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March 10, 2013

Martha Alliene (Phillips) Padgett

McALESTER — Martha Alliene (Phillips) Padgett, 73, of Krebs, died Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013, at her home.

Services are to be a private with inurnment at a later date at Tannehill Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Bishop Funeral Service of McAlester.

Born Dec. 18, 1939, in Hannah, she was the daughter of Walter H. and Lela Mae (Shropshire) Phillips. She grew up and received her education in Hannah, Bugtussle and McAlester, graduating from McAlester High School.

She lived most of her life and established her home in Krebs, then a short time in McAlester.

She enjoyed, cooking, sewing, being outdoors, watching Westerns, fishing and spending time with her family and with her online friends.

She worked several jobs throughout the years, including at Seamprufe, Komar and Son and Henson Kickernicks as a seamstress for many years. She also worked at Walmart and was a truck driver for several years.

Survivors include three daughters, Carolyn and John Karr, of Tulsa, Pamela and Jack Senter, Pass Christian, Miss., and Leona and Johnny Williams, of Langley; three sons, Earl Jr. and Lisa Padgett, of Krebs, Sammy Padgett, of McAlester, and Glen and Julie Padgett, of Indianola; three sisters, Virginia and Charles Mathis, Palestine, Texas, Florence Glendenning, Hot Springs, Ark., and Claudie Mae Crafton, of McAlester, and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her father, Walter H. Phillips Sr.; her mother, Lela Mae Wheat; a stepfather, Albert Willie Wyett Wheat; her husband, Earl L. Padgett Sr.; a son, Paul Virgil Allen, and three brothers Walter H. Phillips Jr., Wayne L. Wheat and G.W. Wheat Sr.

 

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