Janie Daniel Padgett, 95, died Thursday, April 26, 2012 at the Appling Healthcare System. Mrs. Padgett was born July 1, 1916 and was the daughter of Cleburn Laing and Carrie Wood Daniel of Bellville. After attending school in Claxton she went on to Berry College where she graduated with a degree in Home Economics. Janie eventually moved to Baxley and married H. C. Padgett in 1942. In 1956 she became the Home Economist for Appling County and continued there until she retired. She was preceded in death by her husband, H. C. Padgett; two sisters, Evelyn D. Mallard and Carolyn D. Head; and two brothers, Carolus and Cecil Daniel.
Survivors include her daughter, Beth (Terry) Rentz and son, Henry (Sandra) Padgett, all of Baxley; four grandchildren, Nancy, Daniel, Jason and Carrie Ann and six great-grandchildren also survive.
Grave side services were held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, April 28 in Omega Cemetery with the Rev. Thad Harvey officiating.
In lieu of flowers remembrances may be made to the First United Methodist Church Children’s Ministry Fund, 217 South Main Street, Baxley, GA 31513.
Arrangements were under the direction of Swain Funeral Home.