GRANGER - Nellie Padgett, 80, passed away peacefully on the morning of Dec. 4, 2010.
She was born May 17, 1930 in Charleston, daughter of Henry Lawrence and Delma Sims Holliman. Her family moved to Columbia where she spent her childhood and met her lifelong sweetheart, Oscar, after he came to Utah from Ohio after the war to find work in the mines. They were married March 23, 1948 in Elko, Nev. Her three boys were born and raised in Columbia. In 1965 they moved their family to Granger where they have resided ever since. Oscar passed away in 2004 and she has been so lonely without him in her life. She is now being comforted in his loving arms. She devoted her entire life to her family and strived to be the best wife and mother she could be.
Survived by sons: Larry, West Valley City; Jim (Louise), Coalville; Brett (Becky) West Jordan; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren; brother, Boyd (Colleen) Holliman, Huntington Beach, Calif; and her loved ones from Ohio. Preceded in death by husband, Oscar; grandson, Zack; sisters: Norma Felt and Donna Christy.
Funeral services will be held Friday, Dec. 10, 2010, 12:00 noon at the Hunter Stake Center, 3725 S. Pavant Avenue (5000 W.). Viewings will be held Thursday, 6-8 p.m. at McDougal Funeral Home, 4330 S. Redwood Road and Friday at the church, 11-11:45 a.m. Interment, Valley View Memorial Park.