17 Jul Lillian Padgett
June 10, 1939 – July 10,2018
Reflection of Life
Lillian Padgett was affectionately known as “Lil, and Grandma”, was born on June 10, 1939, in Aiken, South Carolina, a loving and devoted daughter to the late Wilson and Lurlean Padgett. She was called home to eternal peace on Tuesday, July 10, 2018.
Lillian came to Washington, DC Public School System where she graduated from Eastern High School. Lillian worked as a Personal Assistant and Confidant to the late Joan Gindes for over 30 years and retired in 2010. In retirement, Lillian spent her days reading and working her many jigsaw puzzles. She enjoyed spending time with family and friends, especially her grandchildren in which she was most proud. You could always find Lillian shopping at the mall of getting together with friends for lunch, she always had a standing appointment to get her hair done. Lillian was a burst of joy to be around and everyone loved being in her presence for she made everyone feel welcome at her home. She would always say, “Come on in, sit down, you want something to drink?”
In addition to her parents, Lillian was preceded in death by her sister Rosa Mae, but leaves to cherish her memories sons Ronnie Padgett (Junita) of Laurel, MD, Reginald Padgett (Patrina) of Waldorf, MD, and Clifton Padgett of Washington, DC, one brother, Wilson Padgett, Jr., one sister, Kella Davis of Washington, DC, five grandchildren, Jamal Henderson, Reginald Padgett II, Tiffany Padgett, Ondre Padgett and Tyla Frazier-Padgett, a devoted friend, Gwendolyn Moye of Bowie, MD, and her close friend Betteen Anderson, of Laurel, MD, along with a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.