Ms. Eva Darlene Padgett, 60, was born April 12, 1958 to the late Clarence Padgett, Sr. and the late Gladys Perry Padgett in Batesburg-Leesville, South Carolina. She departed this earthly life on Friday, July 13, 2018 at Palmetto Health Richland, Columbia, South Carolina.
Eva, affectionately known as “Darlene” to family and friends, was a Batesburg-Leesville High School graduate, Class of 1977. She attended Benedict College in Columbia, South Carolina after graduation. She was a lifelong member of Friendship Missionary Baptist Church of Batesburg-Leesville. Her loving spirit and quick smile will be missed by all.
Darlene was preceded in death by both parents and one brother, William Frankie Padgett.
Those left to cherish precious memories of Darlene include: three sisters – Clantis (Eugene) Gregg and Veronica Robinson, both of Batesburg-Leesville, South Carolina and Susie (John) Anderson of Gadsden, South Carolina; two brothers – Clarence Padgett, Jr. and David Padgett, both of Batesburg-Leesville, South Carolina; one sister-in-law – Shirleen Padgett of Lexington, South Carolina; four aunts – Catherine Gary and Eva (Joe) Barr, both of Batesburg-Leesville, South Carolina, Betty Randall of Brooklyn, New York and Lessie Raiford of Hempstead, New York; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and many sorrowing friends who will miss her dearly.