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Markoleta Padgett (07-24-2014)
Markoleta Padgett, 92, passed away Saturday, July 19, 2014. Marky was born September 6, 1921, to Frank and Genereuse (Catte) Miner in Lyons, Kansas.
Marky graduated from East High in Wichita, Kan. in 1939. She was the office manager for Penka Accounting in Turon, Kan. until 2012. She was an active member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Pratt, Kan. She also served on the board of the Turon Senior Center. Marky lived in Turon from 1950 to 2013, spending the last few months with sons in Farmerville.
Marky was always inquisitive, an avid reader, and with the help of her faith and a wealth of family and friends, she enjoyed a full life.
Marky was preceded in death by: Her parents and her sister Treva Crossley.
She is survived by: Sons Gary E. Padgett and wife Gerrie and Bruce L. Padgett; grandchildren Scott Jehle of Rose Hill, Kan., Michelle Padgett of Overland Park, Kan., Kimberly Valderas of Weslaco, Texas and J. Drew Padgett of San Diego, Calif.; as well as 13 great-grandchildren.