Leatha "Lea" M. Padgett of O’Fallon, MO, passed away at the age of 84 Wednesday, June 12, 2019. She was preceded in death by her husband, James “Dan” Padgett, Sr.; her parents, Willie and Carlona Thomas; five siblings; and her grandchildren, Tristan Padgett and Ethan Brumbeloe.
Lea is survived by her children, James “Dan” (Kate) Padgett, Jr. and Ray Brumbeloe; her brother, Robert Thomas; her grandchildren, Garrett Padgett, Cody Shannon, David Brumbeloe, Zach (Sidney) Harrell, Brittany Harrell, and Nate Harrell; and her great-grandchildren, Nora and Abram.
Lea was a loving mother and grandmother who raised and always supported her two sons. She was a bargain-hunter extraordinaire who could find a deal anywhere she went shopping. She enjoyed watching movies, dancing and listening to Blues music. Lea was a woman who could always put a smile on her family’s face. She was very loved and will be missed by all who knew her.
Contributions in Lea’s memory may be made to Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital.