columbia, SC 29210 or Bethune Baptist Church, P.O. Box 326, Bethune, SC 29009.
Marvin Ellis Padgett, husband of Mary Alice Boyce Padgett, was born in Bethune, SC, the son of the late Samuel Berrow Padgett and Gertrude Ellis Padgett. He was a retired postmaster and a member of Bethune Baptist Church.
Besides his wife, Ellis is survived by his sons, Marvin Padgett (Becky), Kenneth Padgett (Darlene) and Myron Padgett (Connie); grandchildren, Keri Blankenship (Rev. Craigan Blankenship), Kellie Camp (Rev. Paul Camp), and Brandon Padgett; great-grandchildren, Hannah, Cayden, and Zoe Blankenship and Parker and Ellis Camp; brother, S.B. Padgett.
The family would like to thank Agape Hospice, along with a special thank you to Cindy Steen and her helpers for the wonderful care given to Ellis.
The family would also like to especially thank caregiver, Brenda Commander.
Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel, is in charge of the arrangements.
Online condolences may be sent to the Padgett family by visiting www.kornegayfuneral.com.