Mrs. Nina Elizabeth Adams Padgett, 83, of Tallapoosa, Georgia, died November 6, 2017. She was born May 19, 1934, in Tallapoosa, Georgia, to the late Steve and Emily Hughes Adams.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sister, Jacqueline Dewberry, and brother and sister-in-law, Carl and Awana Adams.

Elizabeth was a member of The First United Methodist Church in Tallapoosa where she was a worker and promoter for 15 years of the American Red Cross Blood Drive. She received the volunteer of the year twice from The American Red Cross. She was a member of The Friends of the Library and the Tallapoosa Garden Club.

She is survived by her husband of 62 years, Douglas Padgett; son and daughter-in-law, Al and Jan Padgett, all of Tallapoosa; daughter and son-in-law, Alisa and Jay Kimbrell of Tucker, Georgia; brothers and sisters in law, William “Bill” and Fay Adams of Rutledge, Tennessee, and Stevie and Denise Adams of Tallapoosa; and brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Hobbie and Bobbie Dewberry of Bainbridge, Georgia.

Funeral services will be held November 10 at 2 p.m. at Tallapoosa First United Methodist Church with Rev. Jimmy Bryan officiating. Music will be by Lynn Cole and Diane Gray. Pallbearers serving will be Scott Adams, Fred Adams, Seth Benefield, Daryl Morgan, Keith Adams, Steve Mundy, Jack Carlson and Adam Treadwell. Honorary pallbearers will be the American Red Cross Blood Drive volunteers and employees.

Burial will follow in Hollywood Cemetery.

Her family will receive friends at Miller Funeral Home Friday between 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.

Sympathies may be sent to the family at

Miller Funeral Home, Tallapoosa.


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