Thelma Padgett, 73, of Vincennes, passed away at 4 p.m. on Monday, April 12, 2021, at BridgePointe Health Campus.
She was born Oct. 16, 1947, in Vincennes to Bernard William and Mary Marie (McKinley) Padgett Sr.
Thelma worked for Sodexo at Vincennes University, Tobacco Road, Decker Truck Stop, Cash-N-Dash, and Brown Shoe Factory. She graduated from St. Rose Academy and attended St. Mary’s of the Woods. She enjoyed long car rides, working puzzles, bingo, and Coca Cola. A bubbly person, Thelma was the social butterfly at BridgePointe. She loved her family and all her friends as she cared for anyone she met.
Surviving are her children, Michelle Hornsby of Vincennes and Robert Hasenour and his wife, Penni, of Jasper; her brother, Henry Padgett of Vincennes; her sister in-law, Bev Miller of Vincennes; her grandchildren, Carsen “Jennifer” Christmas, Adam Hornsby; Nathaniel and Daniel Chapman, whom she considered grandchildren; and a nephew, Hank Padgett of Vincennes and his fiancé, Sandy Holman.
She was preceded in death by her parents; son, Mickey “Big Mick” Padgett; and her brother, Bernard William Padgett Jr.
Funeral services will be held Thursday at Goodwin-Sievers Funeral Home, 524 Broadway St., Vincennes, with Rev. Trevor Murry officiating. Burial will follow in the Memorial Park Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 9:30-11:30 a.m. on Thursday at the funeral home.