Donna J. Padgett

EAST PALESTINE – Donna J. Padgett, 80, of Padgett Road, died at 6:50 p.m. Thursday at the Covington Community Campus following a lengthy illness.

Born Aug. 11, 1933, she was the daughter of the late Clyde and Verna (Lumley) Fiscus.

Mrs. Padgett had been employed as a bookkeeper with area businesses, including the former Insul Company. She was a member of the Grace Lutheran Church.

Survivors include her husband, Harold Padgett, whom she married Jan. 31, 1953; two daughters, Conny L. Padgett and Ellen S. Foor, both of East Palestine; two sons, Robert W. Padgett of East Palestine and Jeffrey V. Padgett of Bellvue, Texas; a sister, Marilyn Schall of Logan; 10 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from noon to 2 p.m. Sunday at the Oliver-Linsley Funeral Home (

A funeral service will be conducted at the conclusion of calling hours with the Rev. Donald Penz of her church officiating.