Source: Crawfordsville Journal Review 12-Oct-1962 p. 4
Veedersburg- John Emmett Padgett, 73, retired restaurant owner, died Friday morning in his home at Veedersburg. He had been in failing health four and one-half years. Born at Cloverland, Ind., Mr. Padgett was the son of John W. and Sarah Padgett. He married Mabel Kellar Aug. 10, 1911. Mr. Padgett was a member of the EUB Church and a past master of the Veedersburg Masonic Lodge. Survivors include the widow; a son, John Padgett, of Duncan, Okla.; two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. The body was taken to the Fishero Funeral Home. Arrangements for the services are incomplete. - Lena H.
Source: Crawfordsville Journal Review 22 Oct 1962 p 12
Veedersburg--John Emmitt Padgett, age 72, a retired restaurant owner and farmer, died at 10 a. m. Friday, Oct. 12, at his farm home two miles west of Veedersburg on Route 136. He had been in failing health four and a half years. Born July 10, 1890, at Cloverland, he was the son of John W. and Sarah Padgett. He was married Aug. 10, 1911, to Mabel Kellar, who survives. He was the last member of his family. Other survivors include a son, John, of Duncan, Okla.; two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Mr. Padgett was a past master of the New Goshen Masonic Lodge and was a member of the EUB Church. Funeral services were held at the Fishero Funeral Home at 1 p. m. Monday, Oct. 15. The Rev. J. Samuel Pritchard officiated. Burial was in the Clearview Cemetery at Brazil. The New Goshen Masonic Lodge No. 557 conducted graveside rites. --typed by Walt W