Obituaries, December 22, 2012

Dec. 22, 2012 @ 01:35 AM


Ellen Harris
CAROLEEN – Ellen Virginia Allred Harris, age 91, died Friday, December 21, 2012. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Harrelson Funeral Home.
Charles Edward Padgett
Charles Edward Padgett, age 78, of Hall Street, Forest City, North Carolina, died Friday, December 21, 2012, at Hospice House of Forest City.  
He was a native of Rutherford County and a son of the late Frank and Virginia Lowery Padgett. Charles was a member of Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church and retired from Sara Lee Textiles. He was a graduate of Tri Community High School and for many years was a salesman for Waldensian Bakery. Charles also served his country in the United States Air Force. 
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Jeffrey Lee Padgett.
Survivors include his wife, Mary June Padgett of the home, two sons; Michael J Padgett (Wanda), Robert Scott Padgett (Angela) and a sister, Debra Padgett Norville; six grandchildren, Timothy Paige Hilliard, Kristen Padgett Finucan (Mike), Mitchel Craig Padgett, Joshua Lee Padgett, and Jeremy Britt Padgett; three great-grandchildren, Arey Paige Hilliard, Savannah Kate Finucan, and Malayna Marie Padgett; a brother, Jerry Donald Padgett (Brenda), sisters, Ellen Padgett Huskey (Maurice) and Trudy Padgett Moore (Bill); and a number of nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at two o'clock Sunday, December 23, 2012, in the Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church with Reverend Ron Setzer officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery with military honors accorded by the Rutherford County Honor Guard. No formal visitation is planned and the family will receive friends at the cemetery following the service. Memorials may be made to Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church, PO box 880, Forest City, North Carolina 28043. 
The Padgett and King Mortuary is in charge of arrangements and an online guest registry is available at